Sen. Heller’s energy priorities list is short: ‘Lower gasoline prices’

“I have already supported an all-of-the-above strategy,” he said, echoing common GOP calls to boost production of oil-and-gas and alternative energies. “I will continue to support an all of the above strategy.”

Heller said he has not yet had discussions with Sen. Lisa MurkowskiLisa MurkowskiPublic lands dispute costs Utah a major trade show Oprah's network provides Senate with tape of abuse allegations by Puzder's ex-wife: report More than 100 groups back Puzder for Labor secretary MORE (R-Alaska), the energy committee’s top Republican.

Burr was appointed to the influential Senate Finance Committee Wednesday to replace Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.), the Finance member who recently resigned from the Senate. Heller was appointed to the Senate May 3.