Michael Cipriano

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Bennet seeks to reform pot-business taxes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., announced today he is co-sponsoring the Small Business Tax Equity Act, which would enable marijuana businesses operating in compliance with state...

DATE: April 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton pushes feds to help fight wildfires

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As wildfire season approaches, Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, is aggressively pushing for federal agencies to be proactive about the issue. Tipton introduced the Healthy Forest...

DATE: April 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton criticizes Forest Service

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, slammed the federal government for what he described as an attempt to interfere with long-standing state laws and takeover private water rights....

DATE: April 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gardner cautions revisionist history

Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., made a forceful call for the United States to refrain from making the same mistakes with its troop withdrawal in Afghanistan that he believes it made with Iraq. A member...

DATE: April 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawmakers laud vets’ ‘40-mile rule’

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs’ announcement that it will change its “40-mile rule” to make it easier for veterans to receive nearby health care has left lawmakers jolly. “Our goal...

DATE: March 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gardner aims to bolster private water rights

WASHINGTON – In a speech on the U.S. Senate floor Wednesday, Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., proposed an amendment to the Senate budget aimed at protecting privately held water rights and permits. The...

DATE: March 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton gives signature for fed land payment

The members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Colorado signed a bipartisan open letter to House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi calling for the prioritization of...

DATE: March 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton seeks to aid small banks

Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, introduced legislation Tuesday aimed at reducing compliance burdens for highly rated community banks. The Small Bank Exam Cycle Reform Act would amend the Federal...

DATE: March 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado reps sign letter warning Obama of Iran

The members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Colorado signed a bipartisan open letter to President Obama to “underscore the grave and urgent issues” surrounding the ongoing nuclear...

DATE: March 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton questions impact of rules on local banks

WASHINGTON – Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, challenged Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on the impact of federal regulations on community banks during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on...

DATE: March 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gardner co-sponsors bill to farm hemp

Sen. Cory Gardner. R-Colo., is cosponsoring the Industrial Hemp Farming Act. The bill would amend the Controlled Substances Act to exclude industrial hemp from the definition of marijuana. The...

DATE: March 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawmakers laud Netanyahu’s address

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Michael Bennet, D-Colo., as well as U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, lauded Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his address to...

DATE: March 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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