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Friday, July 25, 2014

‘Political & Politicians’ Archives

Investigate and Account for All of War Dead who Went

Press Release   Udall: Investigate and Account for All of War Dead who Went Through Dover Mortuary As Preliminary Number of Mishandled Remains Surfaces, Udall Renews Call to Fire Officials Responsible   Today, after hearing further reports that Dover Air Force Base improperly disposed of the remains of American service members in a Virginia landfill, Mark Udall demanded that Air Force officials immediately search the records of every fallen service member who passed ... Full Story

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

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

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

Lundberg looks at running for U.S. Congress

With the new Congressional District plan I now live in the Second Congressional District, currently represented by Jared Polis. Therefore, today I am announcing the formation of a congressional exploratory committee to determine if I should run against Jared Polis in the 2012 election. To gauge the interest and potential support I have launched a website for the exploratory committee: www.kevinlundberg2012.com.

Udall Urges Senate Confirm Director Consumer Watchdog

    Udall Urges Senate Colleagues to Empower Consumer Watchdog Agency, Confirm Director Giving CFPB a Leader would Help Agency Protect Consumers, Enforce Better Business Practices **Watch video of the speech here:   Today, Mark Udall spoke on the Senate floor about the critical need to confirm a director to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for the first time ever, allowing for stronger protections for American consumers. The Senate is set to vote ... Full Story

Compromise Payroll Tax Bill

Compromise Payroll Tax Bill Paid For in Part by Udall's Legislation To End Unemployment Benefits for Millionaires As the Senate gears up to vote tomorrow on the proposed extension of the payroll tax cut, Mark Udall announced that part of the bill will include his bipartisan bill to keep millionaires from receiving unemployment benefits.  Udall's legislation, introduced with Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK), would ensure that unemployment benefits are used as a social safety net for people who ... Full Story

House Passes Tipton’s Bipartisan Blue Star Mothers

Press Release   House Passes Tipton’s Bipartisan Blue Star Mothers Act House passes Senate version, expected to be signed into law this week WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House passed Rep. Scott Tipton’s (R-CO) Blue Star Mothers Act. S. 1541 updates the Congressional charter of the Blue Star Mothers organization, a non-partisan, non-political, organization founded during WWII that provides services to active members of the United States Armed Forces and veterans, as well as ... Full Story

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