OCTOBER 17, 2019 – WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) Executive Director Heather Reams released the following statement after the full U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology reported out legislation to reauthorize the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program at the U.S. Department of Energy.
“Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions applauds the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology for reporting out this legislation, which strengthens the ARPA-E program, and provides for a responsible increase in the authorization level,” said Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) Executive Director Heather Reams. “The ARPA-E program supports cutting-edge projects across the country, and takes an innovative approach to funding early stage energy research in support of American energy security and economic competitiveness. We commend Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson and Ranking Member Frank Lucas for their leadership on this bipartisan legislation. This successful program continues to be a top priority for CRES and we look forward to working to help pass H.R. 4091 into law.”
The legislation now heads to the full U.S. House for consideration. CRES is a strong proponent of H.R. 4091, the ARPA-E Reauthorization Act of 2019, and expressed its support of the bill to Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson in a June 22 letter.
Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization founded in 2013 to engage Republican policymakers and the public about responsible, conservative solutions to address our nation’s energy, economic, and environmental security while increasing America’s competitive edge.