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Boehner Column: Unlocking our resources is key to growth and jobs

KEY QUOTE: "Rather than making it harder to utilize our vast resources – including coal, oil and natural gas – we’re focusing on developing them to create jobs, revitalize manufacturing, and make America a nation of builders again."

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#Bad4Jobs: “Ohio Gas Prices Up Sharply This Week”

  • August 6, 2012
  • Blog
Despite a relentless focus on jobs and expanding American energy in the House, President Obama and Washington Democrats continue to ignore GOP calls for more American-made energy – blocking job-creating projects like the Keystone XL pipeline.  
 
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House Passes Jobs and Energy Bill, Boehner Urges Senate and White House to Act

  • June 21, 2012
  • Blog

Congressman Boehner called into the Laura Ingraham show this morning in advance of a House vote on a bill to remove government barriers to energy production and jobs.    

“The American people want us to move toward energy independence, and the American people are still asking the question, ‘Where are the jobs?’” Boehner said.  “Here we have an opportunity to do both.” 

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Ohioans Protest Obama Administration’s Plans to Shutter Coal Plants & Destroy Jobs

During a campaign trip to northeast Ohio today, Vice President Biden was met by “coal miners upset with the Obama administration’s policies on energy,” BuzzFeed reports.  The details: 
 
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West Virginia Democratic Governor Speaks Out About President Obama’s Anti-Energy Policies

As President Obama continues to refuse to approve the job-creating Keystone XL pipeline, his administration’s anti-energy policies are placing the White House at odds with a growing number in his own party. 

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Where’s the Beef? Hamilton Restaurant Cutting Back As High Fuel Costs Push Beef Prices to Record High

  • April 30, 2012
  • Blog

The gas pump isn’t the only place where Americans are feeling the pain from the White House’s anti-energy crusade.  A recent story in the Hamilton Journal News says rising fuel costs are contributing to the record beef prices that are causing at least one area restaurant to consider raising prices. 

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Boehner Tours Texas Drilling Rig, Talks Jobs & Gas Prices

  • April 11, 2012
  • Blog

On a tour of a Texas drilling rig this week with Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX), Congressman John Boehner highlighted the American Energy Initiative -- Republicans’ “all-of-the-above” strategy for creating jobs and addressing high gas prices.

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WHIO: Gas Prices “Inch Closer to $4 Per Gallon”

  • April 5, 2012
  • Blog

A news report from WHIO highlights the soaring price of gas for residents of southwest Ohio – which experts predict may soon hit $4.25 / gal:  

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High Gas Prices Greet President Obama in Ohio Tomorrow

  • March 21, 2012
  • Blog

As President Obama lands in Columbus tomorrow morning, he’ll find soaring gas prices on the minds of most Buckeyes and headlines similar to the one in today’s Toledo Blade: “Local gas price flirting with $4 a gallon and up.”  

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Boehner Talks Energy, Harmful Regs With Ohio Ag Leaders

  • March 9, 2012
  • Blog

Congressman John Boehner this week welcomed Ohio Farm Bureau county presidents to what has become an annual forum with lawmakers in Washington, D.C.  Boehner reiterated the need for an “all-of-the-above” energy strategy to address high gas prices, and encouraged the Ohio ag community to reach out to their representatives as Congress begins to consider a Farm Bill reauthorization.

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