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Jun 2, 2014

Obama's big environmental move: Demanding power plants cut carbon

Rep. Steve Scalise, the Republican vice chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, slammed the proposal. "Once again, this administration is trying to impose unachievable standards on our nation's power plants that have no basis in reality. If allowed to go into effect, this rule will cost millions of Americans their jobs and cost the economy over $500 billion in lost economic activity."

Jun 2, 2014

Rah-Rah to ‘Nuts’: Five Faces of EPA Emissions Emoting

Rep. Steve Scalise (R., La.): “In another end-run around Congress, President Obama is trying to resuscitate the cap-and-trade scheme that was soundly rejected by the Democrat-controlled Senate just four years ago

Jun 2, 2014

Louisiana lawmakers quick to condemn Obama administration plan to reduce carbon emissions

Added Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson: "Today's proposed EPA regulations are a continuation of President Obama's attack on American jobs, and it will lead to less take-home pay and higher energy costs for hard-working taxpayers as well as those on fixed incomes.

May 29, 2014

Steve Scalise to push GOP leaders on Obamacare alternative

Scalise (R-La.) will push for a House vote on an alternative health care plan crafted by the GOP Conference’s more hard-line members during a closed-door meeting of the Republican Study Committee on Thursday.

May 29, 2014

House Conservatives Push for GOP Health-Care Bill

"Democrats continue to mislead the American people when they say that Republicans have no alternatives to Obamacare. That is not true," the group's chairman, Rep. Steve Scalise (R., La.), said.

May 18, 2014

Helping us tell our story

U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Metairie, brought four of his Republican colleagues for a visit to our region, giving them a chance to see where much of our nation's energy is produced and giving locals a chance to share some of our unique challenges with some influential officials.

May 14, 2014

House GOP members promote jobs, pro-energy policy after south Louisiana oil and gas tour

This is the fifth trip Scalise has organized for members of Congress interested in taking an inside look at the Louisiana offshore energy industry.

May 14, 2014

Steve Scalise Says Republicans ‘Can Walk And Chew Gum At The Same Time’

Rep. Steve Scalise is little known outside the Capitol and his home state of Louisiana. But the chairman of the Republican Study Committee (RSC) is one of the most influential members of the House GOP.

May 14, 2014

House GOP members wrap up tour of south Louisiana energy facilities

A group of U.S. House Republicans led by Rep. Steve Scalise will wrap up a tour of south Louisiana oil and gas facilities on Wednesday (May 14). This is the fifth such trip in recent years aimed at showcasing the region's energy industry.

May 8, 2014

Legislation encouraging charter schools gaining support by both Democrats and Republicans

"This bill, which I'm proud to support, provides more tools to expand and replicate high-quality charters, and I hope that the success they have achieved, especially in New Orleans, is something that can be replicated to help even more students in school districts across the country," Scalise said.