State of Louisiana secondary Archives: on Energy & Oil


Garret Graves: Keystone XL and other policies for US jobs & energy

The good news is that current energy policies create jobs. The bad news is that most of these jobs are held by foreign workers in foreign countries.

From blocking the Keystone XL pipeline to upholding a moratorium on offshore exploration, misguided policy decisions have handcuffed our ability to create thousands of jobs here at home and have instead created job growth in other countries--like Venezuela and Iran--that do not share American interests or values. At the same time, we have seen gasoline prices spike from less than $2.00/gallon when Obama took office to nearly $3.50 today. This type of government overregulation is bad for consumers, bad for Louisiana and bad for the United States.

Source: 2014 La. House campaign website, GarretGravesForCongress.com Dec 5, 2014

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