Senators Seek Higher Energy Prices

Is now the right time to increase energy prices with a new tax on energy? Despite the fact that inflation is the highest it’s been in forty years and the U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter of 2022, Republican Senators Kevin Cramer, Lindsey Graham, and Bill Cassidy apparently think so.  They’re plotting with Democrat […]

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Democrats Break Biden’s Promise And Work To Raise Energy Prices

As American motorists reel from gasoline prices averaging more than $4.20 nationally, it’s important to shine a critical light on so-called climate policies that would drive prices up even higher. Consider for example the provocatively-named “Polluters Pay Climate Fund Act,” originally introduced last August by Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) along with Bernie Sanders and a coalition […]

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Don’t Collude In Raising Energy Prices

After many months of discussion, votes are expected in the next few weeks on some sort of infrastructure package as well as the first votes on the Democratic Party’s go-it-alone additional spending bill (beyond the regular budget), which they want to pass through reconciliation.  While the administration’s preposterous attempt to define every progressive spending priority […]

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AEA Responds to GOP Tax Plan

WASHINGTON – Thomas J. Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, has issued the following statement on today’s release of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “This pro-growth tax reform plan is a breath of fresh air for American businesses and the American people. The immediate lowering of the corporate tax rate to 20 percent will […]

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In D.C., Renewables Fraud Greeted With More Money

Despite the recent hearing on massive fraud connected with the Renewables Fuel Standard, the Senate Finance committee has approved the friendly-sounding “Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012.” Among other provisions, the Act would extend the $1/gallon tax credit for biodiesel producers through 2013, a measure estimated to cost $2.1 billion (in forfeited […]

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