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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Mark Udall’

Udall Statement on Equal Pay Day

  Today, Mark Udall released the following statement to recognize Equal Pay Day: “As a father and a husband, it saddens me that women are still getting paid on average 77 cents to the dollar that men get for doing the same work,” Udall said.  “Our economic recovery can only be as strong as the productivity of our workers.  When half our workforce is unfairly told their work isn’t as valuable as that of their male counterparts, we cripple our own progress.  I support ... Full Story

Udall Statement on Budget Deal

Udall Statement on Budget Deal

  Mark Udall’s statement regarding the budget agreement reached tonight between Democrats and Republicans: April 8, 2011 “I congratulate both Democrats and Republicans for coming together and agreeing on a budget compromise.  Shutting down the government would’ve affected tens of thousands of Coloradans and their livelihoods were at stake.  Military families were worried about receiving their paychecks, farmers would’ve waiting for operating loans to put seed in the ... Full Story

Udall Statement on U.S. Military Action in Libya

Today, Mark Udall made the following statement on U.S. action in Libya: “Like all Americans, I deplore and condemn the violence against Libyans who are asserting their rights to basic freedoms.  Colonel Qaddafi has been a brutal dictator and is viciously attacking his own people in order to maintain control, and he gave the international community no choice but to act . “Importantly, the United States is acting in concert with the United Nations.  France, Britain and other nations ... Full Story

Udall Unveils Roadmap

Udall Unveils Roadmap to Create Jobs, Reduce National Debt and Streamline Government Plan Will Guide Udall Agenda for Legislation in New Congress   Today, Mark Udall launched his plan to get the state’s—and country’s—economy back on track: Colorado Winning the Global Economic Race.  His roadmap calls for a three-pronged approach: reducing the national debt, support for innovation, and reform from within. Udall developed his plan after talking with Colorado small-business ... Full Story

Udall: Republicans and Democrats Need to get Serious

Votes Against Both R and D Proposals – Neither Represents a Viable Path Forward Saying that neither the Democrats nor the Republicans had come up with an acceptable plan for funding the government through the end of the year, Mark Udall today voted against proposals drawn up by leaders in both parties.  He released the following statement after the vote: “It’s time for my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to trade their swords for pencils and start working together on a viable ... Full Story

Udall Representative to Hold Office Hours in Berthoud

Udall Representative to Hold Office Hours in Berthoud on   February 24

February 24 Coloradans Needing Help with Federal Agencies are Invited to Come by A representative of Senator Mark Udall’s office will hold office hours in Berthoud on Thursday, February 24, 2011 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Udall’s Constituent Services Advocate, Bryan VanDriel, will be available to answer questions and help Coloradans who need assistance with issues involving federal agencies. VanDriel will be available in the Cottonwood Roam at the Berthoud Area ... Full Story

Mark Udall’s Statement on the Shooting of Rep.

Mark Udall’s Statement on the Shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

Mark Udall issued the following statement after Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, members of her staff, and several others were attacked by a gunman during a public event at a grocery store in Tucson, AZ: “This is a sad day for our country.  My thoughts and prayers go out to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the other victims of today's senseless shootings.   “Congresswoman Giffords is a brilliant and dedicated public servant who works tirelessly for the people of her ... Full Story

Senate votes to repeal “Don’t Ask,

Senate votes to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

Udall Successfully Helps Lead U.S. Senate on Final Bipartisan Vote to Repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Senate Passes Bill Allowing Department of Defense to Responsibly Implement New Policy Today the U.S. Senate passed a landmark bill, cosponsored by Mark Udall, that will repeal the law known as “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and will task the U.S. Department of Defense with implementing the new policy in a way that protects our national security.  Earlier in the day, the Senate ... Full Story

Udall supports Dream Act

Today, Mark Udall urged his Senate colleagues to follow his lead and vote for the DREAM Act. While the bill failed because it was filibustered by opponents, Udall will continue to support efforts to pass it so that all young people can earn the opportunity to realize the American dream. Udall released the following statement: “This is an important issue that affects the lives of so many young people who only want the opportunity to live the American dream – and know of no other ... Full Story

Udall Amendment to Wall Street Accountability Bill

Udall Amendment to Wall Street Accountability Bill Would Allow Consumers to Get Free Access to Credit Score Current Law Allows Free Access to Credit Report, NOT Credit Score Udall: Increasing Access to Credit Score Would Help Level the Playing Field for Consumers Washington, D.C. – Today, as the U. S. Senate began debating legislation to crack down on Wall Street and protect families’ savings and seniors’ pensions, Senator Mark Udall offered an amendment that would help ... Full Story

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