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Archive for December 7, 2011

Coffman Calls for Action on Keystone XL Project

  Tens of Thousands of Jobs, Billions in Revenue at Stake, Coffman says (WASHINGTON) - U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-CO, today announced that he is cosponsoring a measure that would put tens of thousands of Americans to work immediately by expediting the permitting process of the Keystone XL pipeline project. Coffman said he became a co-sponsor of House Resolution 3548, the North American Energy Access Act introduced by Rep. Lee Terry, R-NE, after the Obama Administration announced that it ... Full Story

Tipton: Support Economic Growth, Job Creation and

Press Release Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued this statement urging his colleagues in the House of Representatives to join him in reining in out of control regulations and pass the REINS Act (H.R. 10—Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2011). The REINS Act, of which Tipton is a co-sponsor, is a piece of the Republicans’ Plan for America’s Job Creators. The measure will require congressional approval of any federal regulation with an ... Full Story

New Appointments to Colorado’s BLM Front Range

  Secretary Salazar Announces New Appointments to Colorado’s BLM Front Range Resource Advisory Council Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the 2011 appointments to the Colorado Front Range citizen-based Resource Advisory Council (RAC), which advises the Bureau of Land Management on public land issues. “I want to welcome our new RAC members and commend them for their commitment to public service,” said Secretary Salazar. “Their counsel will serve the BLM well ... Full Story

The Sheriff’s Posse Donates to Food Bank

The Sheriff’s Posse Donates to Food Bank

  The Sheriff's Posse Donates to Food Bank Press Release Dec. 7 2011 The Larimer County Sheriff's Mounted Posse presented the Food Bank for Larimer County with a $500 donation this week which is the equivalent of 2,000 meals. Each year the Posse selects one non-profit organization in Larimer County to receive money they have raised throughout the year at various events. The Food Bank for Larimer County provides food for all in need through community partnerships and hunger ... Full Story

A major boost for Jill Stein For President:

A major boost for Jill Stein For President:

A major boost for Jill Stein For President: Ben Manski hired as campaign manager (BOSTON) In what several observers have called a “major step up,” Dr. Jill Stein announced this morning the hire of Ben Manski to serve as the campaign manager of her Green Party presidential campaign. Manski is a recognized leader in the national democracy movement, a former co-chair of the national Green Party, an experienced hand in federal, state and local election campaigns, and the most ... Full Story

Udall Statement in Commemoration of the 70th

Udall Statement in Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack Today, Mark Udall released the following statement in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. "Seventy years ago today, the attack on Pearl Harbor shocked our nation and changed the course of history. I join with all Coloradans in remembering the men and women who gave their lives on that infamous day. We also salute the veterans and survivors of Pearl Harbor who are still with us. ... Full Story

Coffin named sole finalist for Vice Chancellor for

  University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced that a search committee for the vice chancellor for student affairs has named Deborah J. “Deb” Coffin the sole finalist for the position. Coffin has served in the post in an interim capacity since July 2011. “The search committee has forwarded Deb’s name to me as sole finalist,” said Moore. “I want to congratulate the committee on its good work. Deb is an outstanding colleague, a highly qualified ... Full Story

Gardner votes to give Congress more oversight of major

  Press Release WASHINGTON DC - Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) voted in favor of the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act Wednesday and reiterated the need to rein in federal regulators. "With the cost of new regulations skyrocketing, the REINS Act will provide a much needed check on the Administration's ability to impose rules that hurt small business and stifle job growth,” Gardner said.  “As I travel around Colorado’s 4thCongressional District, one of ... Full Story

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