Transportation

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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August 28, 2020 Press Release

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”. 

August 26, 2020 Press Release

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

July 1, 2020 Press Release

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:

March 20, 2020 Page

 

 

Federal Agencies

February 11, 2020 Press Release
On February 10th, Congressman Doug Lamborn hosted a telephone town hall to discuss President Trump's acquittal, the President's budget, the economy, U.S. Space Command, prescription drug prices, and other issues important to constituents of the Fifth Congressional District.
February 4, 2020 Press Release
Congressman Lamborn's statement on the 2020 State of the Union.
November 6, 2019 Press Release
Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation notified Congressman Lamborn that Colorado's 5th Congressional District would be awarded a BUILD grant in the amount of $18,350,000.00.