Tag Archives: Mark Udall

Sierra Club Supports Udall

sierra clubThe Sierra Club has announced their support for Mark Udall in this year’s senate race. The announcement doesn’t come as a surprise, as Udall has been a strong supporter of the Obama Administration’s climate and energy policies and the war on coal. In fact, the Sierra Club says those are the reasons for their support. The group blasted Udall’s Continue reading

Senators Ask for More Comment Time on EPA Rules

EPA-300The U.S. Senate is asking the Obama Administration for more time to collect public comment on the EPA’s proposed carbon emissions rules. Yesterday a majority of the senate signed a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, asking for a 60-day extension due to the complexity and scope of the regulation. That Continue reading

Udall Gets Support From California Billionaire Environmentalist

mark-udall-300Mark Udall’s campaign is getting a big boost from a California billionaire. Tom Steyer’s political action committee has released its first round of attack ads against Cory Gardner. Steyer has vowed to support all of the lawmakers that support his environmental agenda, which includes the war on coal, as well Continue reading

Thousands Attend Rally Against EPA Rules in Denver

EPA-300The Environmental Protection Agency’s hearings on Proposed Carbon Emissions Rules continue today in Denver.  Yesterday, thousands showed up for a rally against the new rules at Lincoln Park, across from the capitol in Denver.  Speeches were made promoting the use of coal as a clean and cost effective way to produce electricity.  Some Continue reading

Hickenlooper, Udall Yet to Address Northwest Colorado

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300mark-udall-300Still no further word from the John Hickenlooper and Mark Udall camps on when they will be able to address the concerns of their Northwest Colorado constituents.  A couple Continue reading

Gardner, Daines Encourage Committee to Delay Sage Grouse Listing

sage_grouse-300Yesterday Colorado Congressman Cory Gardner and Montana Congressman Steve Daines sent a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Environment requesting that authorized federal funds from the National Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) program Continue reading

Gardner Responds to Udall’s Debate Challenge

gardnerCory Gardner says Mark Udall’s challenge to him to participate in a debate is just “posturing”.  Gardner says he has already agreed to 6 debates throughout the state, debates Udall himself has yet to commit to.  Udall issued the challenge earlier this week, and invited the League of Women Voters to facilitate.  Gardner says he has already 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

Deadline to Turn in Ballots is Tuesday

Ballot-300Tuesday is the last day to turn in your primary election ballot.  Tuesday is considered election day, however the election is an all mail ballot election, and voters have had their ballots for a couple of weeks now.  If you haven’t received a ballot by now, you should pick one up at Continue reading

Colorado Lawmakers React to New EPA Rule

EPA-300Colorado lawmakers are split, mostly along party lines, when it comes to reactions to the EPA’s rollout of new carbon emission control measures yesterday.  Both Senators, Michael Bennet and Mark Udall praised the new rules as a victory in the fight against climate change.  The rules are expected to cost Americans Continue reading

Biden Visits Colorado, Tries to Push Republicans to Pass Immigration Reform

BIDENVice President Joe Biden says that Republicans should pass an immigration overhaul now that the primary season is ending.  Biden spoke to Colorado politicians and religious leaders at a Denver coffee shop yesterday. He noted that Republicans have said they might act on immigration after potentially divisive primaries Continue reading

Tax Extenders Bill Blocked in Procedural Vote

US_CapitolThere are enough Senators in Washington that have concerns about the tax extenders bill to block the measure.  A procedural vote was used yesterday to block the bill, which includes a two-year extension of the Continue reading