Congressman Paul Gosar
 
             

Week of 01.21.19


Department of Energy To Invest $38 Million To Improve Existing Coal-Fired Power Plants
On Wednesday, the Department of Energy announced that it will invest up to $38 million toward research and development (R&D) projects enhancing technologies that will improve the performance and resiliency of America's coal-fired power plants.  

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Department of Energy Advances Efforts to Modernize Our Country's Electrical Grid
On Thursday, Under Secretary of Energy Mark Menezes announced $40 million in FY19 funding for the Grid Modernization Initiative (GMI), which is a Department of Energy initiative that works with private and public sector partners to develop new tools and technologies that measure, analyze, predict, protect, and control the grid of the future.

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Natural Resources Ranking Member Rob Bishop Welcomes New and Returning Republican Committee Members
On Wednesday, House Committee on Natural Resources Ranking Member Rob Bishop (UT-01) welcomed Republican members who will serve on the Committee for the 116th Congress. 

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New Members of the Western Caucus
This week, we welcomed three new members: Congressman Jim Baird (IN-04), Congressman Dusty Johnson (SD-AL) and Congressman David Joyce (OH-14), who is the new Ranking Member for the Appropriation Committee's Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies. They join Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08), Congressman Larry Bucshon (IN-08), Congressman James Comer (KY-01) and House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson (MN-07) as the first new members in the 116th Congress. Welcome to the Western Caucus!














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