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Mark Levin: They Are Tax Deductions, Not Subsidies

domestic energy  energy policy  intangible drilling costs  obama administration  tax deductions  taxes 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 2, 2010

Whenever someone in government makes a major announcement, pay close attention to the words used and don't take them at face value. Here's a case-in-point: Yesterday, White House Budget Director Peter Orszag said the president's proposed budget would "eliminate fossil fuel subsidies." 

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Counterproductive Taxes Proposed During Earnings Slump

energy policy  obama tax policy  taxes 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 1, 2010

The White House released its 2011 budget proposal today, containing several new taxes on the oil and natural gas industry.

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Bloggers on the State of the Union

domestic energy  energy policy  energy reality  obama administration  offshore drilling  state of the union 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted January 29, 2010

The President's remarks about oil and natural gas development during the State of the Union speech Wednesday triggered many thoughtful--and thought-provoking--comments from bloggers around the country.

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A Policy of Unemployment?

domestic energy  energy policy  obama administration  over regulation  taxes  white house jobs summit 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted January 13, 2010

Considering unemployment is at its highest level in almost 30 years, "you'd think the Obama administration would do everything possible to save existing jobs and create new ones," says op-ed author Jim Constantopoulos, a professor of Geology at Eastern New Mexico University in his recent Sun-News op-ed

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Yesterday on the Hill

congress  domestic energy  energy  energy costs  energy policy  obama  taxes 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted September 11, 2009

Yesterday, API Chairman J. Larry Nichols told Congress that the Obama administration's $80 billion tax increase on America's oil and natural gas industry is based on myths and would result in less oil and natural gas for consumers, higher energy costs and kill jobs at a time when the nation's economy needs all the help it can get.

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Anti-Oil Bias Continued...

access  energy  energy policy  obama  taxes 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 6, 2009

In a post last month, I talked about columnist Robert Samuelson's view on an Obama administration anti-oil bias. And in a recent Las Vegas Review-Journal op-ed, it seems that former Oklahoma Congressman J.C. Watts shares a similar perspective. - See more at: http://energytomorrow.org/blog/author/13/P610#sthash.cUd2Uhop.dpuf

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Taxing Our Way to Energy Insecurity

congress  energy  energy policy  obama  taxes  institute for 21st century energy 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted June 18, 2009

Did you know that Congress is about to consider massive taxes and fees on the U.S. energy sector?

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