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The GOP Congress has aggressively blocked efforts to develop national energy concerns and establish a national energy policy. In the face of a serious energy crisis in Western States and the threat that it could spread across the nation, the Democratic Caucus has formed the Energy Task Force, which is dedicated to:
Passing a comprehensive national energy policy to take the United States into the 21st Century
Educating Members on the varied sources of energy supply, production and distribution
Supporting legislation that encourages responsible energy development and use