Scott Tipton http://kunc.org en Colorado Republicans Introduce Air Tanker Amendment In House Farm Bill http://kunc.org/post/colorado-republicans-introduce-air-tanker-amendment-house-farm-bill <p>As wildfires burn across Colorado, the state’s four Republican congressmen introduced an amendment to the Farm Bill aimed at adding additional air tankers to fight wildfires.</p><p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 16:40:26 +0000 Nathan Heffel 46086 at http://kunc.org Colorado Republicans Introduce Air Tanker Amendment In House Farm Bill Candidates Tussle for Third Congressional Seat http://kunc.org/post/candidates-tussle-third-congressional-seat <p>Our week-long coverage of the congressional races continues today with a look at Colorado’s third Congressional district. It is the state’s largest, covering much of the Western Slope and parts of Southern Colorado including Chimney Rock, the country’s newest national monument. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Elise Thatcher 34117 at http://kunc.org Candidates Tussle for Third Congressional Seat Colorado Lawmakers Ask for More Drought Assistance http://kunc.org/post/colorado-lawmakers-ask-more-drought-assistance <p>With the severe drought still gripping the region, two Colorado Republican lawmakers are asking the federal government to extend an emergency order that opened up more lands for livestock grazing and haying.&nbsp; Fri, 24 Aug 2012 16:33:29 +0000 Kirk Siegler 32625 at http://kunc.org Colorado Lawmakers Ask for More Drought Assistance Colorado Republicans Criticize Obama Administration over Shale Development http://kunc.org/post/colorado-republicans-criticize-obama-administration-over-shale-development <p>Oil embedded in Colorado and other western states could help kick the nation of its dependency on foreign sources, if only the industry knew how to harvest it. Two Colorado congressmen say the Obama administration is standing in the way. Wed, 24 Aug 2011 21:03:37 +0000 Capitol News Connection 13419 at http://kunc.org Colorado Republicans Criticize Obama Administration over Shale Development Gardner, Tipton Not Worried about Threats of Default http://kunc.org/post/gardner-tipton-not-worried-about-threats-default <p>Members of Congress are hoping to avert public panic as the country is now just a week away from defaulting on its debt for the first time ever. But the message from freshmen Republican members of Colorado&rsquo;s delegation is &ldquo;don&rsquo;t worry.&rdquo;</p><p>Eastern Colorado Representative Cory Gardner says he wants to reassure people that Congress will not let the nation&rsquo;s economy implode.</p> Mon, 25 Jul 2011 21:31:50 +0000 Capitol News Connection 11837 at http://kunc.org Gardner, Tipton Not Worried about Threats of Default