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Charlie Dent's Public Statements on Issue: Energy

Full Name: Charles 'Charlie' W. Dent
Office: U.S. House (PA) - District 15, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 15
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Pamela; 3 Children: Kathryn, William, Jack
Birth Date: 05/24/1960
Birth Place: Allentown, PA
Home City: Allentown, PA
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Energy Security
Issue Position: Job Creation and Economic Growth
June 19, 2014 Congressman Dent Tells Dept of Energy to "Cool It" With Costly Ceiling Fan Regulations
March 5, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
July 25, 2013 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013
Oct. 18, 2012 Thompson Calls on EPA to Revise Coal Regulation, Preserve Jobs & Prevent Closure of 14 PA Waste Coal Plants
June 6, 2012 Dent Votes for Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill
Feb. 29, 2012 Dent Statement on Closure of Portland Generating Station
July 28, 2011 Dent Bill to Ban Synthetic Drugs Passes Energy & Commerce Committee
July 21, 2011 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - "Legislative Hearing to Address Bioterrorism, Controlled Substances, and Public Health Issues"
July 15, 2011 Dent Votes for Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill
May 12, 2011 Dent Votes to Increase American Energy Production
April 7, 2011 Dent Supports Energy Tax Prevention Act
March 10, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Lisa Jackson, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Feb. 16, 2011 Dent Receives Pathfinder Award for Work on Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology
June 17, 2010 Dent Responds to Barton's Comment on BP
March 3, 2010 Rep. Dent Seeks To Bar EPA From Issuing "Greenhouse Gas' Mandates That Will Cost American Jobs
Feb. 18, 2010 Rep. Dent Supports President's Decision To Embrace Nuclear Power
Jan. 27, 2010 Congressman Dent Statement On President's State Of The Union
Nov. 5, 2009 Providing For The Consideration Of H.R. 2868, Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act Of 2009
Aug. 17, 2009 Congressman Dent Concerned over Job Losses Resulting from Flawed Chemical Security Bill
June 26, 2009 American Clean Energy And Security Act Of 2009
June 26, 2009 Representative Dent Rejects Massive National Energy Tax That Will Kill Jobs, Raise Energy Costs
June 16, 2009 Hearing Of The House Committee On Homeland Security - The Chemical Facility Antiterrorism Act Of 2009
May 22, 2009 Rep. Dent cites Public Utilities Commissioners as latest opponents of "cap and tax" plan
April 2, 2009 Congressman Dent Opposes Big Spending Budget Plan
April 1, 2009 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2010
Sept. 25, 2008 Congressman Dent Hails Victory In Effort for Comprehensive Energy Plan
Sept. 16, 2008 Rep. Dent Expresses Concerns Over Energy Proposal, Calls for Vote On Bipartisan Energy Policy
Sept. 10, 2008 The Truth Squad
Sept. 2, 2008 Rep. Dent Takes Floor to Press Energy Diversification, Tout Legislation for American Energy Production
Aug. 28, 2008 Congressman Dent Continues Call for Comprehensive Energy Strategy
Aug. 1, 2008 Rep. Dent Criticizes Decision to Recess for Summer Without Addressing High Energy Prices
July 14, 2008 Rep. Dent Praises Lift of Presidential Ban on Offshore Exploration, Implores Congress to Follow
May 22, 2008 Congressman Dent Urges Leadership to Enact Commonsense Energy Policy
Dec. 18, 2007 Congressman Dent Supports Revised Energy Bill
Dec. 5, 2007 Rep. Dent votes against last-minute energy bill that will leave American consumers out in the cold
June 6, 2007 Hydrogen Prize, Product Of Rep. Dent's H2 Caucus, Gets Budget Boost
Jan. 18, 2007 Congressman Dent Votes To Recoup Drilling Revenue, Use Funds For Alternative Energy Fuels
July 31, 2006 Fuel Cell Caucus Leads Effort for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Funding
May 10, 2006 Congressman Dent Hails New Initiative to Speed Development of Hydrogen as a Fuel Source
April 10, 2006 Congressman Dent calls for increased investment in hydrogen technology development
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Energy
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Energy
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Social Services
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Energy
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