Washington D.C. - Last night, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 was voted out of committee unanimously, 57-0. Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05), Ranking Member of the Readiness Subcommittee, released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. - Today, the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 2, the Democrat’s INVEST in America Act, a $1.5 trillion-dollar “infrastructure” bill littered with Green New Deal proposals. This bill ignores the needs of most Americans and provides no way of paying for these radical and irresponsible initiatives.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Doug Lamborn announced that counties in Colorado’s Fifth Congressional District would receive a total of $4,940,841 million through the federal Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program for the fiscal year 2020. The PILT program is an essential resource for counties across the country to provide citizens with critical services.
Washington, D.C.- Today, the United States House of Representatives voted on the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020, a bill written by House Democrats without any Republican input. This vote comes the day after Senate Democrats refused to bring the Justice Act up for debate in the Senate.
Washington, D.C. – Following Governor Jared Polis’ signing of Colorado House Bill 20-1326, legislation to improve military spouse licensure practices in the state, the entire Colorado Congressional Delegation, Polis, and Lieutenant Governor Dianne Primavera wrote to Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett to highlight the new Colorado law and furthe
WASHINGTON -- Today Representatives Jason Crow (D-CO-06), Doug Lamborn (R-CO-05), Denny Heck (D-WA-10), and Don Young (R-AK-AL) introduced the Defense Community Investment Act to codify the Office of Economic Adjustment and protect it from Department of Defense budget cuts.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Members of the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Readiness, passed their subcommittee’s mark for the FY21 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Congressman Lamborn, Ranking Member of the Readiness Subcommittee, released the following statement on the passage of the markup:
Washington, D.C.- Congressman Lamborn received the 2020 U.S. Chamber Spirit of Enterprise Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. This award recognizes Congressman Lamborn’s unwavering support of pro-business policies as well as his leadership on bipartisan legislation
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) led Natural Resources Committee Republicans in a letter to Chairman Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.), asking that committee Democrats cease holding partisan “forums” or “roundtables” with no minority involvement. In part, the members wrote:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Lamborn and Congresswoman Horn led a letter with 13 Members of Congress to Prime Minister Netanyahu and Alternate Prime Minster Gantz congratulating them on Israel’s newly formed government.
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