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WASHINGTON – The nation’s economy is worse off under Obama than under Bush for yet another month, according to an objective mathematical measurement of the nation’s economic indicators released Monday by Congressman Steve Stockman (R-Texas 36.)
The economy continues to fail to recover under Obama as June’s Obama Failometer Score is remains stuck astonishing 1,166.
Washington, D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Chris Stewart (R-Utah) today sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Robert Perciasepe demanding the release of data underpinning costly new air quality rules.
Washington D.C. – The Environment Subcommittee today held a hearing to examine the EPA’s upcoming review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone. As directed by the Clean Air Act, the EPA reviews and sets standards for pollutants considered harmful to public health and the environment every five years. During the last review in 2008, the ozone standard was set at 75 parts per billion.
Another $200 million in economic investment coming to Southeast Texas
LA PORTE, TEXAS -- Linde North America will invest more than $200 million to build a large, state-of-the art air separation unit (ASU), a new gasification train and supporting equipment and facilities in La Porte, Texas. The state-of-the art plants are scheduled to come on-stream in the first quarter of 2015.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman today Tuesday to approve completion of the northern half of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would bring hundreds of thousands of barrels of oil each day to Southeast Texas refineries.
Washington D.C. - The White House Press Secretary yesterday criticized “historic levels of obstructionism” after Senate Republicans asked for Gina McCarthy, the President’s nominee to become EPA Administrator, to answer basic questions about the data underlying major regulations. Science, Space and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement.
In February, I invited Barack Obama to come to Texas to learn to create jobs.
Four months later, and under intense pressure to make it look like he cares about the unemployed, he’s coming to Austin for “an event on the economy.”
Instead of talking, he should come and listen.
Washington, D.C. – The House Science Committee's Energy and Environment Subcommittees today held a joint hearing to examine the safety and environmental features of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. The project submitted a Presidential Permit over four years ago and has undergone extensive review since then.
Washington, D.C. – Republican Study Committee Chairman Steve Scalise today issued the following statement after the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the April jobs report.
WASHINGTON – The nation’s economy is worse off under Obama than under Bush for yet another month, according to an objective mathematical measurement of the nation’s economic indicators released Friday by Congressman Steve Stockman (R-Texas 36.)