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Statement on War Powers resolution

Last week, the United States House of Representatives voted on House Concurrent Resolution 83, a War Powers Resolution. On Jan. 3, President Trump ordered a strike killing Qassem Soleimani, commander...

 

Lamborn's Springs, D.C. offices add new staff

Congressman Doug Lamborn announced the following staff changes in his Washington D.C. and Colorado Springs offices: District Director: Joshua Hosler Joshua Hosler has joined the Colorado Springs offic...

 

Response to impeachment, spending

On Dec. 18 the United States House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump. Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05) released the following statement on the impeachment vote: "Sadly, today's vote...

 

Big Wins for Pikes Peak Region

On Dec. 11, the House of Representatives passed S. 1790, the Conference Report for Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act, by a vote of 377-48. Congressman Doug Lamborn, Ranking Member...

 

Our military families deserve better

On Thursday, the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness held a hearing on privatized military housing. The military housing privatization initiative began as a public-private venture (PPV) in...

 

Recognizing Thanksgiving, National Bible Week

Congressman Lamborn managed a Special Order on the House floor this week celebrating National Bible Week. This year marks the 78th anniversary of the National Bible Week declaration that President...

 

Response to veterans bills, impeachment

Congressman Lamborn issued the following statement after the passage of nine bills that will benefit America's veterans: "I was pleased to vote for these important bills and will continue to urge my...

 

Department of Transportation Awards BUILD Grant for Pikes Peak Region

On Nov. 6, the U.S. Department of Transportation notified Congressman Lamborn that Colorado's 5th Congressional District would be awarded a BUILD grant in the amount of $18,350,000. Congressman...

 

Updates from Lamborn

Washington D.C. - One month ago, on Sept. 24, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats announced their intent to launch a formal "impeachment inquiry" against President Trump. Since then,...

 
 By Doug Lamborn    Opinion    July 17, 2019

President Trump Signs Executive Order on Citizenship Question

Last Thursday, President Trump announced that he would move forward with obtaining citizenship data through other means than the census. The President's announcement was made in direct response to the...

 
 By Doug Lamborn    Opinion    April 11, 2018

Giving our Troops a Pay Raise

As a Member of Congress, I believe providing for the common defense of our country is the primary role of the federal government. For far too long we have piled missions and responsibilities on our...

 

In Defense Of A Cake Artist and Our American Rights

Jack Phillips faces a moral dilemma right now. Phillips owns Masterpiece Cake Shop in my home state of Colorado and is known for his beautifully decorated cakes for special events. He is also known...

 

October has been a productive month in Congress!

The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which makes abortions after 20 weeks a federal crime. I supported this legislation in defense of the...

 

Water Update

Last Thursday I met with Mr. Otis L. Hicks, Director, Environmental Policy & Programs, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Environment, Safety, and Infrastructure to discuss...

 

Response to Mayor Pro Tem Phil Thomas About Water Issues

It is truly unfortunate and disappointing when elected officials rush to print inflammatory and misleading comments without taking the time to check all of the facts. I understand that water...

 

GROW Act Prevents Water Mismanagement

I issued the following statement regarding H.R. 23, the Gaining Responsibility on Water (GROW) Act: "As Chairman of the Subcommittee on Water, Power & Oceans, I am pleased to see that this...

 

End Sanctuary Cities and Make America Safe Again

I released the following comment in response to the passage of H.R. 3003, the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act, and H.R. 3004, Kate's Law:  "These bills stand as a memorial for three individuals whose lives were cut short due to the criminal...

 

A Call For More Civility And Respect

Following is my statement on the June 14 tragic shooting at the Republican's practice for the Congressional Baseball game. "I want to make an appeal to the community at large, to have more civility...

 

Doug Lamborn Responds to VA Modernization Efforts

(June 4) Congressman Lamborn has issued the following statement in response to the Department of Veteran Affairs’ decision to modernize the Electronic Health Record system: “The VA has long been plagued by antiquated technology and a...

 
 By Doug Lamborn    Opinion    April 26, 2017

April District Work Period

I enjoyed the opportunity to hear from so many constituents during my Town Hall Tour. In three days, I held free and open Town Hall Meetings in each of the five counties of the Fifth Congressional Dis...

 

A Pro-Life Victory

April 13: I released the following statement last week in response to the President signing House Joint Resolution 43: "H.J. Res. 43 is an important step for pro-life values. This resolution reverses...

 
 By Doug Lamborn    Opinion    April 12, 2017

Lamborn's Ledger

Statement on the Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court April 7 Following is my statement I released following the Senate's confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to sit on the United States Supreme...

 
 By Doug Lamborn    Opinion    March 22, 2017

Op-Ed: CPB needs a breath of fresh air from federal funding

March 8, 2017 Today, this American life includes a daunting national debt. At the moment I type this sentence, the U.S. national debt has reached a whopping $19,971,916,626,805. That total, divided...

 
 By Doug Lamborn    News    March 22, 2017

Lamborn Calls for Accountability at the VA

March 17, 2017 Congressman Lamborn Supports Bills to Protect Veterans' Rights, Improve Care at the VA This week, the House of Representatives passed a series of bills to improve accountability at the...

 

Moving Closer to Repealing Obamacare March 10

We are working toward history. Congress, in close concert with President Trump, is taking concrete steps to repeal the disaster that is Obamacare and replace it with a free-market and patient-centered solution designed to improve the health care...

 

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