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In the aftermath of the 1973 oil crisis, President Ford signed the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, which banned the export of most American crude oil. Rather than shielding the United States from volatile world markets, the ban depressed domestic oil production, made America more dependent on foreign oil, and drove up the price of gas.
Coloradans in Congressional District Four are represented by someone who understands the needs of the people he represents. Congressman Ken Buck (CO-04) has taken a leading role in finding a common sense solution to the rebuilding of our nation's infrastructure.
President Barack Obama Thursday issued a major disaster declaration for severe weather that occurred from April 16 through June 20 in 11 Colorado counties, including Pueblo.
Preliminary assessments showed nearly $20 million in damage in the affected counties, but the amount of assistance available could change.
Rep. Ken Buck has introduced three amendments to an appropriations bill that take aim at the Environmental Protection Agency.