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OPINION: Upton and McCarthy: Building the infrastructure for a brighter energy future

January 21, 2015

Our nation’s infrastructure system is critical to our national security, economy, and quality of life. Yet despite its significance, Washington frequently overlooks the necessity of energy infrastructure. North America is now the world’s leader in energy production—a seismic change considering hysteric warnings of peak oil several years ago. This t...

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Upton votes to support energy infrastructure and affordability

January 21, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, joined a majority of his House colleagues today in passing legislation that would allow new pipeline projects to come online safely and efficiently to help meet the nation’s need for affordable and reliable energy. The legislation – H.R. 161, the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act – w...

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Upton to President Obama: Let’s work together on the #Path2Cures

January 20, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, issued the following statement ahead of President Obama’s State of the Union address. For the past year, Upton, along with U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colorado, have led discussions on how Congress can help the discovery, development, and delivery cycle for new cures and treatments in the Unit...

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