June 30, 2009 12:45 pm ET filed under Fact Check
Despite numerous conflicting estimates, Republicans in Congress continue to repeat the debunked myth that the American Clean Energy and Security Act will raise costs by $3,100 a year. In reality, the bill would create jobs in every state and help America become more energy independent, all for the price of a postage stamp per day.
June 25, 2009 4:05 pm ET filed under Fact Check
With the energy debate heating up in the House of Representatives, here are the facts on the GOP's "American Energy Act."
June 16, 2009 10:43 am ET filed under Fact Check
On June 15, 2009, Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH) wrote an op-ed in The Hill in which he echoed the failed energy policies of President Bush.
June 12, 2009 4:45 pm ET filed under Fact Check
In the Republican Radio Address set to air on Saturday, June 13, 2009, Rep. Mike Pence repeats false statistics and touts a Republican energy plan based on the failed policies of President Bush.
June 10, 2009 4:36 pm ET filed under Fact Check
On June 10, 2009, House Minority Leader John Boehner repeated the debunked claim that the American Clean Energy and Security Act would raise energy costs by $3,100.
June 10, 2009 3:07 pm ET filed under Fact Check
At a time when Americans are seeking new solutions to rebuild our economy and break our dependence on foreign energy sources, House Republicans have proposed the same tired policies embraced by President Bush.
May 05, 2009 11:53 am ET filed under Fact Check
On May 5, 2009 at the American Energy Solutions Group's National Energy Summit, Rep. Mike Pence continued to spread the false statistic that a plan to cap carbon emissions will cost American families $3,100 a year. In fact, an EPA study of the Markey-Waxman bill estimates that it would only cost American households $150 per year.
May 05, 2009 9:48 am ET filed under Fact Check
American Energy Solutions Group's National Energy Summit: Another Excuse for the GOP to Flack for the Oil Industry
At a time when congress should be focused on finding tomorrow's energy sources, Republicans are literally inviting the oil industry to Capitol Hill so they can lobby for the status quo. Every single witness showcased at the GOP's National Energy Summit has strong ties to Big Oil.