Raising Energy Taxes
The Administration has proposed a massive tax increase on the U.S. energy sector, which will put an economic burden on hard-working Americans and their families. As Congress considers this proposal, it is critical to look beyond political rhetoric and focus instead on the reality behind these new taxes. Click here to read more.
Rising Oil and Gasoline Prices
Oil and gasoline prices have risen recently. Consumers are understandably concerned. Click here to learn more about factors affecting prices. Click here to read more.
In 2010 Congress enacted legislation to address concerns over exorbitant hidden fees charged by banks for debit card transactions. The banking industry is now lobbying to reverse or delay the so-called “swipe fee” reform before it goes into effect. In light of rising oil and gasoline prices, it is important that members of Congress understand your concern with policies that can negatively impact this price-sensitive commodity. Click here to read more.
Domestic oil and natural gas production generates new American jobs. Our industry remains a significant bright spot in the challenging American economy. But, federal regulatory proposals targeting the domestic oil and natural gas industry pose significant challenges to our ability to efficiently produce these resources. Recent actions by the Administration can significantly impact energy supply and energy security in the U.S. Click here to read more.