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Congressman Ken Buck

Representing the 4th District of Colorado

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January 13, 2017 Press Release
Farmers and ranchers around the Fourth Congressional District support this legislation because they need affordable water. We worked hard on this legislation last year and I’m hopeful that this year we’ll see it pass the House and Senate and signed into law.
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January 3, 2017 Press Release
“I’m honored for the opportunity from Speaker Paul Ryan and Chairman Pete Sessions to join the House Rules Committee. The House has an important role to play in returning our nation to the right path, and I’m eager to get to work."
December 16, 2016 Press Release
I’m so proud of Etash and all the students who participated in the Congressional App Challenge this year. STEM education is so important to our nation’s future, and I’m confident these student participants will play key roles in America’s success.
December 9, 2016 Press Release
As a former prosecutor and a Coloradan, I’m eager to work with my fellow caucus-members to uphold our constitutional rights and empower law-abiding citizens to protect themselves.
December 8, 2016 Press Release
We must invest wisely and frugally in America’s infrastructure, which is why I voted for the WRDA Act. Growing a bushel of Colorado corn doesn’t do anyone much good if you can’t get that corn to the right market.
December 2, 2016 Press Release
If we’re going to maintain peace in this world, then we must have a strong military. This NDAA takes care of our troops while equipping them to adequately defend our nation.
November 29, 2016 Press Release
Republicans promised to roll back President Obama’s oppressive regulatory regime. This House rule allows Congress to reassert its rightful authority over the executive branch by repealing excessive regulations and overreaching executive orders.
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November 1, 2016 Press Release
Our corn and sorghum farmers in Colorado already face a number of federal regulations that make their jobs harder. I urge the EPA to rethink their approach to atrazine, using sound science and listening to the concerns of farmers instead of barreling forward with flawed research.
October 5, 2016 Press Release
"Manufacturing businesses are vital components of our economy. In Washington, I’m fighting government overreach so that small businesses, especially gun manufacturers who rely on the protection of our Second Amendment rights, can continue contributing to the economy and creating jobs."
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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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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May 1, 2015 In The News
An additional $2 million would be funneled to the Arkansas Valley Conduit under an amendment to the water and energy appropriation bill (HR2028).

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