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Congressman Ken Buck

Representing the 4th District of Colorado

Agriculture

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June 27, 2017 Press Release
I applaud the administration’s decision to roll back this overreaching WOTUS rule. Farmers and ranchers across Colorado will now be free from Washington bureaucrats who want to regulate every small body of water on their private property.
June 21, 2017 Press Release
In Colorado, water is tough to come by, which makes water storage a necessity. That’s why H.R. 1654 is so important. We need to streamline the water project permitting process so that future projects like NISP don’t take over a decade to win a permit.
January 13, 2017 Press Release
Farmers and ranchers around the Fourth Congressional District support this legislation because they need affordable water. We worked hard on this legislation last year and I’m hopeful that this year we’ll see it pass the House and Senate and signed into law.
November 1, 2016 Press Release
Our corn and sorghum farmers in Colorado already face a number of federal regulations that make their jobs harder. I urge the EPA to rethink their approach to atrazine, using sound science and listening to the concerns of farmers instead of barreling forward with flawed research.
September 21, 2016 Press Release
The WATER Act ensures that farmers and ranchers have access to low cost water resources. I’m glad I could work with Chairman Brady and the House Ways and Means committee to advance this legislation that is so important to communities in the Western United States.
July 15, 2016 Press Release
In Northern Colorado, water is life for farmers and everyone else who lives in the region. I’ve watched firsthand as water shortages in Colorado drive farmers and their families to desperation.We need to reform federal regulations so that water projects can be completed more quickly and more efficiently.
July 14, 2016 Press Release
“A GMO labeling mandate ties up food producers in red tape, driving up costs for Colorado families.A flawed labeling law in one state should not lead us to create a shortsighted law for the other 49 states.”
July 2, 2016 Press Release
I appreciated the chance to learn about issues faced by the wheat growing community. I’m working in Congress to ensure that our farms and the surrounding communities can thrive.
May 13, 2016 Press Release
I urged the Ways and Means Committee to pass the WATER Act this week to keep water costs for rural America low and to empower farmers and ranchers to have a stake in their water resources.
July 22, 2015 Press Release
"You won’t have to worry about another extreme interest group coming after the corn that you grow."