Michael Zehr

Michael Zehr is the current VP of Federal Affairs for HBW Resources. Since 1999, Zehr has served as a senior legislative adviser to four US Senators with a particular focus on energy and environmental policies. Zehr is a recognized expert on legislative procedure and policy development and leads HBW Resources federal engagement activities in Washington.

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Energy & Power Subcommittee Approves Lifting Crude Oil Export Ban

Report by HBW Resources Legislative Aide, Zack Burnham House Energy and Power Subcommittee Hearing Summary H.R. 702 Markup – “To adapt to changing crude oil market conditions” PURPOSE: to lift the restrictions against exporting domestically produced crude oil. RESOLUTION: Bill favorably forwarded onto full House Energy and Commerce Committee. Arguments Raised for Lifting the Export… More »


Senate Energy and Natural Resources Markup

Executive Summary on the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Mark Up of the Bipartisan Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 Summary Provided By Emily Singer, Legislative Aide, HBW Resources The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held three mark up sessions on the Bipartisan Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015. This bill… More »


Foreign Affairs Hearing On Mexico’s Energy Reforms

Executive Summary for the House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Hearing on Pursuing North American Energy Independence: Mexico’s Energy Reforms Witnesses: The Honorable Carlos Pascual (Senior Vice President, HIS Inc., Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico) Mr. Thomas Tunstall, Ph.D. (Research Director, The University of Texas at San Antonio Institute for Economic Development) Mr. Tony Payan,… More »


Summary of House Energy Bill

Executive Summary on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Comprehensive Energy Bill Package Released July 20, 2015 July 21, 2015 On July 20, 2015, the House Energy and Commerce Committee unveiled a package of bills aimed at bringing the country’s energy infrastructure, reliability, and other energy matters into the modern era. The bill package… More »