Sens. Scott, Murkowski to Unveil White Paper on Energy Insecurity in America at National Press Club Event

WASHINGTON, D.C.- U.S. Sens.Tim Scott (R-SC) andLisa Murkowski (R-AK), on Thursday, Sept. 18, will unveil a white paper atThe National Press Clubdocumenting the potential impacts of rising energy costs on the budgets of American families. The Murkowski-Scott white paper -Plenty at Stake: Indicators of American Energy Insecurity- will provide policymakers with valuable ways to measure the economic effects of legislation, regulation, or other factors that increase the cost of home energy. Scott and Murkowski will talk about the economic, political, and social consequences of allowing energy insecurity to rise in America. The discussion will be hosted and moderated by Mark Mills, senior fellow at theManhattan Institute, which is organizing the event. Audience members will have an opportunity to ask questions of the senators during a Q&A session. The Murkowski-Scott energy insecurity paper builds on theEnergy 20/20blueprintMurkowski released last year. The paper will be available on the energy committee’s website Thursday at 8:30 a.m. WHO:Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK),Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member, andSen. Tim Scott (R-SC), Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Member WHAT: Discussion and Q&A on the effects of energy insecurity on American families. Moderated by Mark Mills of the Manhattan Institute WHERE: National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor (Holeman Lounge), Washington, DC
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 18, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time