Press Releases

February 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Kelly Armstrong (R-ND) joined Congressmen David McKinley (R-WV) and Marc Veasey (D-TX) in reintroducing the Accelerating Carbon Capture and Extending Secure Storage through 45Q (ACCESS 45Q) Act. This bipartisan legislation extends the date for projects to begin construction to claim the 45Q tax credit for carbon dioxide sequestration by ten years.

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February 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Kelly Armstrong (R-ND) joined the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Energy Subcommittee hearing entitled, “A Smarter Investment: Pathways to a Clean Energy Future.” Congressman Armstrong talked about the need for a reliable electric grid and the need for policies to streamline energy infrastructure permitting processes.

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February 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Kelly Armstrong (R-ND) introduced the Enhancing Administrative Reviews for Broadband Deployment Act, which would require a study on barriers to reviewing requests within federal agencies to deploy broadband infras

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February 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Kelly Armstrong (R-ND) offered an amendment in the House Energy and Commerce Committee during the markup of Democrats’ COVID-19 relief package. This amendment authorizes the construction and operation of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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February 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Kelly Armstrong (R-ND) along with House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and 83 Republicans introduced the Keystone XL Pipeline Construction and Jobs Preservation Act.

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January 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Kelly Armstrong (R-ND) released the following statement condemning President Biden’s one-year moratorium on energy leasing on federal lands.

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January 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Kelly Armstrong (R-ND) wrote a letter to congressional leadership calling for an immediate investigation after National Guard troops securing the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., were ordered out of the building and to rest in an active parking garage. Find the full letter below.

 

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January 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Kelly Armstrong (R-ND) joined more than 30 members of the House Energy Action Team (HEAT) to strongly condemn the Biden Administration's 60-day moratorium on issuing oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters.

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January 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Kelly Armstrong (R-ND) released the following statement on President Biden’s first executive orders, which hurt agriculture and energy producing states like North Dakota.

January 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, the House Republican Steering Committee nominated North Dakota's Congressman Kelly Armstrong to serve on the House Energy and Commerce (E&C) Committee.

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