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Bill Introduced To Help Fund Rural Hospitals

 A bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would permanently extend Medicare financing programs, which help support hospitals in rural areas like Northwest Colorado. Colorado Senator Michael Bennet joined a bi-partisan group which introduced the bill last week. The Rural Hospital Access Act of 2017, would extend the Medicare Dependent Hospital and Low Volume Hospital programs in perpetuity. The Medicare Dependent Hospital Continue reading

Should BLM National Office Be Moved West?

Colorado’s elected leaders are spearheading an effort to relocate the national BLM office to the Western United States, and would like to see it in Colorado.  Senator Cory Gardner introduced the idea of moving the national office west during the confirmation hearing for newly confirmed interior secretary Ryan Continue reading

Bennet To Host Town Hall Friday

Colorado US Senator Michael Bennet will host a town hall Friday  at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction. The town hall will give the Senator an opportunity to address questions and concerns that people in the area may have. The Continue reading

Interview With Senator Cory Gardner

In an exclusive interview this week, Wild West Radio talked to Senator Cory Gardner about the EPA, Scott Pruitt, Judge Gorsuch and President Trump’s cabinet nominations. The full interview with Senator Gardner is available below. In it, Gardner also discusses whether or not he intends to host a town hall in the Continue reading

Interview With Senator Gardner Tomorrow

In an exclusive interview this week Wild West Radio talked to Senator Cory Gardner about the EPA, Scott Pruitt, Judge Gorsuch and President Trump’s cabinet nominations. We asked Gardner about the President’s intentions to re-write the Clean Power Plan and the Waters of the United States Rule, and what his thoughts were about Scott Pruitt’s Continue reading

Bills Introduced To Protect Public Lands

In a bi-partisan effort to protect public lands, Colorado Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet have introduced 5 separate bills dealing with public land issues.  Gardner says he is proud to work Continue reading

Senate Looks To Repeal “Death Tax”

Senator Cory Gardner has co-sponsored a bill aimed at repealing the federal estate tax, or death tax that could adversely affect farmers and small business owners in Colorado. Gardner says the tax has had a negative affect on Colorado families, especially those in rural farming communities, because the Continue reading

Colorado Officials Respond To Travel Ban

While people from around the country and parts of the world continue to react to President Trump’s executive order, banning travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries for a period of time, elected officials around Colorado are also responding. US Representatives Ken Buck and Doug Lamborn have both come out in support of the travel ban, with Lamborn calling the executive order “prudent”. Congressman Scott Continue reading

Age-Appropriate Marijuana Education In CO Schools?

A State Senate bill that would institute age-appropriate education about the risks of underage marijuana use in Colorado schools, passed out of committee yesterday. The bill was co-sponsored by Senator Randy Baumgardner. If passed, a curriculum would be developed for public schools to provide education materials on marijuana related 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

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