Broad, Bipartisan Energy Legislation Would Update America's Energy Policies
‘This broad, bipartisan energy bill offers a good way forward. It will help Americans produce more energy. It will help Americans pay less for energy. It will help Americans save energy.’
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today regarding the Energy Policy Modernization Act:
‘The Energy Policy Modernization Act is the result of months of hard work across the aisle. It passed committee with overwhelming bipartisan support. And Congress hasn't passed legislation to update America's energy policies in nearly a decade.
‘It's time that change that.
‘This broad, bipartisan energy bill offers a good way forward.
‘It will help Americans produce more energy.
‘It will help Americans pay less for energy.
‘It will help Americans save energy.
‘Not only will this bipartisan legislation help bring our energy policies in line with the demands of today, it will also help position us to benefit from the opportunities of tomorrow.
‘So let’s work together to pass it.
‘The Senators from Alaska and Washington are proven bill managers.
‘I ask colleagues who have an amendment they’d like considered to please work with them.’
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