July 21st, 2021
This legislation reforms the ESA to deliver reasonable, common-sense protections for endangered species while preventing overbearing regulations coming from Washington, DC.
July 9th, 2020
Without explanation, Forbes recently unpublished/blocked an article by award-winning environmentalist and climate activist Michael Schellenberger, in which he apologizes
April 22nd, 2020
There is a stunning side-effect to the shutting down of the world’s economic engines.Simply put, we are living through an historic experiment to see what the elimination of fossil fuel would actually accomplish in terms of...
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.
October 28th, 2020
This is not a plea intended for anyone with MAGA gear! I feel pretty confident those folks have revealed their voting preferences. Instead, this is a plea to someone who cannot stand Donald Trump and has decided he is not...
April 27th, 2020
During the Obama administration our unemployment reached over 6% in the U.S. Understand that our calculation for unemployment was changed when Bill Clinton took office in 1993. The new popular calculation used...
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
California Environmental Group Opposes Land Restoration - Judges Old Oilfield to be an Environmentally Sensitive Habitat Area!
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...