"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.