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Clay Higgins on Energy & Oil

 

 


Do more in DC to help the oil & gas industry

Congress has moved in the right direction earlier this year by revoking the 40 year ban on exports of oil and gas products. In my opinion, more can be done in DC to help the industry. Right now, we are locked in a global battle between Saudi-Arabia/OPEC and Russia--as well as a handful of other smaller countries like Brazil. America is involved in a global struggle to see who's going to control the future of oil and gas. Therefore it's crucial that our federal government create an environment which allows American oil/gas companies to compete without onerous federal restrictions that the other major players do not have to contend with. I've never met a Republican who wants dirty air and dirty water or who wants to destroy the earth. However, jobs and economic growth must come first. Obama's over-the-top restrictions on methane and carbon dioxide and his onerous limits on operating on federal land have hurt America.
Source: 2016 Louisiana House campaign website CaptainHiggins.com , Dec 10, 2016

Opposes regulation of greenhouse gas emission.

Higgins opposes the PVS survey question on greenhouse gas regulation

The Project Vote Smart Voter Guide inferred how candidates would respond to the question, 'Environment: Do you support the federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions?' Project Vote Smart notes, "in response to the increasing unwillingness of candidates to answer issue questions, Project Vote Smart has researched Congressional candidates' public records to determine candidates' likely responses on certain key issues. These issue positions, from the year 2016, are provided [for candidates who] refused to provide voters with positions on key issues covered by the 2016 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their parties and advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads."

Source: Political Courage Test 16PVS_Q18C on Nov 8, 2016

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