June 28th, 2019
Is wind turbine electricity even “green”? A number of very credible studies, according to Forbes Magazine, asserts that the actual costs of generating wind power is three times the cost of using natural gas to make the same...
May 3rd, 2019
Thursday, I released the following statement after voting in opposition of H.R. 9, The Climate Action Now Act.
November 18th, 2017
President Trump’s energy agenda assures a bright future for Americans. He and his delegation did an amazing job defending free market capitalism, national sovereignty, and our standard of living in Bonn without pandering to...
September 25th, 2017
I have spent thirty-one years as in-house counsel, representing large manufacturing corporations in the United States; including nineteen years as Chief of Litigation at the third largest chemical manufacturer in the world...
July 14th, 2016
A little known but controversial development, an environmental group is in the odd position of opposing land restoration on an old oilfield. The 400-acre parcel of land, called Banning Ranch, has had oil production since the...
March 18th, 2016
While the political campaigns are moving on, Obama's Stalinist tactics were on parade when Loretta Lynch confirmed that she's referring complaints to DOJ against oil companies for potential criminal prosecution.
February 5th, 2016
President Obama’s proposed tax on oil is an egregious tax hike on American families and an attack on American energy.
January 27th, 2016
he New York Times ran an op-ed last week extolling the virtues of a carbon tax by trying to poo-poo the idea that a tax on carbon emissions (which are produced by burning fossil fuels like coal, oil, and natural gas during...
December 14th, 2015
The recent climate agreement is nothing more a great betrayal of the middle class and poor here in the United States as the left will continue their war on fossil fuels while increasing the cost of energy.
May 6th, 2019
It’s always a great day when I get a visit from Texas students! This week, over 100 students from The John Cooper School in The Woodlands, Texas came for their annual DC field trip.
March 26th, 2019
Yesterday I discussed the upcoming vote on the Green New Deal, which would have disastrous effects for Texas and the country. Excerpts of my floor remarks are below, and video can be found here.We'll soon have an opportunity...
November 8th, 2017
Certain young Americans severely infected with political correctness, called Snowflakes, are in Bonn, Germany, for the United Nations Climate Change meeting to make DEMANDS. They call themselves the “U.S.
January 17th, 2017
Do you love irony like I do? Sometimes there's just so much irony, you almost can't help but point it out and shake your head at it. Or laugh at it. Or elbow your friend in the ribs and bring their attention to it so you can...
April 4th, 2016
A few things struck me over the past week. If you want to know why Bernie Sanders should never be allowed near the Presidency, a comment that he made about charitable organization when he attended a meeting kicking off a...
March 15th, 2016
The Oversight Subcommittee today held a hearing titled “Racing to Regulate: EPA’s Latest Overreach on Amateur Drivers” to review proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations targeting amateur ra
February 2nd, 2016
Today, I held a hearing to examine the various scientific, economic and other policy issues surrounding President Obama’s recent pledge to the United Nations-led effort to curtail greenhouse gas emissions.
January 4th, 2016
It is about one hour from midnight as I write and as we reflect upon 2015, the best I can say is: It could have been worse.
December 14th, 2015
President Barack Obama’s legacy to fundamentally transform America was on the global stage the first two weeks of December in Paris, France at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. His weapon was the...