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Congressman Ken Buck

Representing the 4th District of Colorado

Press Releases

February 5, 2016 Press Release
Every day, parents, farmers, and small business owners rely on affordable transportation, so a tax hike on fuel hits them the hardest. The federal government has no business picking winners and losers in the energy economy with our tax dollars.
February 3, 2016 Press Release
We’ve seen the President bypass the will of the people recently—on gun rights, health care, and costly regulations. I’m eager to participate in this executive overreach task force because reasserting the power of Congress is actually reasserting the power of the people.
February 1, 2016 Press Release
"They say defense wins championships, which is why I'm confident in a Broncos victory. I'm looking forward to sampling North Carolina Barbecue."
January 13, 2016 Press Release
Congress has sat idle for too long, allowing the President to act beyond his authority. With this bill, Congress will be reasserting its Article I power and reining in executive overreach. I encourage my colleagues to become co-sponsors.
January 12, 2016 Press Release
I share the President’s concerns about creating jobs, keeping Americans secure, and reducing gun violence but...
January 6, 2016 Press Release
We promised America that we’d repeal Obamacare. Americans deserve better and I believe there are many good market-oriented alternatives.
January 5, 2016 Press Release
The President’s latest executive action violates the Constitutional mandate that Congress create the laws while the President only enforces them. Which amendment in the Bill of Rights will be tossed to the wolves tomorrow?
December 10, 2015 Press Release
We heard from the Speaker’s Chief of Staff, who told us that our continual reliance on big, bloated omnibus bills steals from Congress 90% of its Power of the Purse. To reassert Congressional power, we need to return to a regular appropriations process with multiple, separate funding bills.
December 7, 2015 Press Release
Led a letter signed by 11 of my colleagues in Congress calling on Congressman Hal Rogers, chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, to include several policy provisions in the Omnibus Appropriations Act.
December 3, 2015 Press Release
After many months of calling for legislation to lift the crude oil export ban, I’m thankful the House passed this bill. In an increasingly volatile world, securing America’s energy infrastructure should be a top priority.