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John Culberson, JD Biography

Member of the US House of Representatives (R-TX)
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"

“Dependence on foreign oil is a serious threat to our economy and national security. Congress should provide incentives for domestic oil production and promote alternative forms of energy…

It is vital to diversify energy sources and to promote alternative fuels such as clean nuclear power.”

“Energy,” (accessed Nov. 26, 2008)

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
Individuals with PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to alternative energy or fossil fuel issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to alternative energy or fossil fuel issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Member, US House of Representatives (R-TX), 2000-present
  • Assistant Republican Whip, US House of Representatives
  • Serves on the House Committee on Appropriations
  • Member, Katy Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, West Houston Chambers of Commerce
  • Founder, Let Texans Run Texas blog
  • Minority Whip, Texas State House of Representatives, 1999-2000
  • Member, Texas State House of Representatives, 1986-2000
  • Associate Civil Defense Attorney, Law Firm of Lorance and Thompson, 1985-2000
  • JD. South Texas College of Law, 1988
  • BS, Southern Methodist University, 1981
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Should the US Subsidize Alternative Energies?