“Braley works for Iowa” is the tagline on the campaign website of Senate candidate and Rep. Bruce Braley. When it comes to clean energy and climate change, Braley’s tagline rings especially true. The congressman has a history of working hard to bring attention and solutions to the energy and climate challenges that affect his heartland district.
Sioux City Journal – OTHER VOICES: Obama administration, EPA make wrong call on Renewable Fuel Standard
Cheaper gas, cleaner energy, less dependence on foreign oil, and more jobs. A policy that could accomplish all of that seems like a no brainer, right?
Unfortunately, the Obama administration and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) don’t see it that way. Last week, the EPA proposed rolling back the Renewable Fuel Standard, a requirement that the United States produce a minimum amount of fuels each year made from renewable resources we grow right here in the Midwest — like corn and soybeans. They’re calling for a 16 percent reduction in renewable fuels next year.
Though voting for the 2014 election isn’t until next November, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, Bruce Braley, said he wants to make his voice heard early.
He stopped in Ida Grove, Iowa Monday to speak with voters.
Rep. Bruce Braley was interviewed by MSNBC’s Ed Schultz to discuss the Koch Brothers’ outside group, Americans For Prosperity, and their recent spending in a city election in Coralville, IA.
“Bruce can fight for all of you without fighting against somebody else.” – Captain Mark Kelly
For more highlights from our 9th annual Bruce, Blues & BBQ event, with guests Gabby Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly, check out this new video.