House Republican Alternative Plan to Cap and Tax would Lower Energy
Prices, Promote Alternative Energy, and Create Jobs

WASHINGTON- Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green), a member of the
House Republican Conference American Energy Solution Group, made the
following statement after the American Energy Act was unveiled today.

"Today, House Republicans introduced the American Energy Act as an
alternative plan to the jobs killing, Cap and Tax proposal put forth by
the Obama Administration and Congressional Democrats and I am proud to
be an original co-sponsor of this important piece of legislation.

The American Energy Act is a bill that will lower energy prices with the
exploration and recovery of natural resources in the United States,
promote alternative energy and energy conservation, and help put our
neighbors back to work. Instead of a $3,100 per year tax increase for
every American family that the Cap and Tax proposal offers, the American
Energy Act works to lower energy prices for American families which is
important now during this recession, but also for the future.

Now more than ever, our nation needs a common-sense energy plan to
ensure we have a continuous supply of energy, specifically to reduce our
dependency on Middle Eastern oil. We must incorporate an "all of the
above" policy to keep prices low and promote alternative and renewable

Click here for more information on the American Energy Act

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