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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Ken Buck (CO-04), Ranking Member of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law, and Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, today introduced the Open App Markets Act, which would level the playing field for small app developers, strengthen consumer protections within the app markets and ensure that the antitrust laws are working properly in the digital ecosystem.
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Ken Buck (R-CO) sent a letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, urging him to incentivize responsible stewardship of private lands by adequately reimbursing Colorado farmers and ranchers contributing to conservation efforts and permitting dryland farming on retired irrigated acres in the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP).
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.
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) and Rep. Joe Neguse (D-Colo.) reintroduced the Water and Agriculture Tax Reform (WATER) Act, bipartisan legislation passed unanimously by the U.S. House of Representatives in the 115th Congress. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Ind.) reintroduced companion legislation in the Senate.
GREELEY – Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo) sent a letter to U.S.
Washington, D.C. — Today, Reps. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) and Ted Budd (R-N.C.) introduced the Getting Americans Back to Work Act. This bill fixes glaring errors in the CARES Act that incentivize millions of unemployed Americans to stay out of work because they receive more income through unemployment benefits than through their previous jobs. The bill caps the amount an individual can receive from unemployment insurance at 100 percent of their previous wages.