Tag Archives: Senate

House Passes Energy Legislation

gardnerSCOTT-TIPTON-300Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted on a broad energy package, which included House Resolution 6, the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act. H.R. 6 was introduced by Congressman Continue reading

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

Biden to Visit Denver

BIDENVice President Joe Biden is coming to Colorado. The White House says Biden will be in Denver on Friday for an event related to domestic violence. No other details about the trip were immediately available. Biden’s visit comes in the midst of a heated Senate campaign between Democrat Mark Udall and Representative Cory Gardner. Biden Continue reading

House Passes Bill to Prevent EPA Water Grab

WATER CONSERVATIONYesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation co-sponsored by Congressmen Scott Tipton and Cory Gardner to protect water rights by prohibiting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers from moving forward with its controversial ‘Waters of the U.S.’ rule. Continue reading

Club 20 to Hold Candidate Debates Tomorrow

club 20-229CLUB 20’s Fall Meeting and Candidate Debates will be held on today and tomorrow in Grand Junction. The event enables members to engage with local, state and federal elected and Continue reading

New Poll Says Coloradans Split on Hobby Lobby Decision

hobby lobbyA new poll says half of Colorado voters support the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling allowing religiously oriented business to opt out of a small portion of contraception coverage for their 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

Tipton Casts Vote on Energy

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Wild West Radio talked with Representative Scott Tipton yesterday, right after a key energy vote.  The Planning for American Energy Act passed the House yesterday, and now moves on to the Senate, where it’s likely to face opposition from Democrats. Representative Cory Gardner also voted in favor of the bill, which aims to incorporate all forms of Continue reading

Gardner Calls on Udall to Approve Keystone Pipeline

KEYSTONERepresentative Cory Gardner is calling on Senator Mark Udall to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline project.  The project is expected to create around half a million jobs in the U.S.  Udall has repeatedly voted against the project.  At one time, the Environmental Continue reading

Bennet Praises Executive Order

MICHAEL-BENNETColorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet yesterday welcomed the White House’s announcement that President Obama will sign yet another executive order.  This one would prohibit federal contractors from discriminating against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workers. Bennet is a cosponsor of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which Continue reading

Colorado joins Lawsuit Against Obamacare

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300Colorado has joined 19 other states in a lawsuit seeking to overturn Obamacare, also knows as the Affordable Care Act.  The lawsuit contends that the Act violates the Origination Clause, due to the fact the legislation began in the Senate rather than the House.  Colorado Attorney General John Suthers filed the brief last Continue reading

Gardner Joins in Fight Against EPA Proposed Rule

WATER CONSERVATIONThis week, Congressman Cory Gardner (CO-04) joined Congressman Scott Tipton in opposing the Environmental Protection Agency’s latest “water grab” attempt.  Gardner and 45 Members of the Senate and Congressional Western Caucuses sent a letter to Environmental Protection Continue reading