U.S. House Republicans pass bill opening more public land to development if reserve oil is tapped

Republicans say the need to raid emergency supply was emblematic of Biden administration’s misguided policy to limit oil and gas development

By: - January 27, 2023 1:40 pm
man refuels at a gas station

A man refuels at a gas station on May 12, 2021, in Fayetteville, North Carolina. (Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.