Washington, D.C. -Today, the Department of the Air Force and the United States Space Force announced the strategic basing decision criteria for the selection of the permanent location of U.S. Space Command. A provisional location was also announced, and Colorado Springs, Colorado will remain the home of U.S.
Washington, D.C. – Representatives Doug Lamborn, Chris Smith, and Henry Cuellar co-led a bipartisan letter with 13 of Members of Congress to House and Senate leadership requesting an expansion of universal charitable giving deductions for the 2021 tax year. The current cap established in the CARES Act for non-itemized charitable deductions is $300 dollars.
Washington, D.C. – The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF) released its 49th Annual Federal Rating of Congress and announced that Congressman Doug Lamborn is among the recipients of ACUF’s Award for Conservative Excellence.
Washington, D.C.- Congressman Lamborn joined 33 members of Congress in sending a letter to Vice President Mike Pence and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield, urging first responders be added to the "high priority" list for COVID-19 testing.
Washington, D.C.- Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.75 million grant to the Regents of the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado, to expand and renovate the University of Colorado cybersecurity building.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) and U.S.
Washington, D.C. - Today, after nearly two weeks of delays from Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader Schumer, the United States House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, providing nearly $500 billion for small businesses, health care providers and hospitals, and expanded testing.
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DENVER • President Barack Obama appealed for support of universal background checks here Wednesday, holding up Colorado’s recent gun legislation up as a model for the nation, as legislation on Capitol Hill falters.
In a letter to the president, Lamborn wrote increasing funding for Iron Dome is important because "it is saving lives and many of us in Congress would support doing so."
"Such a move would speak volumes about your commitment to the safety and the security of the State of Israel," he added.
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Doug Lamborn attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for it Monday. As many as 500,000 people a year had been hiking the incline before it legally opened to the public Feb. 1.
The Manitou Incline is an abandoned cable car route that rises more than 2,000 feet in a mile. Railroad ties serve as makeshift steps.
By DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press
Updated 10:37 am, Wednesday, March 6, 2013
At a time when our nation faces unprecedented annual deficits and a crushing debt burden, it is clear we have tough spending choices to make. What should be equally clear is that those cuts must not jeopardize our national security. Next January, at the president’s insistence, we will be forced to make arbitrary and reckless cuts to our nation’s defense.
Recently, the three of us introduced a trio of bills in the House aimed at furthering an all-of-the-above energy approach that we believe the Obama Administration is only paying lip service to. Our bills seek to advance responsible development of renewables like hydropower and wind energy, along with traditional resources like oil and natural gas.