SHAHEEN STATEMENT ON BIPARTISAN HOUSE VOTE PASSING ENERGY EFFICIENCY BILL

March 05, 2014

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the co-author of the Shaheen-Portman Energy Savings and Industrial Competiveness Act, released the following statement applauding the House of Representatives’ vote today approving (375-36) a bipartisan energy efficiency bill sponsored by Reps. David McKinley (R-WV) and Peter Welch (D-VT):

"With energy efficiency, we have the fastest, most cost-effective way to address our energy needs all the while creating jobs and growing our economy. I'm eager to build on the bipartisan momentum from the House and work with my colleagues in the Senate to pass my energy efficiency bill with Senator Portman."