June 30, 2022
U.S. Senator Ben Sasse issued the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled that the EPA unlawfully overstepped its bounds by trying to regulate power plant emissions without lawful authorization from Congress.
“Congress writes the laws, not bureaucrats, because nobody in Nebraska votes for the pencil pushers at the EPA or any of the other nameless, faceless federal bureaucracies. Democracy means that the people who write laws have to stand for election. The EPA’s loss is a win for the rule of law, for self-government, and for Nebraska farmers and ranchers.”