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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

Former State Senator White To Run Again As An Independent

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Former Republican State Senator Al White announced his intention to again represent Northwest Colorado in Senate District 8.  This time as an Independent. White served Northwest Colorado in the House from 2001 to 2008 and in the State Senate from 2008 to 2011, he vacated his State Senate seat in favor of being appointed as the Director of the Colorado Tourism office.  Upon his departure, White’s Senate seat was filled by his wife Jean, who was appointed to the position.  She held that office for only a short time, failing in a primary bid to retain her seat.  Jean White was defeated by 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

Ted Cruz Address Obama’s War On Coal In Wyoming

cruzPresidential candidate, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, who was campaigning in Wyoming yesterday released the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s recent proposal to require that by 2030 power-generating facilities reduce their Continue reading

Gardner Sworn in as Senator

gardnerColorado’s newest senator has been sworn in. Republican Cory Gardner officially became the state’s junior senator Tuesday as the 114th Congress began its session in Washington, DC. Gardner defeated Democratic Senator Mark Udall in November’s election. Gardner said in a statement that he was “eager to get down to business.” Colorado’s senior senator is Continue reading

Gardner Announces Committee Assignments

gardnerColorado’s newest Senator has announced his committee assignments. Republican Representative Cory Gardner will replace Democratic Senator Mark Udall in January. Yesterday, Senate Republicans finalized their caucus’ committee assignments for the next session. Gardner will sit on four committees. They are Energy, Foreign Relations, Commerce and Small Business.

Hickenlooper, Udall Yet to Address Northwest Colorado

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300mark-udall-300The Hickenlooper and Udall camps have yet to commit to an interview to talk about Northwest Colorado issues. Both men are running for reelection this year. Governor John 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