Washington D.C. - Upon passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020, Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05), Ranking Member of the Readiness Subcommittee, released the following statement:
Washington D.C. - Today, Wednesday, June 5, the Readiness Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) reported out their subcommittee’s portion of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020. The Readiness Subcommittee has the largest portfolio on HASC, with jurisdiction over military readiness, training, logistics and maintenance, military const
Washington D.C. - Illegal immigration is at a new high this May, with an average of 4,500 people apprehended per day. Last week, U.S. Border Patrol detained the largest single group of migrants, numbering over 1,000, as they illegally crossed into El Paso, Texas.
Washington D.C. - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today honored Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05) with its annual Spirit of Enterprise Award, given in recognition of his support for pro-growth policies in the second session of the 115th Congress.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce issues the following statement:
In The News
By Congressman Doug Lamborn
The Denver Post
The Obama Administration's newest "compromise" on the issue of religious freedom and ObamaCare is little more than a political gimmick designed to distract from what is at stake. Despite efforts to confuse the issue, the bottom line is the President's newly-revised mandate still tramples upon religious freedom.
By Pete Kasperowicz
Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) on Wednesday introduced a bill that would prevent Congress from considering an increase in the debt ceiling unless both the House and Senate have approved a concurrent budget resolution, something, the Senate has not done in nearly three years.
I propose a simple New Year’s resolution for Congress - pass a budget before borrowing any more money. Some may be shocked to learn that the Senate has not passed a budget in three years. Despite that, or perhaps because of that, Washington’s borrowing and spending continues out of control.
At a time when our federal government is borrowing more than 40 cents of every dollar it spends, we must cut our spending to only the most essential needs. Chief among those is to "provide for the common defense" as put forth in the enumerated powers of the Constitution.
By Mike Emanuel
Congressman Doug Lamborn spoke with KRDO news reporters Lindsay Watts and Mike Lewis last night to give them an update on the debt-ceiling talks in Washington. KRDO radio carried the interview live on 1240 AM.
The Congressman told KRDO that he is leaning toward supporting the Boehner plan because, although it is not perfect by any means, it is better than the alternatives.
Fort Carson is planning several construction projects that will help to facilitate the 2700 Combat Aviation Brigade moving to the post in 2013. A meeting held at the post Wednesday was focused on the designing and planning of the future construction.
Have you ever stopped to think about what allows your cell phone battery to keep a charge or how a hybrid vehicle can combine a gasoline engine and battery power to yield 51 miles per gallon? These and countless other advanced technologies share a common ingredient that allows them to continue to expand and innovate - the need for critical minerals.