Tag Archives: Congressman Cory Gardner

Gardner Calls on Udall to Change Stance on EPA Rules

mark-udall-300As the EPA hearings begin in Denver today on the agency’s new carbon emissions rules, Congressman Cory Gardner is calling on Senator Mark Udall to change his stance on the rules.  Senator Udall praised the new rules as “a good start,” indicating that he wants the federal government to go even further Continue reading

Gardner Helps Pass Highway Funding Bill

gardnerYesterday, Congressman Cory Gardner (CO-04) joined an overwhelming bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives to pass the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014. The legislation directs $10.8 billion in extra funding to the Highway Trust Fund to finance surface transportation projects such as roads, transit and Continue reading

Hickenlooper, Udall Urged to Clarify Sage Grouse Comments

mark-udall-300JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Wild West Radio is still waiting on Governor Hickenlooper and Senator Mark Udall to set aside time to talk about sage grouse and other Northwest Colorado issues.  Udall recently commented that the threat Continue reading

Gardner Bill Would Improve EITC Program

gardnerYesterday Congressman Cory Gardner (CO-04) introduced legislation to make reforms and improvements to the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) program.  The title of the legislation is the Earnings Advancement and Recovery Now Act, or the EARN Act. By its own estimate, the federal government made $14.5 billion in improper Continue reading

Udall Will Campaign with Obama

mark-udall-300Senator Mark Udall has been able to dodge the question of whether he would campaign with President Obama this year, until now.  Four times Udall has been asked on national television whether he would campaign with the president, and he has avoided giving an answer each time.  However, it has now been Continue reading

Udall Challenges Gardner to Series of Debates

gardnermark-udall-300Now that the primary election is over, U.S. Senator Mark Udall has invited Congressman Cory Gardner, to join him in a series of spirited debates before Continue reading

Gardner Blasts Obamacare Over More Health Policy Cancellations

gardnerCongressman Cory Gardner isn’t happy about the latest round of health policy cancellations in Colorado.  Colorado Senate Republicans announced yesterday that another 2,320 insurance policies have been cancelled in Colorado due to Obamacare.  Gardner is running against Mark Udall for Udall’s senate seat.  He says yesterday’s news is yet Continue reading

Gardner Amendment Expected to Improve Rural Health Care

gardnerYesterday, the House of Representatives unanimously passed an amendment introduced by Congressman Cory Gardner (CO-04) that would provide additional funding for Telemedicine and Distance Learning Services in rural areas. The services are critical to rural Colorado, where specialized medical treatments are not widely Continue reading

Connect for Health Raises Taxes on Exchange Users

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300Yesterday morning, the Connect for Health Colorado Board of Directors voted for a $13 million increase in taxes for those insured under the Colorado health exchange to help the exchange make up for a budget deficit. Upon hearing the result of the vote, Congressman Cory Gardner (CO-04) sent a letter to Continue reading

Gardner Introduces Legislation to Help Students With Loans

gardnerYesterday, Congressman Cory Gardner (CO-04) introduced legislation to allow America’s students and graduates to deduct up to $5,000 of interest payments on qualified student loans from their taxes annually. This is an increase from the $2,500 allowed under current tax code. Increasing this deduction will help ease the Continue reading