May is National Military Appreciation Month and we give our thanks to the men and women in uniform that selflessly sacrifice so much to keep our great nation safe.
September 12, 2014
And yet a Not-So-Happy-Friday for job-seekers around the country. This week, 315,000 Americans applied for unemployment aid – an 11,000 increase from last week and the highest it’s been all summer. This increase in unemployment aid applications, combined with the worst job creation numbers we’ve seen all year is not a good equation for those out of ...
This week, House Republicans will vote on our balanced budget, the “Path to Prosperity.” We’ll vote to cut wasteful spending and reform government in a responsible way, not fuel more spending with tax hikes. Learn more here: http://GOP.gov/budget
A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America (in GIFs)
March 17, 2015
Today the House Budget Committee released “A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America.” It’s a plan to rein in Washington’s reckless spending, promote a healthy economy, protect our nation, and save and strengthen vital programs like Medicare for today’s seniors and tomorrow’s retirees. Here’s how we do it: Our proposal balances the budget in 10 years without raising ...
Policy Feature Issue: Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program (2012-2017)
June 26, 2013
Background The Submerged Lands Act of 1953 grants states title to all “lands beneath navigable waters” within their states’ boundaries and whose, “subsoil and seabed appertain to the United States and are subject to its jurisdiction and control”. Generally speaking, state jurisdiction extends three geographical miles from their recognized coast. The Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) ...