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Arrington Urges the American Petroleum Institute to Reject Carbon Tax Proposals

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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 at an all-time ...

Rep. Arrington Hosts Western Caucus in West Texas at Texas Tech University

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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 well as the agricultu...

ICYMI: Arrington Supports Russian Oil Ban, Condemns Lack of Other Meaningful Trade Sanctions

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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 remove measure...

Arrington Introduces Legislation to Ban Russian Oil & Unleash Domestic Energy Production

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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 liquefied natural gas from the Rus...

Arrington Implores President Biden to Unleash U.S. Energy Production

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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 energy resources are...

Arrington, Marshall Fight EPA Regulatory Expansion on Behalf of Oil and Gas Producers

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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 seeking to fur...

Arrington Leads Legislation to Protect American Energy Exports & Global Dominance

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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 completely misg...

Arrington Introduces “Science-Based Emissions Standards Act” to Protect Independent Producers

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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 appease climate a...

Rep. Arrington Leads Letter to EPA Administrator Urging Postponement of New Source Performance Standards and Emissions Guidelines

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Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) and nine of his House colleagues, sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan urging him to postpone any rulemaking regarding the New Source Performance Standards and Emissions Guidelines for the oil and gas industry until the Department of Energy releases its study on methane emissions from marginal oil and gas wells. I...

ICYMI: Arrington Votes Against Dems' Multi-Trillion Dollar Tax-And-Spend Bonanza

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Lubbock, TX- Over the last week, House Ways and Means Committee Member Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) participated in the committee's markup of Democrats' $3.5 trillion tax hike and spending package. Rep. Arrington introduced several amendments addressing some of the most concerning aspects of this legislation and participated in debate of many others. Today, speaking in support of an amendme...