U. S. Congressman Pat Tiberi (R-OH), chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, today issued the following statement regarding the employment report for January 2017 by the Bureau of Labor St...
‘ALL OF THE ABOVE’ APPROACH WOULD INCREASE SUPPLY, LOWER ENERGY PRICES
Comprehensive Bill Would Help Today, Put Country On Right Track For Tomorrow
U.S. Congressman Pat Tiberi (R-OH) today became an original cosponsor of the American Energy Act, introduced by Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH). The bill combines a number of energy proposals into a comprehensive energy plan that would increase the supply of American energy, improve conservation efforts and energy efficiency, and expand emerging energy technology to lower energy costs and decrease our dependence on foreign energy supplies.
“This bill takes an ‘all of the above’ approach to lower energy prices for Central Ohio families,” said Congressman Tiberi. “Increasing domestic supply, developing alternative energy technology, and promoting conservation will help bring down energy prices today and put us on the right path toward energy independence in the future. Families need a break from prices at the pump; we must take action and urge the Democratic Majority to schedule a vote on this bill as soon as possible.”
To increase domestic energy supply in environmentally-sound way this bill would: