Suzanne Gaber

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Snow-survey funding gets renewal

WASHINGTON – Funding for the snow-survey water-supply forecasting program has been renewed with the backing of Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez. Funding...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Udall backs extending energy credit

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., is pushing to extend the production tax credit for wind energy providers in Colorado before the end of the year. His effort comes with a new budget...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Udall presses for greater local wildfire-prevention efforts

New language in the farm bill looks to localize wildfire-prevention efforts and reauthorize stewardship contracts. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., was joined by a bipartisan group of Western senators in...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Commercial drones need regulations, Colo. senator says

WASHINGTON – With the announcement of Amazon’s development of a drone delivery service, Sen. Mark Udall warned of the potential hazards of such a technology. “Amazon’s experimental drone delivery...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Udall, Hagel: Global warming, security connected

WASHINGTON – In a speech Friday, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., commented about the effects of global warming on national security. Udall’s remarks were in response to a speech by Secretary of...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawmakers unanimous for Hermosa Creek

WASHINGTON – A bill to manage and protect resources in the Hermosa Creek watershed brought about something rare these days on Capitol Hill: bipartisan comity. U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez,...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado senators seeking to protect same-sex couples

WASHINGTON – Colorado’s two Democratic senators are working along two lines to end discrimination based on sexual orientation. Sen. Mark Udall responded this week to a case involving discrimination...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Renewable energy focus at tribal conference

WASHINGTON – Tribes were urged to make a push toward renewable energy during the fifth annual White House Tribal Nations Conference. Leaders from both the Ute Mountain Ute and the Southern Ute...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Udall backs renewable energy bill

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., is co-sponsoring legislation with his cousin that would increase the use of renewable energy gradually through 2025. The Renewable Energy Standard bill,...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colo. legislation would help with fire mitigation

The house introduced the Wildfire Prevention Act last week in an effort to reduce wildfire risks nationally. The legislation, co-sponsored by Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo, would elevate wildfires to...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

State Patrol recognized for terrorism training

WASHINGTON – The Colorado Department of Public Safety has earned the Homeland Security award given by the International Association of Chiefs of Police. The award was given Sunday for a program...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shutdown delays drug-tracking bill

WASHINGTON – The Drug Traceability Act was expected to pass with unanimous consent Wednesday night in the Senate. But because of the focus on the debt limit, its passage is expected later this...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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