Its time to build the Keystone Pipeline

By: Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE)


Since I’ve been in Congress one of my top priorities has been to limit our nation’s energy dependence from the OPEC cartel. That’s precisely why I’ve fought so hard for an all-of-the-above energy plan.

The OPEC countries that we rely on for our energy needs have interests that are often at odds with our own. The case is made by the recent offer of asylum by OPEC country Venezuela to Edward Snowden who is well known for deliberately …

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President’s Speech Doesn’t Change Terry’s Mind

WASHINGTON – Omaha Congressman Lee Terry (R-NE), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade on the House Energy and Commerce Committee today made the following statement after hearing President Barack Obama’s speech on the economy:

“The President said earlier this week that he was excited about giving today’s speech but doubted it would change any minds. We can agree on that because what I heard today from the President was more campaign-style rhetoric calling for tax hikes and empty promises.

“As Chairman of …

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Student Success Act Reforms NCLB To Strengthen Parental and Local Control Over Education Terry Says

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives today voted to approve the Student Success Act (H.R. 5) that reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) currently known as No Child Left Behind by a vote of 221-207. Representative Lee Terry (R-NE) voted in favor of the bill.

H.R. 5 specifically repeals the Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) standards from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. As part of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), the AYP requires 100 percent of students test at or above grade …

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