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Doc Hastings' Public Statements on Issue: Energy

Full Name: Richard 'Doc' Hastings
Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Claire; 3 Children: Kirsten, Petrina, Colin
Birth Date: 02/07/1941
Birth Place: Spokane, WA
Home City: Pasco, WA
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
Issue Position: Safe and Timely Hanford Cleanup
Issue Position: Using Common Sense to Reform the ESA
Issue Position: Lowering Gas Prices
Issue Position: An All-of-the Above American Energy Solution
June 17, 2014 House Appropriations Committee Releases Cleanup Funding Bill Details
May 7, 2014 Federal Red-Tape and Inconsistent Decision Making Hampering Efforts to Keep the Lights On and Reduce Forest Fire Risk
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Keeping the Lights On and Reducing Catastrophic Forest Fire Risk: Proper Management ofElectricity Rights of Way on Federal Lands
April 29, 2014 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - American Energy Jobs: Opportunities for Skilled Trades Workers
April 11, 2014 Balancing the Budget
April 2, 2014 Hastings Receives "Water Statesman Award" from the National Water Resources Association
March 31, 2014 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy, U.S. Department of Energy - Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility
March 25, 2014 House Approves Bill to Ensure Affordable Electricity for American Families and Businesses
March 25, 2014 Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America Act
March 25, 2014 Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 28, 2014 Chairman Hastings' Statement on the President's State of the Union Address
Jan. 17, 2014 Hastings Statement on Federal Columbia River Power System Biological Opinion
Jan. 9, 2014 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Obama Administration's War on Coal: The Recent Report by the Office of the Inspector General
Dec. 20, 2013 Weekly Message from Doc: Making Improvements to the Columbia River Treaty
Dec. 13, 2013 Hastings Statement on Final Recommendation on the Columbia River Treaty
Dec. 12, 2013 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - 2014 Activities
Dec. 9, 2013 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Columbia River Treaty
Nov. 20, 2013 House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Create Jobs & Advance Onshore American Energy Production
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - The Bonneville Power Administration Must Remain Independent
Oct. 29, 2013 Broad Agreement That New Water Storage Needed for Water Supply, Hydropower and Environmental Uses
Oct. 24, 2013 Chairman Hastings Statement on DOE's Memorandum on the Bonneville Power Administration
Oct. 2, 2013 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Hydropower
Sept. 19, 2013 Witnesses Agree Federal Regulatory Changes will Benefit Current and Future Hydropower Projects
Sept. 10, 2013 Letter to Secretary Ernest Moniz, Dept. of Energy - Keep Electricity Affordable for Pacific Northwest Ratepayers
Aug. 16, 2013 Weekly Message from Doc - Hydropower Plays an Important Role in the Pacific Northwest
Aug. 2, 2013 Hastings, McClintock Applaud Senate Passage of House Bill to Expand Renewable Hydropower Production
July 24, 2013 Five Ways President Obama Can Support New American Energy Jobs
July 24, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2218, Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1582, Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013
July 24, 2013 Committee Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Expand American Onshore Energy Production and Create Jobs
July 17, 2013 Statement from Congressman Doc Hastings on DOE's Environmental Management Restructuring
July 9, 2013 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
July 1, 2013 Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Obama Administration's War on Jobs and Proposed Coal Regulations
June 27, 2013 Hastings' Statement on U.S. Entity's "Working Draft" Regional Recommendations on Columbia River Treaty
June 26, 2013 Hearing of the House Water and Power Subcommittee of the Natural Resources Committee - The Power Marketing Administrations: A Ratepayer Perspective
June 26, 2013 Witnesses Underscore the Importance of Reliable, Affordable Electricity
June 25, 2013 Hastings: President's National Energy Tax Bad for Jobs and Economy
June 25, 2013 Hastings Statement on Hanford Funding in Fiscal Year 2014 House Energy and Water Appropriations Bill
May 30, 2013 Chairman Hastings Releases Draft Legislation to Expand Safe, Responsible Production of U.S. Offshore Energy Resources
May 15, 2013 House Committee Approves Legislation to Approve Transboundary Hydrocarbons Agreement with Mexico
April 26, 2013 Hastings' Statement on Senators' Discussion Draft of Nuclear Waste Legislation
April 24, 2013 Committee Approves Keystone XL Pipeline Bill to Create Jobs, Lower Energy Prices, & Increase America's Energy Security
April 24, 2013 Bill Introduced to Approve Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreement with Mexico
April 17, 2013 Hearing of the House Oversight Committee - "State Lands vs, Federal Lands Oil and Gas Production: What State Regulators are Doing Right "
April 16, 2013 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power - "Examining the Proposed Fiscal Year 2014 Spending, Priorities and the Missions of the Bureau of Reclamation, the Four Power Marketing Administrations and the U.S. Geological Survey's Water Resources Program"
April 10, 2013 Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act
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