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1 year 4 months ago

Pentagon: NKorea could launch nuclear missile

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new Pentagon report says North Korea probably has nuclear weapons that can be launched by ballistic missile, although it says the weapons are not very reliable. The assessment by the Defense Intelligence Agency was revealed Thursday by Colorado republican Rep. Doug Lamborn, at a House Armed...

2 years 9 months ago

Local jobs at stake in budget stalemate

Thousands of local jobs are in jeopardy after the Congressional "Supercommittee" failed to agree on spending cuts. The stalemate triggered $1 trillion in automatic cuts to Medicare and defense spending. Economist Fred Crowley of Southern Colorado Economic Forum says any cuts in defense spending will have a direct, negative...

3 years 1 month ago

Slow job growth worrying many

The Bureau of Labor Statistics says only 18,000 jobs were created in the month of June. For some economists they say that's troubling because in order to work our way of the current recession we need to be adding 250,000 jobs each month. The unemployment rate is now up...

3 years 3 months ago

Colo. congressmen want increased oil production

DENVER (AP) - Three of Colorado's Republican representatives in Congress are pushing for the White House to increase domestic oil production to help ease gas prices. The Denver Post reported Friday that Rep. Cory Gardner has introduced a bill to eliminate permitting delays for oil exploration and drilling off...

3 years 3 months ago

CO Congressmen want more oil production

DENVER (AP) - Three of Colorado's Republican representatives in Congress are pushing for the White House to increase domestic oil production to help ease gas prices. The Denver Post reported Friday that Rep. Cory Gardner has introduced a bill to eliminate permitting delays for oil exploration and drilling off...

3 years 5 months ago

One year in, health care law remains divisive

Wednesday marked the one year anniversary of the passage of Affordable Care Act, the massive health care overhaul law commonly referred to as ObamaCare. To date, the signature piece of legislation of the Obama presidency remains a very controversial subject. Twenty six states, including Colorado, have sued the government...

3 years 7 months ago

Chamber to host Rep. Lamborn

The Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce will host a State of the Union luncheon featuring Rep. Doug Lamborn as keynote speaker. This lunchen, scheduled for Feb. 7at 11:30 a.m., will give residents and businesses an opportunity to hear first-hand what's happening in Washington. The cost is $25...

4 years 5 months ago

Rep. Doug Lamborn running for 3rd term

Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn announced Tuesday that he's running for a third term in Congress. Lamborn is a member of the Armed Services Committee, the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, and holds other posts. He released this statement: "As a Constitutional conservative, I believe we must return...

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