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Congressman Ken Buck

Representing the 4th District of Colorado

Accountability

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October 31, 2019 Press Release

For Immediate Release
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Contact: 202-225-4676

April 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ken Buck recently introduced the Multilateral Aid Review Act of 2019 to establish a review process for U.S. foreign aid dollars going to multilateral entities. This legislation would establish a United States Multilateral Aid Review to publicly assess the value of U.S. government investments in multilateral entities, such as the United Nations or the World Bank. This bill will provide Congress with a transparent and rigorous review of all funds the U.S.

March 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Anti-Semitism is a very real problem in our country that needs to be addressed. That’s why several weeks ago Congressman Ken Buck voted on the House Floor to condemn anti-Semitism. Today, the House of Representatives was presented with another opportunity to condemn the recent anti-Semitic remarks made by a member of the House of Representatives. However, the Democrat leadership watered down the language of the resolution to the point where it was unrecognizable and it failed to address a problem that needed to be confronted.

January 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last week, Congressman Ken Buck (CO-04) introduced legislation (H.R. 793) to prohibit Members of Congress from using official funds to pay for travel to leave Washington, D.C. during a government shutdown. A Member may use official funds to return to Washington, D.C. if they happen to be away from the Capitol. However, if a Member of Congress would like to leave D.C. during a government shutdown, they will have to pay out of their own pocket.

 

August 4, 2017 Press Release
When it comes to utilizing and stewarding our nation’s lands and resources, I trust local stakeholders and officials more than I trust Washington bureaucrats to know what’s best for Colorado, for the West, and for the entire nation.
April 6, 2017 Press Release
More transparency in our budgeting process is always a good thing. This legislation measures whether or not Congress complies with discretionary spending caps by offsetting any budget increases with accurate, realistic decreases in spending.
November 29, 2016 Press Release
Republicans promised to roll back President Obama’s oppressive regulatory regime. This House rule allows Congress to reassert its rightful authority over the executive branch by repealing excessive regulations and overreaching executive orders.
September 14, 2016 Press Release
“This legislation holds employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs accountable for failing our veterans. After the sacrifices our veterans have made, they deserve the best care we can offer.”
June 22, 2016 Press Release
"When Congress investigated the agency’s behavior, Commissioner Koskinen misled us. This is a serious breach of trust. He works for the American people, and it’s time for the American people to fire him. The IRS would be better off without Commissioner Koskinen showing up to work every day."
February 12, 2016 Press Release
Apparently President Obama was absent the day they taught civics. This Article I Resolution sends a clear message to the President that Congress alone has the right to make laws -- and that the people expect him to faithfully execute those laws.