Mayor Andy Ogles Comments on Congressman Mark Green’s New Bill Proposing a Ban on Receiving Oil from Russia, Iran, and Venezuela

Andy Ogles

Tuesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed Andy Ogles in-studio to weigh in on recent legislation proposed by Mark Green eliminating oil purchases from Russia, Iran, and Venezuela.

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Pennsylvania Lawmaker Urges New Jersey and New York to End Pipeline-Construction Bans

Pennsylvania State Representative Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) announced Monday he’ll introduce a resolution exhorting New Jersey and New York’s respective governors to allow construction of natural-gas conduits.

In 2014, Democratic New York Governor Kathy Hochul’s predecessor Andrew Cuomo (D) banned hydraulic fracturing (or “fracking”) for natural-gas extraction and thenceforth barred the creation of new natural-gas pipelines. Last month, Hochul endorsed a statewide prohibition of gas power for new buildings, the first such state-level interdiction in the U.S. 

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