As an Iraq veteran and a current member of the Army Reserve, I am pleased to hear that comprehensive energy legislation known as the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act has been introduced in the U.S. Senate. I recognize that our country is currently at a crossroad. We can stay the course, allowing our economy to remain stagnant, or we can change direction, spur the creation of American jobs and move away from energy sources that threaten our national security. I support the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act because it aims to put Americans back to work and defund the foreign regimes that support terrorism.
LETTER: Senate bill will make our nation energy independent
To read the full article, please sign up or login.
Get full access to the Columbia Missourian on your computer, phone, and tablet for just $5.95 per month. Or click here for full access for one day for only 99 cents.
* All the high-quality, in-depth journalism of the Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine, updated 24/7
* Your news. Your device. Your time.
If you'd like to read more about the value of being a member, read this column from the Missourian's executive editor, Tom Warhover.