Position: Herald Staff Writer

Sen. Cory Gardner’s feud with Attorney General Jeff Sessions cools

Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner has released some holds on nominees to the Department of Justice after “positive discussions” with the agency over enforcement of federal marijuana laws. Gardner, R-Colo....

DATE: Feb. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado delegation mostly mum on gun control in wake of school shooting

WASHINGTON – Americans are again calling on Congress to take action on gun control after another mass shooting left 17 people dead Wednesday at a Florida high school. Reaction on Capitol Hill was...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Senators Bennet and Gardner introduce immigration bill amendment

WASHINGTON – Colorado Sens. Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet have filed an amendment for consideration as the Senate begins debate on an immigration overhaul and legal protections for the recipients...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Federal spending on rural health care is uncertain and rarely discussed

WASHINGTON – Representatives of Colorado’s rural health care providers met with their senators and representatives in Washington this week to garner support for the Save Rural Hospitals Act. The...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

With budget agreement in place, Gardner looks to focus on immigration

WASHINGTON – The government shut down for five hours early Friday. Another failure by Congress to pass a temporary spending bill – the fifth since Sept. 30 – led to the second government shut down...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Cory Gardner says government shutdown ‘very, very slim’ this week

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) said he expects a bipartisan spending deal to be reached by Thursday night’s deadline to fund the government and avoid another shutdown. Speaking to...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton votes for temporary spending bill

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, voted in favor of a temporary spending bill in the House of Representatives on Tuesday night that included critical funding for Community Health...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trump highlights infrastructure in State of the Union speech

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump outlined major legislative proposals concerning immigration and infrastructure in his first State of the Union on Tuesday night. In an 80-minute speech, the...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. House passes Tipton bill to make rural banking more accessible

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation introduced by Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) that extends mobile banking access to rural Coloradans Monday evening. The Making Online...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News