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June 28, 2021 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. Ken Buck (CO-04) and Rep. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) introduced the Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2021, legislation requiring that Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings take place where the principal place of business or principal assets of the corporation are located.

June 14, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) and Rep. Rick Allen (R-Ga.) reintroduced the Saving American History Act, legislation that would ban federal funds from being used to teach the 1619 Project in K-12 schools or school districts. Sen. Cotton reintroduced companion legislation in the Senate.

March 10, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ken Buck (R-Colo.) voted against H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act. 
 
December 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ken Buck (R-Colo.) released the following statement concerning his vote on the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021:
 
April 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Ken Buck (R-Colo.) released the following statement concerning his opposition to the $484 billion coronavirus bill that passed the House today:
 
“We are engaged in a bipartisan bankruptcy of this country. We will not heal our communities and put an end to this crisis by throwing trillions of dollars at an economy chained by a government-mandated quarantine.

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.

December 18, 2019 Press Release

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Contact: 202-225-4676

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ken Buck voted against the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 (H.R. 1158) and the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 (H.R. 1865) and released the following statement:

March 22, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congress passed a spending bill that disregards our duty to future generations, adding billions more to the debt, failing once again to seriously tackle our nation’s deficit. I voted against this legislation because I believe both parties need to come together and find ways to limit spending on both the domestic and defense side of the ledger. Until we do this, the prosperity of our generation and future generations will be anchored to our ballooning deficit.
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.