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Congressman Ken Buck

Representing the 4th District of Colorado

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February 8, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ken Buck, R-Greeley, has re-introduced House Resolution 807, the Water and Agriculture Tax Reform Act of 2019. Known as the "WATER Act," it is a legislative priority for Buck, having unanimously passed last year in the House. Buck intends to shepherd the bill through the House in the 116th Congress, with Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, introducing the companion bill in the upper chamber. Read more here

February 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last week, Congressman Ken Buck (CO-04) introduced H.R. 807, the Water and Agriculture Tax Reform (WATER) Act of 2019, a key legislative priority that unanimously passed on the House floor last year and Buck hopes to shepherd to the House floor again in the 116th Congress. Senator Gardner will be introducing the Senate companion bill.

July 20, 2018 Press Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Kyle Huwa, 202-225-4676

June 21, 2018 Press Release
This legislation ensures a secure national food supply and takes serious steps to reform the food stamp program. Congress is requiring qualified individuals to look for work and contribute to society like everyone else.
June 21, 2018 Press Release
This legislation meets the needs of rural Colorado by keeping water affordable. I thank the members of the Ways and Means Committee for considering this legislation and I ask my colleagues to support the bill on the House floor.
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.