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Trump Expected To Reform CPP And WOTUS

President Trump is expected to sign multiple executive orders this week, aimed at dismantling Coal Industry regulations enacted by the Obama administration. According to reports, one will instruct the Environmental Protection Agency to begin re-writing the Clean Power Plan, and will order the Department of Interior to lift it’s moratorium on new coal leases. The Clean Power Plan set a target for green house gas emission reduction in the U.S., and limited green house gas emission from coal fired power plants. The plan was expected to Continue reading

Trump Voids “Job Killing” Coal Regulation

The “Stream Protection Rule”, which was issued by Barack Obama as one of his last acts as president, has been voided by President Trump.  The rule was intended to protect steams and waterways from the impact of surface coal Continue reading

Trump Nominates Coloradan To Supreme Court

President Donald Trump nominated 4th generation Coloradan, Neil Gorsuch, as his choice to fill the open position on the U.S. Supreme Court. If approved by the Senate, Gorsuch would occupy the seat previously held by Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away last year.  Gorsuch would be the first judge from Colorado to sit on 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

Deadline To Sign Up For Obamacare Is Tuesday

Tuesday is the deadline to sign up for coverage through Obamacare for 2017. While the Healthcare system is expected to look dramatically different under President Trump’s Administration those who sign up for insurance through Obamacare will be guaranteed coverage through the end of the year. Those interested can sign up for the program online Continue reading

Trump Puts Freeze On EPA

The Trump administration has imposed a freeze on grants and contracts administered by the Environmental Protection Agency. It is unclear at this time whether the freeze concerns only new grants and contracts, or also includes the nearly $6.4 billion of federal contracts that the EPA currently has in place.  Myron Ebell, who ran the EPA Continue reading

Colorado Joins Petition Against Coal Regulations

Colorado has joined 12 other states including Utah and Wyoming, in a petition, asking a federal court to block the “Stream Protection Rule”, recently instituted by the Obama Administration. According to the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation, the Stream Protection Rule looks to better protect Continue reading

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

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

Trump To Cancel “Job Killing Restrictions” On Coal

President elect Donald Trump posted a YouTube video yesterday in which he said one of his initial goals after he is sworn into office on January 20th is to cancel “Job Killing Restrictions” On Coal.  In the video Trump also called for reduction of government regulations.  You can view entire video below.

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Wyoming Picks Trump and Cheney

wyoming-flag-graphicWyoming voters overwhelmingly supported new Presidential elect Donald Trump, in yesterday’s election. Trump received over 70% of the vote in the state with Clinton receiving just over 22%. Voters also elected Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, to Continue reading

Trump Sounds Off On Clinton And Media In Grand Junction

trumpRepublican Presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke to a crowd of thousands yesterday at the Grand Junction Regional Airport. Trump covered a range of topics from energy development, trade and the economy to, immigration, healthcare and the military. Trump also focused attacks on his Continue reading