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February 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), Ken Buck (R-Colo.), and 112 bipartisan members today introduced the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act (H.R.

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February 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last week, Congressman Ken Buck (CO-04) introduced H.R. 807, the Water and Agriculture Tax Reform (WATER) Act of 2019, a key legislative priority that unanimously passed on the House floor last year and Buck hopes to shepherd to the House floor again in the 116th Congress. Senator Gardner will be introducing the Senate companion bill.

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January 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last week, Congressman Ken Buck (CO-04) introduced legislation (H.R. 793) to prohibit Members of Congress from using official funds to pay for travel to leave Washington, D.C. during a government shutdown. A Member may use official funds to return to Washington, D.C. if they happen to be away from the Capitol.

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December 3, 2018 Press Release
I’m proud of Matthew’s work on this app and I’m excited to see him use his coding skills in the future to contribute to our communities and our country. Thank you to all the students who participated in the Congressional App Challenge this year.
September 27, 2018 Press Release
Our beverage and beer industry, along with so many other job-creating industries, rely on a fair and free market for aluminum purchases. To avoid perversions of the free market, like monopoly pricing, we need to fully equip the CFTC, alongside the Justice Department, to investigate pricing irregularities that have been plaguing the aluminum market for months now.
September 26, 2018 Press Release
“I’m thankful that the agreement text includes language to enhance data-sharing among opioid wholesalers and law enforcement. If we’re going to stand up to this opioid epidemic in America, then we need everyone on the same page, sharing information to catch the bad actors while still providing good people with the pharmaceuticals they need.”
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July 24, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 519, the WATER Act, which Congressman Ken Buck introduced in 2017 to keep water affordable for rural Colorado.

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July 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Ken Buck (CO-04) released a statement praising the release of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Northern Integrated Supply Project (NISP).

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June 21, 2018 Press Release
This legislation ensures a secure national food supply and takes serious steps to reform the food stamp program. Congress is requiring qualified individuals to look for work and contribute to society like everyone else.
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June 21, 2018 Press Release
This legislation meets the needs of rural Colorado by keeping water affordable. I thank the members of the Ways and Means Committee for considering this legislation and I ask my colleagues to support the bill on the House floor.

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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).
April 23, 2015 In The News

If elected officials can possess guns, why can’t the rest of Washington’s citizens?

April 23, 2015 In The News

Bill Rep. Rod Blum, R-Iowa, recently introduced legislation in the house that includes a provision to extend the ethanol waiver for Reid vapor pressure (RVP) to ethanol blends with more than 10 percent ethanol.

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April 22, 2015 In The News
Although Washington DC’s strict gun control requirements make it “illegal for most people to carry a firearm under Washington, D.C.’s strict gun laws,” Capitol Police say it is allowable for members of Congress to keep guns in their offices and to transport them as well, “as long as they are unloaded.”
April 22, 2015 In The News

U.S. Reps. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) and Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), posed with one of the few legal AR-15s in Washington D.C. last week, with predictable results. (Photo: Facebook)

A pair of Republican congressmen caught flak after an image with the two holding a controversial rifle, banned in Washington D.C., hit social media.

April 22, 2015 In The News

David Gregory nearly found out the hard way about defying the District of Columbia’s restrictive gun laws ( though prosecutors lost interest in the story quickly) and now one congressman may be entering into the same sort of kerfuffle. Representative Ken Buck (R-Colorado) tweeted a picture of himself and Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) holding Buck’s AR-15.

April 22, 2015 In The News

Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) might be in hot water after taking a picture with an American flag-painted AR-15, The Hill reported.

April 21, 2015 In The News

U.S. Capitol Police say a Republican lawmaker is allowed to carry an AR-15 assault rifle in his office as long as the gun is unloaded.

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