Category Archives: Oil

ASK PETER: Reducing Energy Costs

From the office of Rep. Peter Roskam (R, Illinois 6th District)… Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the latest installment of Ask Peter today, a frequent video conversation with Sixth District residents about issues important to them. In this segment, Congressman … Continue reading

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The Broken Clock Principal: Illinois Does Fracking Right

-By Warner Todd Huston For the extreme left, hydraulic fracturing (known as colloquially as fracking) is the newest bugbear. There are all sorts of false claims about what it “does” to our water and our environment. So, with this anti-fracking … Continue reading

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Congress Woman Biggert Demands Opponent Take Position of Keystone Pipeline

-By Warner Todd Huston Republican Congresswoman Judy Biggert, running for the 11th Congressional district seat, wants to know where her opponent, one-time Democrat Congressman Bill Foster, stand on the Keystone Pipeline. Does he support it? If not, why not? Biggert … Continue reading

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Will Foster Pressure Dick Durbin to Support Keystone Energy & Jobs?

From the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC)… Illinois Democrat Finds Himself in a Unique Position to Advocate for the Keystone Pipeline WASHINGTON — Although both President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid have strongly opposed recent efforts to pass … Continue reading

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More Failures Uncovered in Foster’s Stimulus Energy Policy

From the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC)… Illinois Democrat’s Solyndra Scandal Put Politics Before Taxpayer Oversight WASHINGTON — Bill Foster’s $800 billion stimulus (Roll Call #70, 2/13/09) was supposed to create jobs and promote energy independence to justify its enormous … Continue reading

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Does Ill. Rep. Bill Foster Think $4.21 a Gallon is the ‘Best’ Dems Can Do?

From the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC)… Vice President Biden Claims the Democrats’ Approach to Energy is “the Best it’s Ever Been” as Average Price of Gas Climbs to $4.21 a Gallon in Illinois WASHINGTON — Despite the soaring gas … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO — Newt Responds to President: Let Obama Be the Saudi Oil and Algae Guy, I’ll be the American Jobs Guy

-By Warner Todd Huston Republican Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich appeared at Otto Engineering in Carpentersville, Illinois this afternoon and had a few choice words for Barack Obama. Newt told the president than he can be the fantasy algae guy and … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Roskam Releases ‘Ask Peter’ Video on Rising Energy Costs‏

From the office of Rep. Peter Roskam (R, Illinois 6th District)… Roskam Releases “Ask Peter” Video on Rising Energy Costs WASHINGTON – Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the latest installment of Ask Peter today, a frequent video conversation with Sixth … Continue reading

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Congressman Kinzinger Leads Call on Obama Administration to Implement Construction of Keystone XL Pipeline

From the office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R, Illinois 11th District)… Kinzinger, Community Leaders Stress Urgent Economic Need for Pipeline JOLIET, IL – Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, held a press conference … Continue reading

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Illinois to Make YOU Pay for Electric Cars You Don’t Want

-By Warner Todd Huston Sales of electric cars and hybrid vehicles are not good. No one wants them. But the overlords at the State Capitol know better than you Illinoisans do, apparently. They are bound and determined to shove them … Continue reading

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