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Lamborn asks for furlough expemptions

Colorado Congressman Doug Lamborn sent an appeal to the Department of Defense today: exempt any civilian worker affected by the Black Forest fire from the federal furloughs. Lamborn sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, noting that the Air Force granted exemptions to workers who lost homes in the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma.… Continue Reading Lamborn asks for furlough expemptions

DENVER (AP) – A Senate committee on Wednesday backed a proposal to start charging sales tax on soft drinks and candy but wants the tax repealed after three years. Sen. Paula Sandoval, D-Denver, voted with Republicans to repeal the 2.9 percent sales tax on soft drinks and soda after three years. It’s one of 13… Continue Reading Candy, direct mail bills head to full Senate

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