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Congressman Ken Buck

Representing the 4th District of Colorado

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April 6, 2017 Press Release
More transparency in our budgeting process is always a good thing. This legislation measures whether or not Congress complies with discretionary spending caps by offsetting any budget increases with accurate, realistic decreases in spending.
March 28, 2017 Press Release
The President’s action today will contribute to lower electricity and energy prices in Colorado’s Fourth Congressional District. This executive order plays a key role in unleashing American energy and creating well-paying jobs through Colorado.
March 21, 2017 Press Release
Political appointees in the VA have a duty to step down when their appointing president leaves, allowing new appointees and accomplished, life-long civil servants to continue the work of serving our nation’s veterans
March 9, 2017 Press Release
When local small businesses are fraudulently joined to a lawsuit, the only winners are the trial lawyers. By protecting our innocent local businesses from these lawsuits, we enable them to focus on job creation and growth.
March 1, 2017 Press Release
I’m eager to work with President Trump to advance conservative policy. Tonight he called for lower taxes for the middle class, a roll back of excessive regulations, a better healthcare system for Americans, and safety and security for our communities. It’s time for America to once again be optimistic.
February 16, 2017 Press Release
Without this bill as a safeguard, political appointees can embed across our bureaucracy, carrying on the agenda of their appointing president long after voters have chosen a new direction.
February 13, 2017 Press Release
Every year the students in our district impress me with their artistic talent. I’m eager to see the works submitted this year and encourage any high schooler with an interest in art to participate.
February 2, 2017 Press Release
When our small businesses are tied up in fraudulent lawsuits, their ability to create jobs and grow the economy is significantly reduced. The Innocent Party Protection Act guards the integrity of our judicial system by protecting small businesses from these bad-faith lawsuits.
January 31, 2017 Press Release
I commend the President’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the vacancy created by the untimely death of Justice Antonin Scalia.
January 25, 2017 Press Release
No taxpayer should be forced, against their moral or religious conscience, to fund an abortion. Americans and Congress have prohibited federal funding of abortion for decades, and this bill simply makes that prohibition permanent.

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September 11, 2015 In The News
Most of Watchdog.org’s calls and emails to U.S. lawmakers were not returned, but a spokeswoman for U.S. Rep. Ken Buck, R-Colo., provided a statement praising the expiration of Ex-Im Bank’s authorization...
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August 4, 2015 In The News

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.

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August 1, 2015 In The News
After her husband, Col. Van Chandler, died in 1998, his wife, Mary, stayed out of his metal footlockers for more than a decade...
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July 20, 2015 In The News

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.

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July 17, 2015 In The News

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.

July 12, 2015 In The News
Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.), who is president of the House Republican freshmen, opposes the bank. Heritage Action, a conservative group that is also opposed, believe about 10 freshmen, including Buck, hold that position.
July 9, 2015 In The News

Rep. Ken Buck has introduced three amendments to an appropriations bill that take aim at the Environmental Protection Agency.

June 15, 2015 In The News
In an exclusive interview, Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) stood up against tax penalties for small businesses in Colorado and across the nation.
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June 10, 2015 In The News

A diverse coalition of hard-line conservatives and centrist Republicans came together late Tuesday night to nearly deprive the annual 2016 spending bill for transportation and housing programs of the votes to pass.

June 5, 2015 In The News

In a significant victory for Second Amendment rights, the House this week voted to let non-violent felons win back their gun rights.

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