October 3, 2006
U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Manassa
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John Salazar and Scott Tipton strongly support an extension of Bush-era tax cuts but differ on how long the extension should last. The candidates for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District downplayed potential impacts of continued tax cuts on the national deficit, saying an extension is necessary to boost state and national economies.
Salazar, Tipton lay out talking points as they look ahead to November election
As Colorado's 3rd Congressional District hopefuls Democratic U.S. Rep. John Salazar, of the San Luis Valley, and Republican state Rep. Scott Tipton, of Cortez, gear up their campaigns for November’s general election, employment is at the forefront of the initial conversations.
Congressman says he supports Vermillion drilling
U.S. Rep. John Salazar expressed his support Monday for natural gas exploration on the Vermillion Basin and asked Moffat County Commissioner Audrey Danner to help with recommendations he can take straight to the top.
Congressman touts health bill tax credits
U.S. Rep. John Salazar touted the health care legislation’s tax credits for small businesses and the middle class Saturday night at a fundraiser for local Democrats, who expressed strong appreciation for the Colorado congressman’s efforts in the nation’s capital. Salazar was the keynote speaker at the Jefferson-Jackson dinner.
Congressman to speak at Democrats’ fundraiser days after health care passage
U.S. Rep. John Salazar will visit Steamboat Springs less than a week after voting for the federal health care overhaul, but the nature of his scheduled appearance means it’ll cost $25 to bend his ear on the controversial legislation.
U.S. Rep. John Salazar said he plans to vote for the amended health care bill, citing new deficit reduction estimates that Colorado’s GOP chairman called “a joke.”
In the past year, I’ve communicated with thousands of constituents throughout Colorado’s Third Congressional District, many from the Steamboat Springs area. Most of them have asked for more affordable health care for their families and their friends. With these marching orders, I’ve been in the trenches in the nation’s capital fighting for health care reform that actually will create a real, noticeable benefit in all of our lives.
Cortez Republican confirms intent to campaign for Congress in 2010
Republican state Rep. Scott Tipton announced today that he intends to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. John Salazar for the 3rd Congressional District seat, The Denver Post reports.
Congressman accused of ducking debate speaks out
U.S. Rep. John Salazar, a Blue Dog Democrat accused of hiding from the health care debate, outlined and defended his stances on the issue Thursday. He spoke with the Pilot & Today before speaking at the Colorado Water Congress' annual summer conference at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort.
The amount of money in the federal stimulus package, passed by the House on Wednesday, is massive. Now, U.S. Rep. John Salazar wants to instruct local lawmakers and elected officials how they can get their hands on a piece of the $819 billion pie.
Salazar had appeared to be in a close race early in the evening with Wolf, a Delta County commissioner, but his lead widened as votes from the San Luis Valley were counted.
John Salazar has proven himself to be an effective representative for those of us who live in the Third Congressional District. Since he was elected two years ago, he gained seats on three committees which are important, not only to Colorado in general but to the Western Slope, which relies on farming, ranching and tourism as our major industries.