Western Caucus, HEAT Forum Showcases American Clean Energy Innovation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) and House Energy Action Team (HEAT) Co-Chair Jeff Duncan (SC-03) hosted a joint National Clean Energy Week forum with Western Caucus and HEAT Members to discuss clean energy advancements within the American oil and gas industry. The forum titled, “American Energy Dominance: Clean Energy Advancements in the Oil & Gas Sector,”…

Chairman Newhouse, Rep. Miller-Meeks Named 2022 Clean Energy Champions

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) and Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks have been named the 2022 Clean Energy Champions by Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES).   “It is an honor to be named a CRES Clean Energy Champion,” said Chairman Newhouse. “In Central Washington, we are not strangers to clean energy innovation, and I have worked…

BRANDED: Our commitment to affordable, clean American energy

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BRANDED: Our commitment to affordable, clean American energy By Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) “Conservation is a great moral issue, for it involves the patriotic duty of ensuring the safety and continuance of the nation.” President Theodore Roosevelt uttered these famous words during a speech titled Conservation as a National Duty in 1908. He was well ahead of his time, and…

Western Caucus, Oversight Republicans Rebuke Interior, EPA for Incentivizing "Sue and Settle" Agreements

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Chairman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) and Vice Chair James Comer (KY-01), Ranking Member of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, led 36 Western Caucus Members and Oversight Republicans in sending letters to U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan regarding the Biden…

Johnson Showcases Ohio Energy Producers on Western Caucus Field Tour

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, May 20, Rep. Bill Johnson (OH-06) welcomed Chairman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) and Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (IA-02) to eastern Ohio for a Congressional Western Caucus field tour.   “I was honored to host Reps. Dan Newhouse and Mariannette Miller-Meeks in Eastern Ohio,” said Rep. Johnson. “We met with energy producers and employees to…

Newhouse Blasts Biden Administration for Cancelling Lease Sales, Guaranteeing High Gas Prices

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Chairman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of the Interior's announcement of lease sale cancellations in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska:   "'Working like the devil to bring down gas prices.' That's the claim President Biden made to the American people," said Chairman Newhouse. "Yet, by…

Arrington, Pfluger Host Western Caucus Field Tour Across West Texas

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19), Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11), and Chairman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) hosted a West Texas Energy and Agriculture Field Tour throughout Texas’ 19th and 11th Congressional Districts.   “The Western Caucus is one of the most influential coalitions in Congress, and it is field tours like this – hearing directly from…

BRANDED: Democrats' Disingenuous Disconnect

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Democrats' Disingenuous Disconnect By Rep. Dan Newhouse (WA-04) Last week, Democrats yet again dragged leaders of our nation’s oil and gas companies in front of committee proceedings to pass the blame for high gas prices onto these domestic producers. Meanwhile, President Biden blames Vladimir Putin – using the disingenuous “Putin’s Price Hike” motto – for skyrocketing prices. So, the…

Western Caucus Conservation Blueprint Gains Nationwide Support

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, the Western Caucus Foundation hosted a virtual forum to discuss the Biden Administration’s misguided “30 by 30,” or America the Beautiful, initiative and the importance of locally-led conservation and active land management. Chairman Dan Newhouse (WA-04), Vice Chair Chris Stewart (UT-02), and Senate Western Caucus Chairman Steve Daines (MT)…

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