Pompeo, DeMint, Lee and Johnson to Hold Bicameral Press Conference Tomorrow

Lawmakers will Discuss Their Legislation to End Energy Tax Credits

February 29, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Mike Pompeo (KS-04) will join Senators Jim Demint (R-SC), Mike Lee (R-UT), and Ron Johnson (R-WI) tomorrow at a press conference to highlight their efforts to end all energy subsidies in the tax code, including the controversial wind production tax credit.  In May, 2011, Rep. Pompeo introduced in the House his Energy Freedom and Economic Prosperity Act (H.R. 3308).  This month, Senators DeMint and Lee introduced companion legislation in the Senate.   The lawmakers will join together to highlight their legislation and discuss why allowing government to choose winners and losers in the energy market is bad policy.
WHO:  Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC)
           Senator Mike Lee (R-UT)
           Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI)
           Congressman Mike Pompeo (KS-04)
WHAT:   Bicameral Press Conference to Discuss Energy Subsidy Legislation
WHEN:   Tomorrow, Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 12:15 pm EST
WHERE:  Senate Radio & Television Gallery
              S-325, The Capitol Building