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Greg Abbott on Energy & Oil
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Greg Abbott on other issues.
  • Clean Power Plan is an EPA power grab. (Oct 2015)
  • Ban local regulation of oil and gas operations. (May 2015)
George P. Bush on Energy & Oil
Republican Texas Land Commissioner: Click here for George P. Bush on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Dewhurst on Energy & Oil
Republican Lt. Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David Dewhurst on other issues.
  • Open the Gulf; more hydro-fracking; less "green" energy. (Mar 2012)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Aug 2012)
Kathie Glass on Energy & Oil
Libertarian candidate for Texas Governor: Click here for Kathie Glass on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Beto O`Rourke on Energy & Oil
Democratic candidate for President; Texas Senator nominee: Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Beto O`Rourke on other issues.
  • Net zero greenhouse emissions on public lands. (Sep 2019)
  • Price carbon via cap-and-trade, not carbon tax. (Sep 2019)
  • El Paso and other southern cities will become uninhabitable. (Sep 2019)
  • Use cap and trade revenue to underwrite transition economy. (Sep 2019)
  • Pay carbon cost, so we don't have to change what we eat. (Sep 2019)
  • Unite to keep planet from warming another two degrees. (Jun 2019)
  • Invest in fighting climate change as JFK did with "moonshot". (Jun 2019)
  • Climate change a true existential threat. (Jun 2019)
  • Net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, but allow drilling. (Apr 2019)
  • Leverage carbon pricing; use market against climate change. (Apr 2019)
  • Return to Paris climate agreement. (Mar 2019)
  • Keep planet from warming one-half degree Celsius. (Mar 2019)
  • Unprecedented action to build clean energy economy. (Oct 2018)
  • Incentivize renewable energy. (Jan 2018)
  • Tackle climate change: reduce greenhouse gas emissions. (Nov 2012)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
Annise Parker on Energy & Oil
Mayor of Houston: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Annise Parker on other issues.
  • Room for clean technology alongside fossil fuel jobs. (Jul 2011)
  • We are the #1 municipal purchaser of renewable energy. (Apr 2011)
Mike Rawlings on Energy & Oil
Mayor of Dallas: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mike Rawlings on other issues.
  • Never support drilling that creates safety hazard. (Oct 2011)
  • Moratorium on gas drilling; no fracking until proven safe. (May 2011)
  • Observe Paris Climate Agreement in city, if not federally. (Apr 2019)
Lupe Valdez on Energy & Oil
Democratic candidate for governor of Texas: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lupe Valdez on other issues.
  • Supporter of clean energy options in wind and solar. (May 2018)
Andrew White on Energy & Oil
Democratic candidate for Texas Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Andrew White on other issues.
  • Believes in climate change and will act to address it. (Feb 2018)

Senate:

TX 2020: 2020 TX Senate race


David Alameel on Energy & Oil
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Alameel on other issues.
  • Energy independence is a national security priority. (Nov 2010)
John Cornyn on Energy & Oil
Republican Jr Senator (TX): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for John Cornyn on other issues.
  • Drill in Alaska; oppose global warming treaties. (Jun 2002)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on making oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Rated 17% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Open the Outer Continental Shelf for oil & gas leasing. (Jun 2008)
  • Let states lease energy rights on federal lands. (Jun 2013)
Ted Cruz on Energy & Oil
Republican Texas Senator: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Ted Cruz on other issues.
  • Paris Accord destroys $3 trillion in American GDP by 2040. (Oct 2018)
  • Fight against Gulf moratorium on offshore exploration. (Jul 2011)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Aug 2012)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
  • Let states lease energy rights on federal lands. (Jun 2013)
MJ Hegar on Energy & Oil
Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for MJ Hegar on other issues.
  • Set aggressive goals for expanding clean, renewable energy. (Apr 2020)
  • Fracking not long-term solution, but against ban. (Feb 2020)
  • Texas can lead country on wind and solar energy. (Jan 2020)
  • Make sure carbon tax don't increase food costs. (Dec 2019)
Sema Hernandez on Energy & Oil
Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sema Hernandez on other issues.
  • Green New Deal ends environmental racism. (Jan 2020)
Beto O`Rourke on Energy & Oil
Democratic candidate for President; Texas Senator nominee: Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Beto O`Rourke on other issues.
  • Net zero greenhouse emissions on public lands. (Sep 2019)
  • Price carbon via cap-and-trade, not carbon tax. (Sep 2019)
  • El Paso and other southern cities will become uninhabitable. (Sep 2019)
  • Use cap and trade revenue to underwrite transition economy. (Sep 2019)
  • Pay carbon cost, so we don't have to change what we eat. (Sep 2019)
  • Unite to keep planet from warming another two degrees. (Jun 2019)
  • Invest in fighting climate change as JFK did with "moonshot". (Jun 2019)
  • Climate change a true existential threat. (Jun 2019)
  • Net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, but allow drilling. (Apr 2019)
  • Leverage carbon pricing; use market against climate change. (Apr 2019)
  • Return to Paris climate agreement. (Mar 2019)
  • Keep planet from warming one-half degree Celsius. (Mar 2019)
  • Unprecedented action to build clean energy economy. (Oct 2018)
  • Incentivize renewable energy. (Jan 2018)
  • Tackle climate change: reduce greenhouse gas emissions. (Nov 2012)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez on Energy & Oil
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez on other issues.
  • Rejoin Paris Climate Accord. (Dec 2019)
Emily Sanchez on Energy & Oil
Green Party Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Emily Sanchez on other issues.
  • Supports prioritizing green energy. (Sep 2014)
  • Fracking is running rampant & endangers our air & water. (Sep 2014)
Royce West on Energy & Oil
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Royce West on other issues.
  • Reengage in Paris Climate Accords. (Dec 2019)
  • Allow local regulation of oil and gas operations. (May 2015)

House:


Colin Allred on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 32): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Colin Allred on other issues.
  • Supports Paris Climate Accord, EPA, and green energy. (Oct 2020)
  • PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Jodey Arrington on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 19): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jodey Arrington on other issues.
  • Repeal the 1970s Oil Export Ban. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports deregulating domestic oil exploration and drilling. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes regulation of greenhouse gas emission. (Nov 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Brian Babin on Energy & Oil
Republican House Member (District 36): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Brian Babin on other issues.
  • No subsidies for wind and solar. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes regulating CO2, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes regulating CO2, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Federal collaboration for advanced nuclear technologies. (Nov 2015)
  • Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Joe Linus Barton on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TX-6): Click here for 25 full quotes OR click here for Joe Linus Barton on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Establish a Carbon Storage Research Corporation. (Mar 2009)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Leader of House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Mar 2011)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Let wind energy production tax credit expire. (Aug 2014)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
Kevin Brady on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TX-8): Click here for 25 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Brady on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Federal collaboration for advanced nuclear technologies. (Nov 2015)
  • Treat energy as source of prosperity, not pollution source. (Jun 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Michael Burgess on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TX-26): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Michael Burgess on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Member of House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Mar 2011)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
Quico Canseco on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 23): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Quico Canseco on other issues.
  • Energy production instead of energy punishment. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants. (Mar 2011)
John Carter on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TX-31): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for John Carter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Federal collaboration for advanced nuclear technologies. (Nov 2015)
  • Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Joaquin Castro on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 20): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Joaquin Castro on other issues.
  • Supports alternative fuel plus traditional sources. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on banning offshore oil drilling in Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • 50% clean and carbon free electricity by 2030. (Mar 2016)
  • Green New Deal: 10-year national mobilization. (Feb 2019)
  • Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Michael Cloud on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 27): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Michael Cloud on other issues.
  • PVS:Don't fund renewable energy like wind and solar. (Aug 2018)
  • PVS:Don't regulate greenhouse gas emissions. (Aug 2018)
  • Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Mike Conaway on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TX-11): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Mike Conaway on other issues.
  • Support drilling in the Artic National Wildlife Refuge. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Federal collaboration for advanced nuclear technologies. (Nov 2015)
  • Treat energy as source of prosperity, not pollution source. (Jun 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
  • Include agricultural products in renewable fuels. (May 2009)
Dan Crenshaw on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dan Crenshaw on other issues.
  • Green New Deal has limited focus, need exportable solutions. (Aug 2019)
  • Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:Don't regulate greenhouse gas emissions. (Aug 2018)
  • Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Henry Cuellar on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (TX-28): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Henry Cuellar on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Rated 50% by CAF, indicating a mixed record on energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
  • Include agricultural products in renewable fuels. (May 2009)
John Culberson on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TX-7): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for John Culberson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
  • Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
Lloyd Doggett on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (TX-25): Click here for 25 full quotes OR click here for Lloyd Doggett on other issues.
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances. (Feb 2005)
  • Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Sign on to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. (Jan 2007)
  • Extend through 2016 the renewable energy tax credit. (Nov 2011)
  • Voted YES on banning offshore oil drilling in Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Green New Deal: 10-year national mobilization. (Feb 2019)
  • Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)
Veronica Escobar on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 16): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Veronica Escobar on other issues.
  • PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar. (Aug 2018)
  • PVS:Regulate greenhouse gas emissions. (Aug 2018)
  • Green New Deal: 10-year national mobilization. (Feb 2019)
  • Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Blake Farenthold on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 27): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Blake Farenthold on other issues.
  • Open up land and water for oil & gas exploration. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
  • Let states lease energy rights on federal lands. (Jul 2013)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Federal collaboration for advanced nuclear technologies. (Nov 2015)
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Lizzie Pannill Fletcher on other issues.
  • Texas should lead in developing clean energy. (Apr 2020)
  • Can support both fossil fuels, protecting environment. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar. (Aug 2018)
Bill Flores on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 17): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Bill Flores on other issues.
  • Explore, produce, and develop our rich oil and gas. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal weatherization assistance for low-income persons. (Nov 2011)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Let wind energy production tax credit expire. (Aug 2014)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Pete Gallego on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 23): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pete Gallego on other issues.
  • Make the most of our domestic fossil fuel resources. (Nov 2012)
Sylvia Garcia on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 29): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Sylvia Garcia on other issues.
  • Ban local regulation of oil and gas operations. (May 2015)
  • PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar. (Aug 2018)
  • PVS:Regulate greenhouse gas emissions. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Louie Gohmert on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TX-1): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Louie Gohmert on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Rated 17% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Let states lease energy rights on federal lands. (Jun 2013)
  • Let wind energy production tax credit expire. (Aug 2014)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Vicente Gonzalez on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 15): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Vicente Gonzalez on other issues.
  • Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Lance Gooden on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lance Gooden on other issues.
  • Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Kay Granger on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TX-12): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Kay Granger on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases. (Sep 1998)
Al Green on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (TX-9): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Al Green on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Rated 50% by CAF, indicating a mixed record on energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Gene Green on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (TX-29): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Gene Green on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 33% by CAF, indicating a mixed record on energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Mar 2011)
  • $5 billion in tax credits for alternative energy projects. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
Jeb Hensarling on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TX-5): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Jeb Hensarling on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Treat energy as source of prosperity, not pollution source. (Jun 2016)
Ruben Hinojosa on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (TX-15): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Ruben Hinojosa on other issues.
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 50% by CAF, indicating a mixed record on energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Sign on to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. (Jan 2007)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
Will Hurd on Energy & Oil
Republican House Member (District 23): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Will Hurd on other issues.
  • Supports energy independence. (Aug 2014)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Sheila Jackson Lee on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (TX-18): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Sheila Jackson Lee on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Regulate wholesale electricity & gas prices. (Mar 2001)
  • Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances. (Feb 2005)
  • Rated 50% by CAF, indicating a mixed record on energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Green New Deal: 10-year national mobilization. (Nov 2019)
  • Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
Eddie Bernice Johnson on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (TX-30): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Eddie Bernice Johnson on other issues.
  • Has net-zero carbon emission goal for U.S. (Oct 2020)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Regulate wholesale electricity & gas prices. (Mar 2001)
  • Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances. (Feb 2005)
  • Rated 83% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Federal collaboration for advanced nuclear technologies. (Nov 2015)
  • Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Sam Johnson on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TX-3): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Sam Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Repeal weatherization assistance for low-income persons. (Nov 2011)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
Scott Keller on Energy & Oil
Independent Challenger (District 8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Scott Keller on other issues.
  • Sever our ties to oil; advance solar technology. (Apr 2013)
  • Strongly favors replacing coal & oil with alternatives. (Apr 2013)
  • Replace coal & oil with alternatives. (Aug 2011)
Kenny Marchant on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TX-24): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Marchant on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Federal collaboration for advanced nuclear technologies. (Nov 2015)
Michael McCaul on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TX-10): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Michael McCaul on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Rated 17% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Treat energy as source of prosperity, not pollution source. (Jun 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Randy Neugebauer on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TX-19): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Randy Neugebauer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Federal collaboration for advanced nuclear technologies. (Jan 2016)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
Beto O`Rourke on Energy & Oil
Democratic candidate for President; Texas Senator nominee: Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Beto O`Rourke on other issues.
  • Net zero greenhouse emissions on public lands. (Sep 2019)
  • Price carbon via cap-and-trade, not carbon tax. (Sep 2019)
  • El Paso and other southern cities will become uninhabitable. (Sep 2019)
  • Use cap and trade revenue to underwrite transition economy. (Sep 2019)
  • Pay carbon cost, so we don't have to change what we eat. (Sep 2019)
  • Unite to keep planet from warming another two degrees. (Jun 2019)
  • Invest in fighting climate change as JFK did with "moonshot". (Jun 2019)
  • Climate change a true existential threat. (Jun 2019)
  • Net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, but allow drilling. (Apr 2019)
  • Leverage carbon pricing; use market against climate change. (Apr 2019)
  • Return to Paris climate agreement. (Mar 2019)
  • Keep planet from warming one-half degree Celsius. (Mar 2019)
  • Unprecedented action to build clean energy economy. (Oct 2018)
  • Incentivize renewable energy. (Jan 2018)
  • Tackle climate change: reduce greenhouse gas emissions. (Nov 2012)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
Pete Olson on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 22): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Pete Olson on other issues.
  • More production of America’s oil, natural gas, and coal. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
  • Member of House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Mar 2011)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Let wind energy production tax credit expire. (Aug 2014)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Ted Poe on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TX-2): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Ted Poe on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants. (Mar 2011)
John Ratcliffe on Energy & Oil
Republican House Member (District 4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Ratcliffe on other issues.
  • No subsidies for wind and solar. (Sep 2014)
  • Stop overreach of EPA; approve the Keystone XL pipeline. (May 2014)
  • Supports Keystone XL, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes regulating CO2, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Supports Keystone XL, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes regulating CO2, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
Chip Roy on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 21): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chip Roy on other issues.
  • Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:Don't regulate greenhouse gas emissions. (Aug 2018)
  • Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Lamar Smith on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TX-21): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Lamar Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Federal collaboration for advanced nuclear technologies. (Nov 2015)
  • Treat energy as source of prosperity, not pollution source. (Jun 2016)
Van Taylor on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Van Taylor on other issues.
  • Allow energy producers easier oilfield access. (Nov 2016)
  • Ban local regulation of oil and gas operations. (May 2015)
  • Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Mac Thornberry on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TX-13): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Mac Thornberry on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Repeal the gas tax. (May 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Treat energy as source of prosperity, not pollution source. (Jun 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Marc Veasey on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 33): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Marc Veasey on other issues.
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Filemon Vela on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 34): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Filemon Vela on other issues.
  • Explore for new oil & gas wells throughout South Texas. (Nov 2012)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Randy Weber on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 14): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Randy Weber on other issues.
  • Move towards energy independence. (Nov 2012)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
  • Let wind energy production tax credit expire. (Aug 2014)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Sponsored bill for advanced nuclear technology collaboration. (Nov 2015)
  • Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Roger Williams on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 25): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Roger Williams on other issues.
  • Explore & produce our own American energy supplies. (Nov 2012)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Aug 2012)
  • Opposes regulating greenhouse gas emissions. (Sep 2012)
  • Supports offshore energy production. (Sep 2012)
  • Let states lease energy rights on federal lands. (Jun 2013)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Ron Wright on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ron Wright on other issues.
  • Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility. (Sep 2018)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Julian Castro on Energy & Oil
Mayor of San Antonio; HUD Secretary: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Julian Castro on other issues.
  • The ice caps are melting; the Amazon is on fire. (Sep 2019)
  • People First, Planet First: net-zero by 2045. (Sep 2019)
  • Carbon-free America by 2045, clean electricity by 2035. (Sep 2019)
  • Federally mandated price on carbon to spur renewables. (Apr 2019)
  • Cut carbon emissions; invest in renewable energy. (Apr 2019)
  • Green Jobs Leadership Council: more solar; less coal. (Feb 2019)
  • Supported both fossil fuel and green energy. (Feb 2019)
  • Rejoin the Paris Climate Treaty. (Jan 2019)
  • Federal funding to jumpstart green jobs. (Jan 2010)
Rick Perry on Energy & Oil
Republican Governor (TX): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Rick Perry on other issues.
  • Energy dominance requires more exports of coal, oil & gas. (Sep 2018)
  • Defend Keystone XL and other oil & gas exploration. (Jun 2015)
  • Sued EPA for regulating carbon emissions. (Jun 2015)
  • No federal energy subsidy; let states decide on nuke waste. (Oct 2011)
  • Put 1.2 million Americans to work in domestic energy. (Oct 2011)
  • Don't put economy in jeopardy based on unsettled science. (Sep 2011)
  • FactCheck: Yes, climate change is settled science. (Sep 2011)
  • $5,000 incentive for Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles. (Jan 2009)
  • Manmade global warming: "It's-All-Our-Fault" theory. (Feb 2008)
  • More funding to develop domestic energy supplies. (Sep 2001)
  • Use federal funds for nuclear cleanup, with state input. (Sep 2001)
  • Share offshore oil development revenue with states. (Sep 2001)
  • Federal tax incentives for energy, with state decisions. (Aug 2001)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
Chris Bell on Energy & Oil
Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Bell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
Jon Roland on Energy & Oil
Libertarian Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Roland on other issues.
  • Alternative non-carbon, non-nuclear energy sources. (May 2008)
Steve Stockman on Energy & Oil
Republican challenger (Lost primary): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steve Stockman on other issues.
  • EPA blocking Exxon coal exports costs Texans 13,000 jobs. (Nov 2012)
  • Let states lease energy rights on federal lands. (Jun 2013)
Ralph Moody Hall on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TX-4): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Ralph Moody Hall on other issues.
  • No subsidies for wind and solar. (Jul 2014)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Balance fossil fuels and viable renewable energy. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal weatherization assistance for low-income persons. (Nov 2011)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
Tony Sanchez on Energy & Oil
Democrat 2000 Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tony Sanchez on other issues.
  • Polluter pays; greenhouse inventory; renewable energy. (Oct 2002)
Steve Stockman on Energy & Oil
Republican (Senate run 2014) (District 36): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steve Stockman on other issues.
  • EPA blocking Exxon coal exports costs Texans 13,000 jobs. (Nov 2012)
  • Let states lease energy rights on federal lands. (Jun 2013)
Ken Bentsen on Energy & Oil
Former Dem.challenger (withdrew Jan. 2006), former U.S. Rep.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ken Bentsen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Jack Fields on Energy & Oil
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for Jack Fields on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Martin Frost on Energy & Oil
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 24): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Martin Frost on other issues.
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Phil Gramm on Energy & Oil
Former Republican Senator: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Phil Gramm on other issues.
  • Voted YES on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted YES on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted NO on do not require ethanol in gasoline. (Aug 1994)
Gene Kelly on Energy & Oil
Former Democratic Challenger (2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gene Kelly on other issues.
  • Supports spending resources to stop Global Warming. (Sep 2000)
Ron Kirk on Energy & Oil
2002 Democratic Candidate: Click here for Ron Kirk on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nicholas Lampson on Energy & Oil
Democrat (Unseated 2008) (District 9): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Nicholas Lampson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Balance fossil fuels and viable renewable energy. (Jul 2001)
Mary Ruwart on Energy & Oil
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (TX): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mary Ruwart on other issues.
  • Opposes spending resources to stop Global Warming. (Sep 2000)
Max Sandlin on Energy & Oil
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Max Sandlin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Balance fossil fuels and viable renewable energy. (Jul 2001)
Shelley Sekula-Gibbs on Energy & Oil
Republican Former (2006-2007) (District 22): Click here for Shelley Sekula-Gibbs on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Turner on Energy & Oil
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Turner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Balance fossil fuels and viable renewable energy. (Jul 2001)
Bill Archer on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Archer on other issues.
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Dick Armey on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 26): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Dick Armey on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
Chris Bell on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 25): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Bell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
Ken Bentsen on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 25): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ken Bentsen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Henry Bonilla on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 23): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Henry Bonilla on other issues.
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Repeal the gas tax. (May 2001)
Ronald Coleman on Energy & Oil
Democrat (1982-1996) (District 16): Click here for Ronald Coleman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Larry Combest on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 19): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Larry Combest on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Prof. Tom Davis on Energy & Oil
Green Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Prof. Tom Davis on other issues.
  • Renewables ok; nuclear fission, no. (Aug 2008)
Tom DeLay on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 22): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom DeLay on other issues.
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Chet Edwards on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (TX-17): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Chet Edwards on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 50% by CAF, indicating a mixed record on energy independence. (Dec 2006)
Charles Gonzalez on Energy & Oil
Democrat: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Charles Gonzalez on other issues.
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Rated 50% by CAF, indicating a mixed record on energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Mar 2011)
Darrel Hunter on Energy & Oil
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Darrel Hunter on other issues.
  • Open Alaskan ANWR for oil exploration. (Nov 2004)
Scott Jameson on Energy & Oil
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Scott Jameson on other issues.
  • Replace coal and oil with alternatives. (Aug 2008)
  • Develop alternative fuels and ethanol. (Aug 2006)
Elizabeth Ames Jones on Energy & Oil
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Elizabeth Ames Jones on other issues.
  • America needs America's energy. (Jul 2011)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
Tom Leppert on Energy & Oil
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Leppert on other issues.
  • Cap and Trade will kill jobs. (Jul 2011)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
Rick Noriega on Energy & Oil
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rick Noriega on other issues.
  • Put Texans to work producing the fuels of the future. (Jun 2008)
  • Invest in wind, solar, geothermal, and biomass. (Mar 2008)
Solomon Ortiz on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (TX-27): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Solomon Ortiz on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 50% by CAF, indicating a mixed record on energy independence. (Dec 2006)
Ron Paul on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TX-14); previously Libertarian for President: Click here for 27 full quotes OR click here for Ron Paul on other issues.
  • EPA inflicts economic devastation to increase air quality. (Sep 2012)
  • Develop energy independence; no crony handouts like Solyndra. (Jan 2012)
  • No nuclear waste in Yucca Mt.; it's other states' garbage. (Oct 2011)
  • I can get you a gallon of gas for a silver dime. (Sep 2011)
  • Absurd to let global bureaucrats try to manipulate climate. (Apr 2011)
  • Big Oil profits ok; Big Oil subsidies are not. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Repeal the gas tax. (May 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Repeal weatherization assistance for low-income persons. (Nov 2011)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Liberty Candidate: tax incentives for US-based alternatives. (Sep 2010)
Barbara Radnofsky on Energy & Oil
Democratic challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Radnofsky on other issues.
  • Promote energy independence & renewables. (Apr 2006)
  • National policy of energy independence. (Jan 2006)
  • Make renewable energy a priority. (Sep 2005)
Ciro Rodriguez on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (TX-23): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Ciro Rodriguez on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Charles Stenholm on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 17): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Charles Stenholm on other issues.
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Balance fossil fuels and viable renewable energy. (Jul 2001)
David Dewhurst on Energy & Oil
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David Dewhurst on other issues.
  • Open the Gulf; more hydro-fracking; less "green" energy. (Mar 2012)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Aug 2012)
Pat Fallon on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 4): Click here for Pat Fallon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tony Gonzales on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 23): Click here for Tony Gonzales on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kay Bailey Hutchison on Energy & Oil
Republican Sr Senator (TX): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Kay Bailey Hutchison on other issues.
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on making oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted YES on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted NO on do not require ethanol in gasoline. (Aug 1994)
  • Rated 33% by CAF, indicating a mixed record on energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Open the Outer Continental Shelf for oil & gas leasing. (Jun 2008)
Ronny Jackson on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 13): Click here for Ronny Jackson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Troy Nehls on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 22): Click here for Troy Nehls on other issues.
    No stance on record.
August Pfluger on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 11): Click here for the full quote OR click here for August Pfluger on other issues.
  • Secure energy independence with U.S. oil and gas. (Jul 2020)
Silvestre Reyes on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (TX-16): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Silvestre Reyes on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 50% by CAF, indicating a mixed record on energy independence. (Dec 2006)
Paul Sadler on Energy & Oil
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Paul Sadler on other issues.
  • Nationally recognized expert on wind energy. (Apr 2012)
  • Invest in alternative forms of energy & conservation. (Mar 2012)
Pete Sessions on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TX-32): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Pete Sessions on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Federal collaboration for advanced nuclear technologies. (Nov 2015)
  • Treat energy as source of prosperity, not pollution source. (Jun 2016)
  • Pro-renewable energy, according to PVS survey. (Sep 2020)
Beth Van Duyne on Energy & Oil
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