House hammers gas price issue with two hearings | Times 247: President Barack Obama’s energy policies will face a double-barreled assault this week as the Republican-controlled House holds two hearings focused on surging gasoline prices. ...
The Natural Resources Committee says the subject of its March 21 session is “Harnessing American Resources to Create Jobs and Address Rising Gasoline Prices.” Chairman Doc Hastings of Washington, in the Republican radio address on March 3, blamed administration policies for the jump in prices, which he noted have more than doubled since Obama took office.
On March 20, a subcommittee led by Doug Lamborn of Colorado will grill Bob Abbey, the director of the Bureau of Land Management, about the pace of permitting for oil and gas drilling on federal lands.
Read the original article at Bloomberg Business Week
Breaking Right Now on Times 24|7!