June 14, 2018 —Today, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) formally endorsed Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick in his re-election bid for U.S. House in Pennsylvania’s 8th District.
“Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick has made focusing on commonsense, clean energy solutions that grow the economy, strengthen America’s national security, and preserve the quality of our natural environment a hallmark of his time in the House. Additionally, Rep. Fitzpatrick has demonstrated a commitment to promoting clean energy technology as a member of the House Clean Energy and Innovation Working Group. CRES is proud to formally endorse Brian Fitzpatrick in his re-election bid for U.S. House in Pennsylvania’s 8th District,” CRES Managing Director Heather Reams said.
“I am proud that my work to embrace clean energy sources like wind, solar and hydropower and to encourage the responsible use of our resources has earned the recognition of Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions. Innovation in U.S. clean energy research and technology is critical in securing American energy independence, bolstering our national security and creating good paying jobs for Pennsylvanians. I look forward to continuing to champion clean energy reforms that grow and pave the way for the development of new technologies that will benefit both our economy and our climate for generations to come,” said Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick.
Rep. Fitzpatrick’s record on clean energy includes:
- Helped to ensure that the FY18 budget included funding for Department of Energy’s most important research and development endeavors, such as the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E).
- Championed job growth, economic opportunity and innovation associated with clean energy sources by fighting to include the Investment Tax Credit (ITC) in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
- Demonstrated a commitment to promoting clean energy technology as a member of the House Clean Energy and Innovation Working Group.
Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization advocating for comprehensive and responsible solutions to our nation’s energy issues. The organization is comprised of citizens from around the country who believe it is time for politicians in Washington to stop arguing, and start working on ways to solve our nation’s energy crisis.