Rep. Gibbs Remarks on the Need for Offshore Energy Production
June 27, 2013
On June 27th, 2013, Rep. Bob Gibbs spoke on the House Floor about H.R. 2231, the Offshore Energy and Jobs Act. This legislation creates 1.2 million American jobs over the long term by removing federal barriers to offshore energy production. According to CBO, the bill would also generate $1.5 billion in new federal revenues over 10 years, which helps pay down our outrageous national debt. This important legislation grows the economy and creates American jobs at a time of high unemployment and stagnant economic growth.