Misguided federal policies are contributing tot he rising inflation families are seeing at the grocery store and gas pump. CEA Midwest Executive Director Chris Ventura examines what policies would help families and small businesses being hammered by increasing prices.
First, adequate energy infrastructure needs to be built and modernized to safely transport North American energy resources. Second, the production of American energy needs to be encouraged to bring down prices. Third, we need a financial regulatory policy that does not intentionally discourage investment in traditional forms of energy or put its finger on the scale to make it harder for American industries to access the capital they need to operate their business. Fourth, energy efficiency measures, from plug-in hybrid electric vehicles to methane capturing technologies, need to be supported to make the best use of the energy we currently have.
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