Our nation needs an American energy policy that will reduce our reliance on foreign oil and lower energy costs. In Congress, I will fight for common sense solutions to meet our future energy needs. A balanced approach that expands energy exploration can help fuel our economic engine, and opportunities to utilize alternative and renewable energy sources reflect the reality that we need to continue American prosperity with cutting edge technology and environmental advances. Using our American energy resources will create jobs at home in Indiana and reduce energy costs.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 1733, a bill introduced by Congresswoman Susan Brooks and Congressman Joe Kennedy (D-MA). This bipartisan bill directs the Secretary of Energy to review and update a federal report on the energy and environmental benefits of the re-refining of used lubricated oil. Congresswoman Brooks issued the following statement after today’s vote:
WATCH Brooks’ remarks from today’s markup in support of H.R.1733 here.
Rep. Susan Brooks, R-Ind. on Wednesday, co-sponsored a resolution Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, introduced March 13 recognizing the importance of climate change, according to the Library of Congress government information web site.
The resolution – H Res 195 – had 21 co-sponsors, as of Friday, all Republican.
Washington, D.C. – Today, following the President signing executive actions regarding the Keystone XL pipeline, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement:
Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) spoke on the House floor today in support of two joint resolutions to disapprove of new EPA regulations that will result in lost jobs, lost economic growth, and higher utility costs for both individuals and businesses. These resolutions will help put an end to executive overreach, protect the American ratepayer, and allow us to pursue an "all of the above" energy strategy that will transform the American economy and lay a strong foundation for our energy future.
Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement today after voting in favor of House Resolution 3 – The Northern Route Approval Act – which approves the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline:
“The Keystone XL pipeline will create thousands of jobs and pump billions of dollars into our economy. The initial Keystone application was submitted in 2008. After 1706 days of stonewalling, the President simply has no excuse for continuing to stall the completion of this vital project.