Let Freedom Be the North Star for Energy Policy
When it comes to energy policy, lawmakers should let freedom be their North Star. Economic liberty has been the spark behind all successful energy development.
Where economic freedom has prevailed, energy producers have lowered the cost of living for millions. That’s a good thing. But we can do even better. Increasing amounts of government intervention in energy markets still threaten to erode that freedom over time.
Government interference in the energy landscape is a losing model for the taxpayer and for American innovation, and he urges policymakers to pursue a freedom-based energy policy that works for all.