Press Releases


Gardner Co-Sponsors National Parks Act

Washington, D.C. - Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced today that he joined Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) in introducing the National Parks Access Act, a bipartisan piece of legislation allowing the National Parks Service to reimburse states which paid to keep National Parks open during the 2013 government shutdown. Colorado was one of six states which advanced money to the National Park Service to keep a park within its borders open. "I'm pleased to be leading on this important legislation, whic… Continue Reading


Gardner Statement on Paris Terrorist Attacks

WASHINGTON D.C. - Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) released the following statement on the recent events in Paris, including the attack on the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and Friday's hostage crises. "The recent tragic events in Paris have saddened us all. My prayers are with all the victims in France, their families, and friends. We mourn the tragic loss of life and applaud operations which have saved the lives of hostages. Freedom of speech, even speech that some may find offensive… Continue Reading


Gardner Votes to Advance Keystone XL

WASHINGTON D.C. - Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) voted today to advance a bipartisan bill in the Energy and Natural Resources Committee to authorize the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. "Authorizing the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline is one of the fastest ways that Congress can promote American energy security, create new private sector jobs, and have a minimal environmental impact. "Unfortunately, and despite … Continue Reading


Gardner Introduces Bill to Expedite LNG Exports

Washington, DC - Today Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) joined Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) and introduced the bipartisan "LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act" to expedite the approval of liquefied natural gas (LNG) export applications. "Colorado is at the center of the American energy revolution. The natural gas industry helps power our state's economy and provides thousands of jobs from the Western Slope to the Eastern Plains and beyond. I'm honored to join my colleagues in leading this … Continue Reading


Gardner Releases Statement on Swearing In

Washington, DC - Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) released the following statement after being sworn in as a United States Senator: "It is a tremendous honor to be sworn in today as a United States Senator and member of the 114th Congress. I am humbled by the trust that the people of Colorado have placed in me to be their Senator, and I'm eager to get down to business making Washington, DC work better for the people of our great state. "With the new Senate taking office today, we have a real op… Continue Reading

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