Sen. Lamar Alexander outlines responsible energy solutions

“A Republican senator from a deep-red state gave a high-profile speech Wednesday laying out a GOP vision for America’s energy future.

“Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) presented ‘four grand principles’ to ‘help the United States end an obsession with taxpayer subsidies and strategies for expensive energy and instead focus on doubling research and allowing marketplace solutions to create an abundance of clean, cheap, reliable energy.’

His four principles are: cheaper, not more expensive energy; clean, not just renewable energy; research and development, not government mandates; and a free market, not government, picking winners and losers.”

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