Once Again, Congress Reaches Into Taxpayer Wallets for the Renewable Energy Lobby

Inclusion of corporate welfare and unnecessary tax extensions a major mistake. WASHINGTON DC (December 21, 2020) – The American Energy Alliance (AEA), the country’s premier pro-consumer, pro-taxpayer, and free-market energy organization, released the following response to news that Congress has agreed to include special green giveaways for the powerful renewable energy lobby – which has already drained billions […]

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The Stealth Green New Deal

As negotiations continue on a year-end government funding bill as well as a new round of coronavirus relief spending, bad energy policy is looking to hitch a ride. The zombie Manchin-Murkowski energy bill, which we call the American Energy Bureaucracy Act, has staggered back into the picture. In the fall, the bill got even worse […]

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President Trump Holds the Line: Protects Middle Class Taxpayers from the Green New Deal

AEA cheers holiday reprieve for taxpayers, but more work needs to be done WASHINGTON DC (December 17, 2019) – Thomas Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, issued the following statement in response to news of an agreement on tax extensions for FY 2020. The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to cast formal votes […]

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Trump Budget Supports a Strong Energy Future

WASHINGTON – Today, the Trump administration delivered its proposed Fiscal Year 2020 budget to Congress. AEA President Thomas Pyle made the following statement in regards to the budget’s implications for American energy: “The Trump administration’s proposed 2020 budget would modernize government spending in a manner consistent with the energy revolution taking place before our very eyes. The government should […]

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President Trump’s Budget Prioritizes American Taxpayers

WASHINGTON — American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle has issued the following statement on the White House budget proposal: “President Trump’s budget, dubbed The New Foundation for American Greatness, has many of the elements required to live up to that ambitious billing. At a fundamental level, this budget reconsiders and aims to restore the appropriate […]

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Top 8 Ways to Rein in DOE Spending

Next week, the House will consider the FY 2016 DOE Appropriations bill. The Department of Energy has extended its reach into areas that are outside the bounds of the proper federal role with regard to energy. It should serve the public by providing basic research and development that is energy-source neutral and maintain the national […]

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Obama’s Budget: A Masterpiece of Energy Wastefulness

President Obama just released his fiscal 2015 budget[i] that spends lavishly on his pet projects including his epically-misnamed “all of the above” energy program. But, instead of keeping miners in their coal jobs that historically supplied the nation with most of its electricity, he is putting his dollars on ‘clean coal and natural gas’; instead of opening […]

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