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Washington Times: Energy jobs can fuel economic growth

My latest op-ed in the Washington Times…Natural gas also will be spotlighted for qualities that appeal across party lines. It offers major new tax revenue for federal, state and local coffers. As a clean-burning fuel, it can reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. And because hydraulic fracturing has enabled extraction of “tight gas” from resources across the country, from New York’s Marcellus Shale to the Barnett Shale in Texas, these huge new gas reserves provide promise for economic growth…. Read More

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A Paul Revere Moment

Congress’s current lame-duck session is a Paul Revere moment for American companies, citizens and consumers. And as it comes to an end, hope for the best, but hold on to your wallets; prepare for the worst. First, the lame ducks should not impose crippling taxes on U.S. oil companies. Read More

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Rafuse to Congress: A Job is a Job, No Matter the Color

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2010 Energy expert warns Washington policymakers of ‘green’ job pitfalls, calls for policy that promotes innovation and economic growth ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The energy and environment set on Capitol Hill is busily preparing for both … Read More

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