or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Issue Position: Energy

Issue Position

By:
Date:
Location: Unknown

The energy crisis currently facing our nation is a matter of both economic and national security. Congress must find a solution to this challenge that allows the United States to decrease its dependence on unfriendly, foreign sources of oil and increase American energy production.

I believe we can meet our energy needs while preserving our natural environment, without a massive government regulatory program which will harm businesses and cost jobs. I oppose "cap and trade" proposals because they impose a massive tax and burdensome regulatory structure on greenhouse gasses which will cripple our economy. American businesses cannot afford to be put at a global disadvantage by onerous domestic energy policies.

We should support a wide-array of market-based energy solutions, including exploring America's oil and natural gas reserves, and developing the potential of nuclear, biomass, and other alternative sources. I believe that the federal government can create the conditions necessary to allow the private sector to innovate, create American jobs, stimulate the economy, and develop clean energy solutions.


Source:
Back to top