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NOVEMBER 2, 2018 — Today, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) formally endorsed Senator Dean Heller’s re-election bid in Nevada.
“America faces big challenges and it’s critical that candidates address them openly and with concrete solutions during the midterm elections. When it comes to growing our economy, bolstering our national security, and preserving our climate, voters and candidates are embracing clean energy. CRES is proud to endorse Senator Dean Heller for his demonstrated leadership and support for advancing the free market, clean energy policies that are strengthening the Nevada economy, promoting a cleaner U.S. energy supply, and ensuring a more pristine natural environment and climate for Nevada families,” said CRES Executive Director James Dozier.
Examples of Senator Dean Heller’s clean energy record include:
- Lead Republican sponsor of legislation to expand federal tax credits for clean energy technologies, including fuel cells, nuclear production and carbon capture and sequestration. This legislation was signed into law as part of a federal budget bill.
- Lead Republican sponsor of legislation to create an investment tax credit for energy storage technology solutions.
- Supports increased federal investment for critical Department of Energy programs that support clean energy technologies.
- Has been a voice within the Republican party for recognizing the impact of climate change on the United States’ economic and national security.
Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization founded in 2013 to engage Republican policymakers and the public about commonsense, conservative solutions to address our nation’s need for abundant, reliable energy while preserving our environment.