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  • Congressman Blum's Statement on Paris Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    "President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement is good news for our country’s economy, workers, and taxpayers. By 2035, the regulations related to the agreement would reduce our GDP by $2.5 trillion, cause a shortfall of nearly 400,000 American jobs, increase household electricity costs by 13 - 20%, and reduce incomes by more than $20,000 for the average American family of four. We need common sense regulations that keep our environment clean, but we can do that while keeping ... Read more

  • Rep. Blum Introduces Bipartisan Fuel Choice and Deregulation Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 22, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Energy

    Today, Congressman Rod Blum (R-IA), along with Congressman Ken Buck (R-CO), Congressman Collin Peterson (D-MN), and Congressman David Young (R-IA) introduced the House companion to the Fuel Choice and Deregulation Act of 2015. U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) authored the legislation, which removes the burdensome restrictions placed on the ethanol marketplace by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), further encourages manufacturers and producers to develop new techno... Read more

  • Congressman Rod Blum Finishes Busy First Two Weeks
    Posted in Press Releases on January 16, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Accountability, Energy, Jobs and Economic Growth, Spending Cuts and Debt, Veterans

    Newly elected First District Congressman Rod Blum has wrapped up a busy first two weeks in Congress. Since being sworn in on January 6th, Rep. Blum has focused on a common sense agenda geared towards increasing opportunities for working families and reining in the hyperactive executive branch. Top highlights include casting votes in support of H.R. 3, the Keystone XL Pipeline; H.R.37, the Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act; H.R. 22, the Hire More Heroes Act. Rep. Blum... Read more

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