In The News

May 13, 2011 In The News

By John Schroyer

U.S. Rep. Doug Lambornwas among a select few members of Congress to have seen the photos of Osama bin Laden’s corpse on Thursday.

April 18, 2011 In The News

By Tom Roder

An expanded Veterans Affairs clinic long-promised for Colorado Springs has a building site, a budget and is expected to open in about three years.

The 80,000 square foot facility will go on a vacant lot near the intersection of Centennial Boulevard and Fillmore Street, the VA said Friday.

April 7, 2011 In The News

By Bea Karnes

Rep. Doug Lamborn, whose district includes Colorado Springs, has heard from concerned residents who are worried about the possible loss of military pay if the government shuts down.

Lambornsigned a letter to Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, calling for the Senate to pass a spending bill.

April 7, 2011 In The News

By John Schroyer

In the face of the very real possibility of a government shutdown, three of Colorado’s Republican congressmen are pushing legislation to ensure that military servicemen and women continue to receive their paychecks.

March 31, 2011 In The News

By Allison Sherry

WASHINGTON - As gas prices climb to their highest levels in more than two years, President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats are attempting to recapture the issue from Republicans - who have been angry for months that there is not more domestic oil production - by pushing conservation and energy alternatives.

March 29, 2011 In The News

By Rachel Welte

It is official, a new combat aviation brigade will soon call Fort Carson home.

Congressman Doug Lamborn announced Monday afternoon that the Mountain Post has been selected by the army to house the newly created 13th Combat Aviation Brigade.

March 29, 2011 In The News

By Tom Roder

Fort Carson will be home to a 2,700 soldier aviation brigade, congressional sources confirmed Monday.

Army leaders briefed Colorado’s congressional delegation Monday morning on the move, which would push the post’s population of GIs to nearly 30,000 and bring an estimated $240 million in military construction to the Pikes Peak region.

March 18, 2011 In The News

The House on Thursday voted to end federal funding to National Public Radio. Republican supporters said it made good fiscal sense, and Democratic opponents called it an ideological attack that would deprive local stations of access to programs such as "Car Talk" and "All Things Considered."

March 18, 2011 In The News

By Brian Montopoli

In a largely party-line vote, the Republican-led House of Representatives voted Thursday afternoon to prohibit federal funding for National Public Radio and prohibit public radio stations from using federal funds to pay dues to NPR and other public radio distributors or purchase their programming.

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