"By delaying a decision on the Keystone XL Pipeline permits, the President is putting politics over paychecks. Approval of this truly "shovel ready' private sector stimulus of $7 billion should be a no-brainer for anyone interested in creating jobs." -- Rep. Tim Griffin, 11/15/11
Leading voice in support of the Keystone XL Pipeline and the Little Rock-based jobs that were eliminated and threatened by President Obama's decision to deny it application to be built.
Surveyed Arkansas's Second Congressional District on their thoughts on the Keystone XL pipeline.
Voted to begin construction on Keystone as part of H.R. 3408, the Protecting Investment in Oil Shale the Next Generation of Environmental, Energy, and Resource Security (PIONEERS) Act.
Voted for H.R. 1231, the Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act.
Voted for H.R. 1230, the Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act.
Voted for H.R. 1229, the Gulf of Mexico back to Work Act.
Voted for H.R. 2021, the Jobs and Energy Permitting Act.
Voted for H.R. 1938, the North American-Made Energy Security Act.
Voted for H.R. 2842, the Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act.
Voted for H.R. 2273, the Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act.
Member of the Congressional Natural Gas Caucus on behalf of Arkansas workers
who are making our country more energy independent.