Energy & Environment Legislative Alerts
By Justin Sykes The Obama Administration is considering two massive land grabs – one in Utah and another in the U.S. Pacific Islands – that could prove economically disastrous for the state and local economies within those regions. That’s because under the guise of the Antiquities Act, a century old law, the President can unilaterally [...]
Dear Members of the United States Congress: On behalf of 2.5 million activists in all fifty states, Americans for Prosperity urges you to consider the following principles as you consider legislation providing funding following September 30. Extend current spending levels into the 114th Congress. While current spending levels are already too high, the legislature should [...]
Dear Representatives: On behalf of more than two million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write in strong support of HB 5078, the Waters of the U.S. Regulatory Overreach Protection Act. HB 5078 would prevent the EPA from finalizing the Waters of the U.S. rule that seeks to clarify the federal government’s [...]
By Justin Sykes In a move that seems to be all-too-familiar for this administration, the President is slated to try and bypass Congress and the American public yet again, this time in order to join an international climate change agreement. The expected agreement is highly controversial, and has generated opposition across the political spectrum – [...]
President Obama’s beleaguered Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has faced much criticism for the wide-reaching rules on power plants it recently proposed. American families and businesses are rightly worried that this new proposed rule would hurt economic growth and job creation and provide little if any benefit. Last week bought another of challenge to the new rules.