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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.
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.
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.