Mark Udall


Wed October 19, 2011

Udall Pushes to Ensure Flexibility in School Meal Programs

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An amendment that would give schools more flexibility in deciding what constitutes nutritious meals for children has been included in the agriculture appropriations bill. Colorado Senator Mark Udall offered the amendment after USDA officials proposed limits on starchy vegetables that schools can serve.

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Thu October 6, 2011

Ski Area Recreation Act Would Expand Summer Activities for Resorts

Under the Ski Area Recreation Opportunity Enhancement Act, ski resorts would be allowed to expand summer activities on U.S. Forest Land to include mountain biking terrain.
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A bill that would make it easier to create off-season jobs in resort communities has cleared the U.S. House of Representatives and is now headed to the U.S. Senate for consideration.

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Wed September 28, 2011

Sen. Udall Calls on Homebuilders to Use More Beetle-killed Wood

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Colorado Senator Mark Udall is calling on homebuilders to use beetle-killed trees from Colorado forests to build homes – a move he says will boost forest health as well as the economy.

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Thu September 22, 2011

Udall Questions Top Defense Officials about Pakistan

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The nation’s top defense officials told a Senate committee on Thursday the U-S must remain invested in Iraq and Afghanistan for now. But Colorado Senator Mark Udall had another country on his mind.

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Tue September 20, 2011

Colorado Senator Praises Repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

Capitol News Connection

Colorado Senator Mark Udall called Tuesday’s repeal of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy “a giant step” for national security and fundamental fairness.

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