Mark Udall

5:32pm

Wed August 15, 2012
Environment

Colorado's Poor Forest Health May Fuel Additional Wildfires

Colorado has 22.6 million acres of forest, a third of which has 'considerable health issues.'
halseike Flickr - Creative Commons

A Senate Energy and Natural Resources committee held a field hearing in Colorado Springs Wednesday. The hearing, chaired by Colorado Senator Mark Udall, highlighted forest health issues that remain following this summer’s deadly wildfires.

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3:52pm

Tue August 14, 2012
Politics

Udall Urges Passage Of 2012 Farm Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass the 2012 Farm Bill before starting their August recess. With the bill expiring in September, will Congress have time to pass the important bill when they return?

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5:14pm

Tue July 24, 2012
Politics

Colorado Congressional Delegation Honors Aurora Shooting Victims

C-SPAN screen capture of Colorado Senator Mark Udall speaking on the floor of the US Senate Tuesday evening.
Nathan Heffel KUNC
  • Colorado Senator Mark Udall speaking on the floor of the US Senate Tuesday evening.

Colorado’s congressional delegation led the House in a moment of silence Tuesday on capitol hill to honor the victims of Friday’s shooting rampage at an Aurora movie theater.

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2:38pm

Tue July 17, 2012
Wildfires

Temp Firefighters Now Have Access to Health Insurance

President Barack Obama views fire damage with firefighters and elected officials in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 29, 2012.
Pete Souza Official White House Photo

About 8,000 temporary firefighters and their families now have access to federal health insurance. That’s thanks to a move from the Obama Administration that immediately extends eligibility for the group to Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) program.

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2:17pm

Fri July 13, 2012
Business

Udall Touts Craft Beer in Boulder

Boulder-based Avery Brewing Company co-founder Adam Avery gestures while giving Sen. Mark Udall a tour and a glimpse of expansion plans.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Touring Boulder’s popular Avery Brewing Company Friday, Sen. Mark Udall said Colorado’s craft beer industry is being buoyed by a favorable regulatory climate that’s leading to brewery expansions and job creation.

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