The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) congratulates Gov. Rick Perry on his confirmation as the new Secretary of Energy. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, Perry received another $1.58 million from the oil and gas industry through outside groups during his 2016 run for president. However, during his confirmation hearing, Perry said he believed that both natural and man-made activity were contributing to climate change.
During a Republican presidential primary debate in 2011, the governor answered a question about cutting government by listing the three agencies he would like to cut but failed to remember the third - the Energy Department.
"If confirmed, my desire is to lead this agency in a thoughtful manner, surrounding myself with expertise on the core functions of the department", Perry said.
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Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas): "I thank Congresswoman Comstock and Representative Esty for their work on these two bills". The legislation also requires a report to Congress on how NASA plans to achieve the goals laid out in the bill.
Perry was quick to respond - "country", he said. "We have since worked hand in hand on countless projects and I am sure our relationship will grow even stronger over the coming months and years as we work to return the Department of Energy to its core mission and reduce waste". Most of its budget goes to maintaining the nuclear weapons stockpile and cleaning up an old weapons site in Hanford, Wash.
Renewable-energy supporters expressed hope.
The Department also deals with other issues, however, including regulations that affect our nation's energy providers, who have a large impact on the environment. Stephen Yurek, president of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute, said, "It is important that the secretary ensure that the regulatory process, now 40 years old and in need of significant reform, operates fairly and consistently for all stakeholders".
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Prosector Lisa Collins told the court that Hernandez-Rivera told cops he took the woman to a remote area where he shot her twice. Police say the woman is Hispanic, around 15 to 25 years old, stands around 5 feet tall and weights 108 pounds.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
The Senate voted 62-37 Thursday to confirm Perry to lead the department he once famously forgot that he wanted to eliminate.
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Townsend told reporters that he believed the Russians and Syrians had thought that the villages were held by Islamic State forces. Russian aircraft mistakenly struck USA -backed forces in northern Syria , a us general said Wednesday .