Senator John Barrasso Against Obama’s Energy Tax

Senator John Barrasso from Wyoming released a statement today that strongly opposes President Obama’s national energy tax. This plan goes against Gina McCarthy, who is Assistant Adminstrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, promise to the Senate that there would be no increase to regulations on existing power plants. Senator Barrasso, who is Chair for the Senate Western Caucus, said “Today, President Obama is supposed to unveil a national energy tax that will discourage job creation and increase energy bills for American families. This announcement about existing power plants comes after the Obama Administration has already moved forward with excessive red tape that makes it harder and more expensive for America to produce energy.To read more, please visit http://www.barrasso.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=PressOffice.PressReleases&ContentRecord_id=7c1786f8-b6f4-e118-ceb7-dcb959db4659&Region_id=&Issue_id=