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Congressman Ken Buck

Representing the 4th District of Colorado

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September 29, 2016 Press Release
"Since it’s exempt from local property taxes, the federal government should contribute to local communities through PILT funds. I encourage Congress to fully fund the PILT program and to ensure its long-term existence.”
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September 21, 2016 Press Release
The WATER Act ensures that farmers and ranchers have access to low cost water resources. I’m glad I could work with Chairman Brady and the House Ways and Means committee to advance this legislation that is so important to communities in the Western United States.
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September 15, 2016 Press Release
“This legislation should prevent President Obama from even starting to think about moving terrorists into Colorado. For the safety of Colorado, America, and the world, these terrorists should be locked up in Guantanamo Bay for a long, long time.”
September 14, 2016 Press Release
“This legislation holds employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs accountable for failing our veterans. After the sacrifices our veterans have made, they deserve the best care we can offer.”
July 25, 2016 Press Release
“I’m eager to see all of the incredible apps that students around the district will create. The student participants are developing skills that will serve not only their future but the future of our nation.”
July 15, 2016 Press Release
In Northern Colorado, water is life for farmers and everyone else who lives in the region. I’ve watched firsthand as water shortages in Colorado drive farmers and their families to desperation.We need to reform federal regulations so that water projects can be completed more quickly and more efficiently.
July 14, 2016 Press Release
“A GMO labeling mandate ties up food producers in red tape, driving up costs for Colorado families.A flawed labeling law in one state should not lead us to create a shortsighted law for the other 49 states.”
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July 6, 2016 Press Release
My wife and I are praying for the family of Senator Bill Armstrong and for everyone whose lives he touched.
July 2, 2016 Press Release
I appreciated the chance to learn about issues faced by the wheat growing community. I’m working in Congress to ensure that our farms and the surrounding communities can thrive.
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June 28, 2016 Press Release
When we distract our military with a radical climate change agenda, we detract from their main purpose of defending America from enemies like ISIS. This amendment refocuses the military on our real enemies.

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In The News

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.

June 3, 2015 In The News

Rep. Ken Buck, R-Colo., offered an amendment to the FY16 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act today that could allow people subject to a federal gun ban, such as felons, to petition for their right to posses a gun.

June 3, 2015 In The News

The House late Tuesday night gave voice vote approval to a proposal allowing people to petition the federal government to restore their right to obtain firearms.

Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) offered an amendment to the annual spending bill for the Justice Department to ensure that people who are prohibited from buying guns can apply for a restoration status.

June 2, 2015 In The News

 

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June 1, 2015 In The News

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that an injunction will stand against President Barack Obama’s sweeping executive actions on immigration reform. While the decision was made 1,300 miles away from Denver in the historic John Minor Wisdom U.S. Court Building in New Orleans, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion in the case, State of Texas, et al v.

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May 28, 2015 In The News

The Environmental Protection Agency’s newly finalized rule on clean water unleashed a flood of criticism Wednesday from Colorado Republicans, who accused the Obama administration of engineering a federal power grab.

May 28, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — New federal rules designed to better protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands — and the drinking water of 117 million Americans — are being criticized by Republicans and farm groups as going too far.

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May 15, 2015 In The News
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May 13, 2015 In The News

The GOP-led House on Wednesday passed the most sweeping reforms to the nation’s intelligence laws in years, setting up a clash with Republicans in the Senate.

In a 338-88 vote, the House overwhelmingly approved the USA Freedom Act, which would prevent the NSA from collecting bulk metadata about the phone numbers people dial and when their calls are placed.

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May 13, 2015 In The News

The GOP-led House on Wednesday passed the most sweeping reforms to the nation’s intelligence laws in years, setting up a clash with Republicans in the Senate.

In a 338-88 vote, the House overwhelmingly approved the USA Freedom Act, which would prevent the NSA from collecting bulk metadata about the phone numbers people dial and when their calls are placed.

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