Tag Archives: Cory Gardner

Senators Ask Obama To Hold Off On New Regulations

gardnerColorado Senator Cory Gardner and 22 of his colleagues sent a letter to President Obama asking him to stop issuing non-emergency rules and regulations in the final weeks of his term. The letter stressed that with Trumps election in November, the American people made it clear that they expect regulatory relief from the new administration. The group says that following Novembers election results, it is now the incoming Continue reading

New Submarine Christened USS Colorado

uss-coloradoA new submarine was recently christened as the USS Colorado, becoming the 4th U.S. Navy ship to bare that name, and the first since 1947. The christening took place at the Electric Boat Ship Yard in Connecticut. The ship must now undergo sea trial testing Continue reading

US May Begin Looking At Economics Of Recreation

outdoorrecreationEfforts to get the US Government to start tracking the economic effects of Outdoor Recreation took another step forward yesterday when the Outdoor Recreation Jobs and Economic Impact Act was unanimously passed by the U.S. Senate. The bill, which was co-sponsored by Colorado Senator Cory Continue reading

Tickets Available For Trump’s Inauguration

inaugurationIf you’d like to see President-Elect Trump’s inauguration in January, you can get tickets from Sen. Cory Gardner.  His office Continue reading

Gardner Named To Republican Leadership Team

gardnerColorado Senator Cory Gardner has received a promotion within the Republican Party.  The Republicans elected leadership for the 115th Congress yesterday, and during this process Gardner was named the National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman.  He says he is excited to expand his role in the party and is honored by the Continue reading

Colorado VA’s Again Under Investigation

dmva-new-iiThe VA’s new Choice Program was supposed to cut down on wait times for veterans, but according to Colorado US Senator Cory Gardner, that may not be the case.  Gardner has asked the Inspector General to again look into falsified wait times at Colorado’s VA hospitals.  This comes after a veteran may have died Continue reading

Coloradans To Pay More For Insurance

Health-Insurance-Rates-294The Colorado Division of Insurance announced earlier this week that premiums for individual insurance plans are expected to increase by over 20% in Colorado in 2017. The news comes on the heels of a May announcement from United Health Care and Humana in which the companies declared they will no longer offer individual plans for Colorado residents in 2017. The Colorado Division of Insurance announced in June that approximately Continue reading

Senator Gardner Tours Beaver Creek Fire

gardnerOver the past week, cool temperatures low winds and higher humidity have helped limit the growth of the Beaver Creek Fire, burning 24 miles north of Walden. Crews have limited the fires growth to only a few hundred acres and have maintained containment at 53%. They are continuing to monitor spot fires in the area and are creating and maintaining fire lines. Colorado U.S. Senator Cory Gardner recently announced Continue reading

Letter To Secretary Jewell in Support of Trapper Mine

 

JEWELLU.S. Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet, along with Governor John Hickenlooper, and Congressman Scott Tipton yestrday sent a letter to U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell urging DOI to complete the court-ordered Environmental Assessment for Trapper Mine prior to April 30th. Trapper Mine’s permit was covered under the same environmental review that the U.S. District Court in Colorado deemed deficient for Colowyo Mine, but Trapper Mine was initially believed to be unaffected. Further review led to a negotiation with the Office of Continue reading

Senator Gardner Calls for Answers on Homegrown Terror

gardnerColorado’s Junior U.S. Senator Cory Gardner was one of eleven Republican Senators that sent a letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, and Secretary of State John Kerry asking for answers on questions related to domestic terror. Following a failure of the background check system which in 2013 allowed two terrorists Continue reading

Lawmakers Want to Reauthorize Land Transaction Act

gardnerMICHAEL-BENNETColorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner joined Senators Martin Heinrich and Dean Heller to introduce a bill to reauthorize the Federal Land Transaction Continue reading

Reactions to Sage Grouse Decision

sage_grouse-300Several organizations and individuals have spoken out about yesterday’s decision by the Interior Department that keeps the Greater Sage Grouse off of the Endangered Species List. Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet, and Representative Scott Tipton praised the decision as a measurement of the conservation efforts Continue reading