Washington, D.C.- Today, the Secretary of the Air Force signed a basing decision memorandum selecting the six candidates for the permanent location of United States Space Command Headquarters. The final list includes Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado; Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama; Joint Base San Antonio in Port San Antonio, Texas; Kirtland Air Fo
Statement from the Office of Congressman Doug Lamborn:
Washington, D.C. – In response to calls
Washington, D.C.- Congressman Lamborn issued the following statement in regards to serving as a senior member on the House Natural Resources Committee:
Washington, D.C. – The National Tax Limitation Committee (NTLC) awarded Congressman Doug Lamborn with the "Tax Fighter Award" for the 116th Congress. This award was presented to Congressman Lamborn for his work to limit federal spending, fight tax increases, and promote responsible budgetary and appropriations practices.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s nomination to the Supreme Court. The vote passed 52 to 48 with the support of Senator Gardner. This is the third Supreme Court Justice confirmed in President Trump’s first term.
Washington, D.C.- The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation's leading small business advocacy organization, presented its most prestigious legislative recognition, the Guardian of Small Business Award, to Congressman Doug Lamborn for his work in the 116th Congress.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Lamborn (CO-05), Horn (OK-05), Babin (TX-36), Crow (CO-06), Waltz (FL-06), and Crist (FL-13) announced the creation of the House Space Force Caucus. The co-chairs of the caucus also invited their House colleagues to join and support the sixth branch of the U.S.
Washington, D.C.- The American Farm Bureau Federation and Colorado Farm Bureau awarded Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05) with the Friend of Farm Bureau Award for the 116th Congress. The Friend of Farm Bureau Award is given every Congress to members who support Farm Bureau policy and agriculture interests as a whole.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Doug Lamborn received an A+ rating from the National Shooting Sports Foundation. The rating measures Congressman Lamborn’s voting record as well as cosponsored legislation during the 116th Congress. Ratings are meant to analyze the level of support of each lawmaker during the perspective session.
In The News
By: Mandy Mayfield 3/23/2020 | National Defense
As the fanfare around the new military service dies down, many unanswered questions surrounding the structure of the Space Force still remain.
By: Tom Roeder 3/15/2020 | Colorado Gazette
Before coronavirus scuttled it, local leaders were looking forward to the Space Symposium as a showcase for Colorado Springs in its bid to retain U.S. Space Command.
They're not giving up.
By: Laurie Kellman 3/12/2020 | AP News
The notes started popping up on Congress’ office doors this week. Elbow greetings only. A six-foot radius. And that’s for lawmakers who are taking visitors at all.
“No offense,” read one, posted outside the office of North Carolina Rep. David Price, D-N.C. “Just makes sense.”
By: Joseph Trevithick 3/12/2020 | The Warzone
By Joey Bunch- Colorado Politics
There for a brief moment, perhaps, the Republicans and Democrats agreed on something this week: the fight against coronavirus, and its suspected arrival in Colorado, is serious.
By: Associated Press 2/23/2020 | Military Times
Graduates from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado are expected to cross-commission into the Space Force this spring, military officials said.
By: Vince Bzdek 2/24/2020 | Colorado Gazette
Captain Kirk, as we all know, learned to fly spaceships at Starfleet Academy, which has a nice view of the Golden Gate Bridge in the fictional "Star Trek" universe.
By: Erin Prater, Jerry Herman, and Tom Roeder 2/20/2020 | Colorado Gazette
President Donald Trump is "strongly considering" Colorado Springs for the home of U.S. Space Command and intends to decide on a permanent location by the end of the year, Colorado Gov. Polis said Thursday.
By: Tom Roeder 2/12/2020 | Colorado Gazette
As lawmakers ready to battle for defense dollars, Colorado Springs U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn said the Trump administration’s budget proposal puts the city in a good position to keep U.S. Space Command.
By: Sandra Erwin 2/11/2020 | Space News
The Pentagon’s budget request for fiscal year 2021 includes $88 million to complete the construction of a Consolidated Space Operations Facility at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.