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Ernest LuningErnest LuningJanuary 10, 20185min1729

Calling himself a "proven and reliable conservative" and a friend of the Trump administration, U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn made it official Tuesday: the Colorado Springs Republican is running for a seventh term representing the 5th Congressional District. Lamborn, who is facing three primary challengers, is considering whether to petition for a spot on the June primary ballot or attempt to qualify through the caucus and assembly process, a campaign spokesman told Colorado Politics.


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Tom RamstackTom RamstackNovember 30, 20176min303
WASHINGTON — Colorado U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton used the West Elk Mine near Somerset as an example of unnecessary delays from environmental regulatory procedures during a congressional hearing Wednesday. The coal mine won U.S. Forest Service approval to expand its operations in September. Work to build roads and methane vents on the site is scheduled […]

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Tom RamstackTom RamstackNovember 8, 20176min218
WASHINGTON — A congressional committee that includes two Colorado congressmen approved a bill Wednesday that would give states greater control over rights to extract oil and gas from federal land. Colorado U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton is a supporter of the bill, called the Secure American Energy Act. A controversy over the legislation is whether states […]

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Tom RamstackTom RamstackOctober 13, 20175min679
WASHINGTON — Colorado U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton on Thursday called for more local input into federal decisions to designate public lands as national monuments. Tipton, R-Cortez, was responding to a bill approved by a congressional committee one day earlier that seeks to revise the Antiquities Act, which empowers the president to preserve federal lands. “Unfortunately, […]

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