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May 4, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Ken Buck (R-Colo.) introduced legislation that codifies the denial of export privileges against nations that violate U.S. law and steal intellectual property. This bill is a part of the Republican Study Committee rollout of legislation to counter Communist China.
 
March 4, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ken Buck (R-Colo.) the former Weld County District Attorney, released a statement on detention laws for juvenile criminals following the death of a Denver mother in a drive-by shooting committed by a 14-year-old male. Pamela Cabriales was shot multiple times by the 14-year-old who has a lengthy criminal record.
 
January 28, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON – On Monday, Congressman Ken Buck (R-Colo.) will reintroduce a bill to combat green-light sanctuary city laws.
January 25, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ken Buck (R-Colo.) reintroduced the Blocking Rioters and Insurrectionists from our Cities to Keep us Safe (BRICKS) Act. This bill increases penalties for inciting, organizing, aiding, abetting, or funding rioting (18 USC, Sec. 2021) from five years to 10 years. The BRICKS Act also adds an escalator clause in which penalties may increase to 25 years in prison if serious bodily injury is inflicted, and may face up to life in prison if death results from their actions.
November 17, 2020 Press Release

In response to the latest reports of ANTIFA and other left-wing groups inciting riots and violently attacking peaceful demonstrators over the weekend, Congressman Ken Buck (R-Colo.) introduced the Blocking Rioters and Insurrectionists from our Cities to Keep us Safe (BRICKS) Act. This bill increases penalties for inciting, organizing, aiding, abetting, or funding rioting (18 USC, Sec. 2101) from five years to 10 years.

October 30, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Ken Buck (R-Colo.) led the Colorado congressional delegation in a letter to Governor Jared Polis honoring the bravery and perseverance of firefighters battling raging wildfires across the state. Rep. Buck (R-Colo.) was joined by Sens. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), and Reps. Joe Neguse (D-Colo.), Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.), Scott Tipton (R-Colo.), Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.), Diana Degette (D-Colo.), and Jason Crow(D-Colo.).

September 18, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Ken Buck (R-Colo.) announced the Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime has awarded the Colorado Division of Criminal Justice a $2,878,767 Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP) grant. This grant will assist the victims of the May 2019 shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Douglas County, Colorado. 

September 11, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Ken Buck (R-Colo.) announced the Department of Justice has granted two school districts in Elbert and Otero County with COPS Office grants to improve school safety. The Department of Justice has awarded a grant of $224,234 to Elizabeth School District No. C-1 and $15,659 to Cheraw 31 to bolster evidence-based school safety programs to ensure rapid response in events such as school shootings, natural disasters, and traumatic events such as student suicide.

September 10, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Ken Buck (R-Colo.) led 50 total members in sending a letter to Attorney General William Barr urging the Department of Justice to investigate individuals and groups responsible for funding, organizing, inciting, and participating in the destructive riots taking place in cities across the country. In a tweet on August 30, Rep.

July 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ken Buck (R-Colo.) introduced a House Resolution with more than 20 Republican cosponsors expressing support for our nation’s law enforcement officers. H.Res. 1071 rejects misguided and dangerous efforts to defund the police and recognizes the great sacrifice our law enforcement officers make every day.

Congressman Ken Buck (R-Colo.) said: