Originally published in the Missoulian
The House Natural Resources Committee passed a comprehensive package to reverse President Biden’s attack on domestic energy production — H.R. 1, the Lower Energy Costs Act, will spur the responsible development of our nation’s energy and mineral resources. This legislation will immediately reverse Biden’s policies that force reliance on foreign… Read more »
Update: Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced that this legislation will soon come to the House floor as H.R. 1, the Lower Energy Costs Act.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Matt Rosendale’s Restore Onshore Energy Production Act was included in the Transparency, Accountability, Permitting, and Production (TAPP) of American Resources Act that passed out of the House Committee on Natural… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Matt Rosendale (MT-02) issued the following statement in response to NorthWestern's announcement that it will acquire Avista’s share in Colstrip’s units, doubling its current share.
“I’m encouraged by the news of NorthWestern’s expanded stake in Colstrip’s power plant,” Rep. Rosendale said. "This partnership will provide stability for the town of Colstrip… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Representative Matt Rosendale joined Western Caucus Chairman, Representative Dan Newhouse (WA-04), and other members of the Congressional Western Caucus on an energy field tour through Central Washington, hosted by the Western Caucus Foundation. Vice Chair Bruce Westerman (AR-04), Reps. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (IA-02), and Cliff Bentz… Read more »
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Representative Matt Rosendale testified before the
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife in support of the Sun River Hydropower Authorization Act. This legislation, which boasts widespread bipartisan support, would authorize hydroelectric power generation from the Bureau of Reclamation's Sun River Project, which includes the… Read more »
Washington, D.C. - Today, Representative Rosendale introduced the Restore Onshore Energy Production Act. This bill would require the Biden administration to immediately resume onshore oil and gas lease sales in compliance with the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920. The Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 authorizes and governs leasing of public lands for developing coal, petroleum, natural gas, and… Read more »
Washington, D.C. - Tonight, the House of Representatives voted on and passed H.R. 6968, Suspending Energy Imports from Russia Act. This bill would ban Russian oil and gas imports from entering into the U.S., and ensure that the United States is no longer funding Vladimir Putin’s war machine in Eastern Europe.
“The United States imports hundreds of thousands of barrels of Russian oil… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, the House Committee on Natural Resources completed a markup hearing on several bills that would be detrimental to America’s energy independence. These bills would erase hundreds of good-paying American jobs, negatively affect conservation programs, and would give the federal government more control over public lands.
“The Democrats’ push to pass these… Read more »
"The Biden administration continues its war on domestic energy. His radical environmental policies will drive up prices for those who can least afford it. I condemn this decision, and hope to see it reversed as soon as possible." Representative Rosendale said. Read more »
Washington, DC -- As Congress considers what to include in an upcoming infrastructure package, Representative Rosendale is fighting for the reauthorization of the Keystone XL pipeline. Last week, Representative Rosendale identified the hypocrisy of the Biden administration’s pledge that new green jobs would replace those taken away by the cancellation of the Keystone XL.
On… Read more »