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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted December 28, 2010

If anyone doubts the current administration's negative impact on U.S. oil and natural gas development, the Western Energy Alliance (WEA) has some news for you: The numbers don't lie. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted December 3, 2010

There's more bad news on the economic front today. The official unemployment rate has climbed to 9.8 percent. An estimated 15 million Americans are out of work this holiday season. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted October 27, 2010

Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell yesterday signed an executive order halting natural gas development on state lands. In a statement, he said the ban was needed "to protect our un-leased public lands from this [drilling] rush." But many believe the executive order was driven by politics, not environmental protection. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted September 21, 2010

The front page of The Washington Post today bears the headline, "Recession is officially over, but anxiety lingers." The headline is based on an announcement by the National Bureau of Economic Research which yesterday proclaimed that the recession, which began in December 2007, met its technical end in June 2009. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted August 31, 2010

Thousands of people from all walks of life are expected to participate in rallies for jobs and the economy tomorrow, Sept. 1. They will gather at three venues in Houston, Port Arthur and Corpus Christi, Texas, where they will make their voices heard.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted August 27, 2010

During the first Clinton presidential campaign, adviser James Carville reportedly placed a placard on the wall that said, "The economy, stupid." His point was clear. The key issue for voters that year was the economy. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted August 19, 2010

API President and CEO Jack Gerard announced this week that the oil and natural gas industry will sponsor a series of rallies in September, giving interested citizens forums where they can voice their concerns about the economy and jobs. 

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