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July 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) introduced a congressional record celebrating Douglas County, Colorado, being ranked the second healthiest community in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report in 2021.

“Douglas County’s 63,000 acres of natural land are home to three state parks, the Reuter-Hess Reservoir, the Devil’s Head National Recreation Trail, and the beautiful Rocky Mountains – all of which enjoy 300 days of sunshine each year. Residents of the community value the parks and nature and consistently prioritize health and wellness,” said Rep. Buck.

March 2, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ken Buck (R-Colo.) and Congressman Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) sent a letter to Colorado Governor Jared Polis asking that he ensure all rural hospitals and clinics in Colorado have access to COVID-19 vaccines.
 
Rep. Buck made the following statement:
 
April 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Reps. Ken Buck (R-Colo.), Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.), Jason Crow (D-Colo.), Scott Tipton (R-Colo.), and Joe Neguse (D-Colo.), and Sens. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) are calling on Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to expand the definition of “local government” in the CARES Act to include counties with populations under 500,000. The program’s arbitrary definition leaves hundreds of counties nationwide, including 59 of the 64 counties across Colorado, ineligible for assistance through the CARES Act.

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March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Ken Buck (CO-04) has released a statement concerning his opposition to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act:

“America is facing a very serious public health crisis that also has the potential to affect the long-term health of our economy.

March 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Ken Buck has released the following statement after voting no on the $8.3 billion spending package for coronavirus response:

"Since day one, Democrats have politicized the coronavirus. The president’s initial $2.5 billion request was a thoughtful proposal to address our coronavirus response needs. In typical fashion, the House passed a spending package of $8.3 billion with vague plans about how the extra money would be spent. Throwing money at a problem without adequate forethought is not the answer," Buck said.

September 26, 2018 Press Release
“I’m thankful that the agreement text includes language to enhance data-sharing among opioid wholesalers and law enforcement. If we’re going to stand up to this opioid epidemic in America, then we need everyone on the same page, sharing information to catch the bad actors while still providing good people with the pharmaceuticals they need.”
June 30, 2017 Press Release
If we can’t get our work done, we shouldn’t be going on recess. Leaving for August recess before we’ve completed our appropriations bills and tax reform will fail to boost our economy and imperil the people’s trust in Republican governance.
January 13, 2017 Press Release
I voted today to begin the process of replacing Obamacare with a more affordable, patient-centered alternative. As we craft the replacement system, I’m eager to listen to the concerns and ideas of my constituents.
January 13, 2016 Press Release
Congress has sat idle for too long, allowing the President to act beyond his authority. With this bill, Congress will be reasserting its Article I power and reining in executive overreach. I encourage my colleagues to become co-sponsors.