AFP Applauds House Passage of Northern Keystone Pipeline

May 23, 2013

AFP Applauds House Passage of Northern Keystone Pipeline

Arlington, VA- Today, Americans for Prosperity the nation’s largest free-market grassroots organization released the following statement regarding the passage of the northern segment of the XL Keystone Pipeline bill.

“Bi-partisan passage of this important, job creating bill is a step in the right direction for our long term energy needs and will help create lasting economic growth,” said AFP President Tim Phillips.  “We applaud the members of the U.S. House for moving our country forward and doing the right thing for their constituents. Now we urge the Senate and the President to set aside ideological extremism and pass this commonsense job-creating legislation.”

AFP issued a key vote alert before the vote, urging House members to support final passage.

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