Washington D.C. — Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4821, the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2024.
This funding package bolsters America's energy independence, reduces regulatory burdens imposed by the Department of the Interior and Environmental Protection Agency, responsibly fosters the growth… Read more »
Arrington Statement on SCOTUS Decision on West Virginia v. EPA
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling on West Virginia v. EPA.
“Since the Democrats have failed to garner public support for their radical policies, they have resorted to the subversive and undemocratic means of judicial activism and regulatory… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) wrote a letter to the American Petroleum Institute urging them to reject carbon tax proposals considered by an internal climate committee, as reported by the Wall Street Journal. A carbon tax proposal would harm American families and domestic production – at a time when gas prices and the need for American energy production are… Read more »
Lubbock, TX - Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) will be hosting members of the Congressional Western Caucus in Lubbock, TX to showcase West Texas as the nation’s leading region for agriculture and energy production, education, and R&D. The Western Caucus will hear first-hand about the challenges and opportunities facing West Texas farmers, ranchers, and energy producers, as… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC— Wednesday night, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington voted in favor of legislation to suspend the importation of Russian oil to the United States in response to Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine.
While he fully supports an oil import ban, Rep. Arrington condemned the White House and House Democrats for substantially altering the bipartisan legislation to weaken the ban and… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC— Yesterday, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) led 10 of his colleagues in introducing H.R. 6947, the Freedom from Russian Energy Enterprise and Domestic Oil Maximization (FREEDOM) Act, to block Russian energy imports and unleash domestic oil and gas production.
The FREEDOM Act will:
Ban importation of all crude oil, petroleum, petroleum products, and… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) led 20 of his Republican colleagues in sending a letter to President Biden urging him to decrease our dependence on foreign energy and reduce the regulatory burden on our domestic energy producers.
“As Europe contends with the consequences of their dependence on Russia for reliable energy, it is evident that America’s vast… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC— Yesterday, U.S. Representatives Jodey Arrington (TX-19), Tracey Mann (KS-01), and Stephanie Bice (OK-05), alongside U.S. Senators Roger Marshall, M.D. (KS) and Ted Cruz (TX), led their colleagues in sending a bicameral letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan. The letter urges EPA Administrator Regan to withdraw a proposed rule… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19), with twenty-two of his colleagues, introduced the Continuing Robust and Uninhibited Drilling and Exporting (CRUDE) Act of 2021 to restrict President Biden’s ability to impose an export ban on crude oil without first proving a credible national security risk.
“The Biden Administration’s rhetoric surrounding an oil export ban is… Read more »
This week, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) introduced H.R. 5991, the “Science-Based Emissions Standards Act of 2021,” legislation to protect small and independent producers from onerous and arbitrary regulations from the Biden administration.
“Instead of emission standards based on science provided by the Department of Energy, President Biden made a rash and arbitrary decision to… Read more »