Skip to main content

McCarthy Taps Herrell for Energy Task Force

July 6, 2021

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Yvette Herrell (R-N.M.) today announced she has been appointed to House Republicans' Energy, Climate, and Conservation Task Force by Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy. The task force is one of seven issue-specific task forces designed to identify and develop policy solutions to the issues facing the American people.

"When Republicans retake the majority next year, we will be ready to pass legislation that restores America's energy dominance, protects our oil and gas jobs, and responsibly protects our environment and utilizes our federal lands," said Herrell. "I am honored by the trust Leader McCarthy and my colleagues have placed in me to help develop and bring consensus around energy and conservation policies that so significantly impact the people of New Mexico."
“Congresswoman Yvette Herrell is exactly the kind of forward-looking member we need on the Energy, Climate, and Conservation task force," said Leader McCarthy. "In addition to her valuable experience as a member of the Natural Resources Committee, and the Oversight and Reform Committee’s Environment Subcommittee, she represents one of New Mexico’s largest energy-producing districts. Since her first days in office, Congresswoman Herrell has tirelessly fought on behalf of her constituents to push back against the reckless energy policies President Biden enacted in her state. I have full confidence that she will make great contributions toward the Energy, Climate, and Conservation task force’s goal to protect energy sector jobs, promote innovation, invest in clean energy infrastructure, and reduce global emissions.”