Senate Delivers Bipartisan Energy Victory

“… this legislation shows the Republican-led Senate is prioritizing legislation that strengthens our nation’s economic security.”  

WASHINGTON — Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, issued the following statement after the Senate passed S. 2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act:

“For the first time in eight years, the Senate has passed broad, bipartisan energy legislation that modernizes our nation’s energy policies for the 21st century. By partnering robust energy production with common-sense energy efficiency measures, this bill will create jobs and foster economic growth, all while making our energy supply more reliable. The result of hard work and persistent, bipartisan negotiations, this legislation shows the Republican-led Senate is prioritizing legislation that strengthens our nation’s economic security.”

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