U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Rick Perry to serve as Secretary of Energy:
“Rick Perry will be a champion for a robust energy strategy to improve America’s economic and national security. As a former governor of my state of Texas, he has the proven track record and leadership skills to lead the Department of Energy and maximize our nation’s energy potential. I look forward to working closely with him to advance a 21st century energy strategy to lower energy costs, improve economic opportunity, advance geopolitical stability and achieve energy security for hardworking American families."
Congressman Bill Flores represents the 17th District of Texas and is an entrepreneur, former energy executive, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), former Chairman of the Republican Study Committee (RSC) and member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.