Mark Udall

11:16am

Tue June 5, 2012
Politics

Party's Over for Political Conventions Paid for by PECF (And You)

DC_Rebecca Creative Commons/Flickr

Colorado Senator Mark Udall is introducing a bill that would prohibit the use of public money to pay for political party conventions. The bill addresses the use of Presidential Election Campaign Funds (PECF) - which have few federal restrictions on how that money is used.

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10:16am

Wed May 30, 2012
Business

Colorado to Benefit from Export-Import Bank Reauthorization

President Barack Obama signs H.R. 3630 - Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 in the Oval Office, Feb. 22, 2012.
Peter Souza White House

President Obama has signed bipartisan legislation that allows the bank to continue financing U.S. exports through 2014. Mr. Obama said the move will help thousands of businesses sell their products and services oversees and create jobs at home.

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12:56am

Wed May 30, 2012
Politics

Conflict in Syria Concerns Colorado Senator

Protesters of the current Syrian regime last year in London.
Nathan Meijer Flickr/CreativeCommons

1:21pm

Sun May 20, 2012
Politics

In Show of Bipartisanship, Congress Votes to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

The U-S Senate this week voted to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, after rejecting efforts to weaken or abolish the institution’s power. The little-known federal agency has helped a number of Colorado companies boost export sales.

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6:27pm

Wed April 25, 2012
Government

U.S. Senate Passes Postal Service Reform Bill 62 to 39

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The U.S. Senate passed a bill today aimed at saving the U.S. Postal Service. The legislation would make it harder to eliminate Saturday mail delivery and close thousands of low-revenue post offices already targeted by the USPS.

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