Press Releases

June 29, 2009 Press Release
"I voted in favor of this bill because it funds many of our vital national defense programs. However, it falls short on missile defense funding by $1.2 billion that I believe we need to protect our country. "My primary concern with a cut of this nature is that it sets the baseline lower every year
June 29, 2009 Press Release
Today, Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05) led a successful effort in the House Armed Services Committee to defeat an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act aimed at blocking the Army's efforts to expand the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site. Congressman Silvestre Reyes (TX-16) offered
June 8, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05) recently introduced the Protecting Investment in oil Shale the Next generation of Environment, Energy, and Resource Security (PIONEER) Act, H.R. 2540, aimed at dramatically increasing America's oil production. The bill takes a three-pronged approach to tapping one of
June 8, 2009 Press Release
"I received official confirmation this morning directly from Army Lt. Gen. Robert Wilson, assistant chief of staff for installation management and commanding general, that the Army is not going to stand up the 47th Brigade Combat Team that was slated to come to Fort Carson in fiscal year 2011
June 8, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05) today passed a bill through the U.S. House of Representatives that directs the National Park Service to conduct a feasibility study for inclusion of Camp Hale into the National Park System. "Our nation is still inspired by the 10th Mountain Division's bravery and
June 8, 2009 Press Release
This is an unfortunate, but not unexpected development. It was only a matter of time before other states' congressional delegations started vying for the Army's attention. The Army is looking to invest $140 million to expand the Pinon Canyon Maneuvering Site (PCMS) and hire 100 new, full-time
June 8, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05) issued the following statement on the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to be an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. "I congratulate Judge Sotomayor on her nomination and I look forward to a confirmation process
June 8, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05) is again taking action to protect school children from easy access to drugs that can induce chemical abortions. Congressman Lamborn has reintroduced H.R. 2458, the Schoolchildren's Protection Act. The bill has 40 original co-sponsors
June 8, 2009 Press Release
Today, Governor Ritter's staff confirmed the Governor will sign into law HB 1317, a bill designed to thwart the Army's expansion at the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site, PCMS, in Southeastern Colorado. Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05) today issued the following statement in reaction to the decision.
June 8, 2009 Press Release
Chris Chocola, President of The Club for Growth, the nation's leading free-market advocacy organization, announced that Representative Lamborn has earned the annual Defender of Economic Freedom award for 2008. The award honors members of Congress who have a strong voting record on economic growth

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