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    House Passes Sullivan Bill to Protect Jobs

    Story from Staff Reports found on BixbyBulletin.com

    Washington –  Today, Congressman John Sullivan offered the following statement after House Passage of H.R. 2401, the Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation (TRAIN) Act of 2011. Sullivan introduced the bipartisan TRAIN Act to protect American jobs we are in danger of losing due to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) costly, burdensome regulatory agenda.  H.R. 2401 passed the House with bipartisan support.

    “This is a huge win for the American people and an essential step to protect American jobs – jobs that we are in danger of losing due to the Obama Administration’s environmental regulatory agenda.  The fact is EPA has no idea how these regulations are impacting  global competitiveness, energy and fuel prices, jobs or reliability of the electricity supply – eight of the EPA regulations addressed in this bill will cost a minimum of $1 billion each on the U.S. economy.  I firmly believe the American people deserve an honest accounting of how much the Obama Administration’s energy and environmental regulations are costing our economy and that is exactly what the TRAIN Act provides.

    “One of the actions in my bill…”

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