December 8, 2017 Press Release
I’m incredibly proud of everyone who participated in the Congressional App Challenge this year. This challenge encourages students around the country to develop a STEM skillset and in doing so, prepare for a future career that contributes in important ways to the American economy. I applaud Evan and Hunter for investing their time and effort in this creative app idea.
December 6, 2017 Press Release
Washington is broken. Donors and insiders have too much influence, and too often backroom deals trip up good legislation. Political party has nothing to do with good governance, which is why I’m proud to be joined by my friend, Rep. Kathleen Rice, and a bipartisan group of colleagues who all want a Congress that works for the people.
November 30, 2017 Press Release
When we allow companies to deduct sexual assault and sexual harassment related settlements, we’re asking the American taxpayer to subsidize hush money payments that cover-up sexual misconduct.
November 14, 2017 Press Release
“America has been watching Hollywood for decades, but not watching closely enough. Behind the red carpets and glitzy premieres is a culture of deceit and depravity. As Congress rethinks our tax code, we need to rethink the way we treat Hollywood by eliminating the business expense deduction for hush money associated with sexual assault and sexual harassment cases.”
November 3, 2017 Press Release
The dreams of this great Republic cannot be realized by the House alone. The Senate must hear the people and come together around the often bi-partisan measures we’ve been sending to them.
November 3, 2017 Press Release
I’m thankful that the Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved my legislation to prevent burrowing of political appointees. We need to prevent political appointees of either party from embedding in the bureaucracy and carrying on the agenda of their appointing President long after his or her term is completed.
October 23, 2017 Press Release
Environmental activists who choose to use violence against our nation’s energy infrastructure and the men and women who work in the energy industry should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. While I will continue to support their right to protest policies they disagree with, we need to send a strong message to those who destroy property that such dangerous behavior will not be tolerated by the communities who live around and rely on this energy infrastructure.
October 3, 2017 Press Release
Science shows us that unborn children not only experience pain but also may have a chance to survive if born at 20 weeks. We have a responsibility to the unborn babies, our families, our communities, and humanity to end the injustice of late-term abortion.
Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to remember and learn about the important contributions of Hispanic Americans in our community. I already know so many in the Hispanic American community who have deeply impacted Northern Colorado, and I'm sure there are many more individuals across our district who should be honored as part of this legacy.
August 4, 2017 Press Release
When it comes to utilizing and stewarding our nation’s lands and resources, I trust local stakeholders and officials more than I trust Washington bureaucrats to know what’s best for Colorado, for the West, and for the entire nation.