Republican Whip Roy Blunt


  • Adjacent State Veto Power
    Sep 18, 2008  - “The Secretary may not conduct any … activity in any area …located within 100 miles from the … boundaries of an adjacent State, unless the adjacent State has enacted a law approving of the issuance of such leasing...” [Section 103, H.R. 6899] The conspicuous absence of state revenue sharing languag... More
  • Bait and Switch
    Sep 12, 2008  - Whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) used any of her five-week vacation to read-up on the basics of where natural gas comes from (fossils), what the price of gasoline is (not $2.56), or if it’s possible to boost one’s book sales on Amazon by using the “refresh” button – one thing we’re conf... More
  • Blunt: Democrats Latest Plan Gives America the Same Polices that Gave Us $4 Gas
    Aug 26, 2008  - House Republican Whip Roy Blunt (Mo.) today issued the following statement after House Democrats held a press conference in Denver, Colo., announcing yet another energy plan attempting to hide their failure on this important issue: “The plan Democrats unveiled today is just another attempt by th... More
  • NPR, Eh?
    Jul 10, 2008  -   More
  • HEAT: Now Online -- Wednesday's Member Energy Forum
    Jun 26, 2008  - Now Online (Courtesy of -- and hosted by -- the House Republican Conference)   -- How Much Energy Do We Have? –  -- Why Can’t Americans Access It? –  -- What Can Congress Do – RIGHT NOW – to Lower the Price of Gas for American Families? -- House Energy Action Team (H.E... More
  • Rahall’s Revenge
    Jun 25, 2008  - December 18, 2007 was the culmination of a very difficult couple of months for the chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee. What started as a bang with a promise by the speaker to draw on the expertise of 11 separate House committees in assembling her caucus’s energy package, ended with ... More
  • American Energy Resources
    Jun 18, 2008  - Just the Facts: American Energy Resources ANWR According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the mean estimate of technically recoverable oil in the Coastal Plain of ANWR is 10.4 billion barrels – all of which is now economically recoverable. That’s more than twice the... More
  • Refineries
    Jun 18, 2008  - Democrat Claim: Refiners are running below normal production capacity causing a shortage in the supply of gasoline and diesel fuel in an effort to drive up the price at the pump. Fact #1 The U.S. continues to import gasoline: Roughly 10 percent of the gasoline consumed in the U.S. is imp... More
  • Oil and Gas Leases
    Jun 18, 2008  - Democrat Claim: The Bush Administration has increased the number of acres that have been leased for oil and gas exploration yet those leases have not been developed; and the price of gasoline has continued to rise. Fact #1: Exploration is up, but production is down: Drilling of oil an... More
    Jun 11, 2008  - In an interview yesterday on CNBC, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Rahm Emanuel (D-IL) said, "I think have you to have a blend of obviously more production but also start to invest which has not happened in alternatives as well."      But a look at Cong. Emanuel’s voting... More
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