By Ben Geman - 05/11/11 08:06 PM EDT
“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 Murkowski (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.