Grace George

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Sens. Bennet, Romney reintroduce wildfire cleanup bill

U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and Mitt Romney reintroduced a bill this week that would aid in wildfire cleanup. If passed, the bill would direct the U.S. Department of Agriculture to take measures to...

DATE: April 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Area law enforcement officials talk funding, police reform with Boebert

In a meeting with law enforcement officials from Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert “was inquisitive to know what challenges law enforcement is facing in the Four...

DATE: April 16, 2021 | UPDATED: 3 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado senator meets with rural business owners to hear top concerns

As a former small-business owner and a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, freshman U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper has shown interest in using his position to help...

DATE: April 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bennet: ‘We do not have to accept massive childhood poverty’

Since 2017, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet has pushed legislation meant to alter the child tax credit in a way that would significantly decrease childhood poverty. Now, with a temporary expansion to the...

DATE: April 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

What would Biden’s infrastructure plan do for Southwest Colorado?

In the next few weeks, Congress has the opportunity to pass a bill that promises to make sweeping and significant improvements in American infrastructure. If passed, the investment could bring...

DATE: April 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boebert pushes to designate Antifa as a terrorist organization

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert has introduced a resolution to designate Antifa as a terrorist organization. If passed, the resolution would designate Antifa as a domestic terrorist organization, condemn...

DATE: March 31, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

In disputed claim, Lauren Boebert says Tipton didn’t transfer casework

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert has accused her predecessor, former U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, of failing to transfer active inquiries made by constituents to her office, but it is a charge Tipton’s district...

DATE: March 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rep. Lauren Boebert invites Deb Haaland to Grand Junction

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert has joined other Colorado officials in inviting Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to visit the Bureau of Land Management headquarters in Grand Junction. A March 15 letter...

DATE: March 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bennet remembers Boulder victims on Senate floor

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet shared personal anecdotes and urged his colleagues to vote for better gun control legislation Wednesday on the Senate floor in the wake of Monday’s deadly shootings in...

DATE: March 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lauren Boebert turns trending hashtags into campaign cash

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert has been using unique methods to encourage her supporters to make donations toward her 2022 re-election campaign. As hashtags calling for her to go to prison...

DATE: March 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

COVID-19 stimulus bill will allot an estimated $4.07 million to Durango

WASHINGTON – Durango will receive $4.07 million from the federal government in the latest COVID relief bill, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The American Rescue Plan was signed by President...

DATE: March 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Bennet to lead two subcommittees

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., announced Monday that he will be chairman of two subcommittees this congressional term. Bennet will be chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee’s...

DATE: March 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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