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3 years 10 months ago

Sen. Udall in Colorado Springs tomorrow

Sen. Mark Udall will visit Colorado Springs tomorrow, meeting with military leaders at US Northern Command and Fort Carson. He expects to be briefed about their missions. Udall has been pushing to ensure that American soldiers with traumatic brain receive essential treatment. At 12:30 p.m., Udall will roll out...

3 years 10 months ago

Program to help rural veterans tested in Colorado

The Veterans Administration is testing a program in Colorado that links rural vets with a benefits counselor via video conferencing in Craig, Glenwood Springs, Montrose and Grand Junction. The program went online yesterday. If successful, it could spread to southeastern Colorado and the rest of the nation. Sen. Mark...

3 years 10 months ago

Sen. Udall joins Intelligence Committee

Sen. Mark Udall has joined the Senate's Select Committee on Intelligence, which oversees the agencies that provide information affecting the vital interests of our nation. Udall said, "I'm honored to add a fourth committee to my duties in the U.S. Senate. The Intelligence Committee is critical to our nation's...

4 years 3 months ago

Loveland wildfire fully contained

A wildfire that destroyed two homes in Colorado's northern foothills and drove at least 100 people out of their homes has been contained. The fire west of Loveland was declared fully contained Thursday night. It was the second major Colorado wildfire to break out in less than a week....

4 years 8 months ago

Udall hopes to save Colorado space jobs

Colorado Sen. Mark Udall says he's guardedly optimistic about saving space-related jobs in Colorado after speaking with NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden. Udall and Sen. Michael Bennet, both Democrats, met with Bolden on Monday to discuss the impact on Colorado of President Barack Obama's decision to cancel NASA's Constellation program,...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Colorado lawmakers seek to extend Pinon Canyon ban

As President Obama announces the addition of 30,000 additional troops in Afghanistan, four members of Colorado's congressional delegation are asking lawmakers to extend a ban on spending money to expand the Army's Pinon Canyon training site, used by Fort Carson to train soldiers for battle in Afghanistan. Sens. Mark Udall...

5 years 1 month ago

Colorado senators introduce wilderness proposal

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall are sponsoring a bill to declare about 61,000 acres in southwestern Colorado as federal wilderness and special management areas. The proposal by the Colorado Democrats is a companion to one introduced last month by Colorado congressman John Salazar. The San Juan Mountains...

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