Mark Udall

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

Aranami / Creative Commons

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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1:05pm

Tue February 14, 2012
Environment

Udall Mines Clarification For Good Samaritan Cleanup Rules

Water poluted by high mineral content flows from the abandoned Argo Mine near Idaho Springs.
Bruce McAllister Environmental Protection Agency - Public Domain

Colorado Senator Mark Udall took to the US Senate floor Tuesday morning in an attempt to find better ways volunteers can legally help clean up abandoned hard rock mines in the west. Polluted water flows out of these mines and that can contaminate entire watersheds.

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5:45am

Wed February 8, 2012
Business

Co. Lawmakers Fight to Save Expiring Wind Energy Tax Credit

Courtesy of Vestas Wind Systems

Eight members of Colorado’s Congressional delegation are calling on Congress to save a federal tax credit for the wind industry. The bipartisan group delivered a letter ahead of a committee meeting on Tuesday.

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