Transportation, like water, is an important priority in a region with high growth like ours. It is important that we concentrate on maintaining safe roads and highways in a manner that reflects our growing needs.
I will be fighting for the best return on Colorado’s federal investment. Currently only 92 cents of every federal gas tax dollar returns to Colorado. I would like to see 100% parity, so that every tax penny paid by Coloradans at the pump is returned to them.
While clean air is extremely important, environmental goals must be balanced with economic progress and the quality of life gained through constructing highway projects that relieve traffic congestion.
Sponsored and Cosponsored Transportation Legislation
H.R. 1084 - 21st Century SCASDP Act
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Colorado Springs, CO- The U.S. Department of Transportation notified Congressman Doug Lamborn that they plan to award two grants to the City of Colorado Springs, totaling over $10 million. These two grants will be used to revamp and reconstruct the runway and runway lighting at the Colorado Springs Municipal Airport. The grant will be funded through the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment Act for the 21st Century or “AIR 21”.
Washington, D.C.- This week, Congressman Doug Lamborn penned an op-ed featured in the Washington Examiner, warning about the dangerous policies of the Democratic Party.
What Joe Biden’s America would look like in 2021
By Rep. Doug Lamborn
Washington, D.C. - Today, the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 2, the Democrat’s INVEST in America Act, a $1.5 trillion-dollar “infrastructure” bill littered with Green New Deal proposals. This bill ignores the needs of most Americans and provides no way of paying for these radical and irresponsible initiatives. The bill was proposed with no Republican input.
Congressman Lamborn opposed the bill and issued the following statement: