Waxman-Markey cap-and-trade bill
April 27th, 2010
The following came in from the Republican Party of Texas:Here we go again. Texans deserve straight answers from the people who want to lead us. Democrat Bill White is running for governor of our state, so it's fair to ask...
February 19th, 2010
Texas's own, three time elected official of the Texas Railroad Commission, and Voice of the previous Voice of the Texas GOP feature gave a well-received speech today at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
December 29th, 2009
Although a climate bill that would create an economy wide market for greenhouse gas emissions cleared the House earlier this year, the ongoing brutal health care battle and the current state of the economy have caused...
December 8th, 2009
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Monday that greenhouse gases are a danger to public health and welfare.
November 11th, 2009
In a Huffington Post article, Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, gives his take on environmental policy saying
November 5th, 2009
Despite both a Republican boycott and a stern "no" from Montana's Senator, Democrat Max Baucus, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has
October 25th, 2009
In a recent post entitled "Steep Decline in Americans' Belief in Global Warming," the Huffington Post whines that "Americans seem to be cooling toward global warming."Just 57 percent think there is solid evidence the world...
October 9th, 2009
As has been previously blogged by John Cornyn, the Waxman-Markey cap-and-trade bill, which Obama has proclaimed to be a "win-win-win-win-win" proposition, will have detrimental effects on the Texas economy.Well now a group...
September 3rd, 2009
Texas GOP Vote recently blogged about the Chamber of Commerce vs. EPA action over global warming. We have heard the left-wing environmentalists' complaint that the Chamber's is attempting to "sow political discord by...
August 27th, 2009
Do you think the Democrats are really telling us the truth behind global warming or are they just using it as another reason to tax us?This video gives us an inside look into Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth and why...
February 19th, 2010
Thursday, I joined the Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) in announcing the findings of critical new research on the severe impact federal climate change, or cap-and-trade, legislation would have on the Texas economy....
January 27th, 2010
I issued the following statement after agreeing to cosponsor a Resolution of Disapproval of the EPA’s Endangerment Rule, introduced by U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and supported by a bipartisan group of Senators:
December 11th, 2009
This is a letter to the UN Secretary General, signed by 142 scientists who cite and list numerous questions about supposed global warming science. I doubt that many of these imagine it is really the case, but the letter is...
November 24th, 2009
Even two attorneys who work for the EPA claim cap-and-trade is a lie and a rip-off!
November 10th, 2009
Texas GOP Vote previously blogged about the significance of the last chapter in SuperFreakonomics entitled “What do Al Gore and Mount Pinatubo have in common?” We all know who Al Gore is but what exactly is the...
November 3rd, 2009
Despite a boycott by Republican leaders in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, the Democrats, led by Senator Barbara Boxer of California, have decided to forge ahead with climate change legislation
October 22nd, 2009
The Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas W. Elmendorf testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee recently regarding the long term effects of the cap-and-trade provisions of H.R. 2454, the...
September 30th, 2009
As Chairman of the Texas Workforce Commission, I deal on a weekly and monthly basis with state and national unemployment figures.
August 31st, 2009
If anyone was ever questioning whether the outrage over the proposed cap-and-trade bill (otherwise known as "cap-and-tax") is a Republican fabrication, then this should help convince against that! The U.S.
July 28th, 2009
"Cold prompts grizzly bear attack warning: 'Unseasonably cold temps have made food scarce for bears, pushing them closer to towns to find more' ""Not so peachy: Ohio cold snap takes bite out of local...