Club 20: They Said It

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THEY SAID IT

Good Samaritan legislation for abandoned mine cleanups “shouldn’t be an exercise in how many of us can get this introduced.”

— U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., citing Senate sponsors of similar legislation, such as Wayne Allard, a Colorado Republican; Pete Domenici, a New Mexico Republican; Ken Salazar, a Colorado Democrat; Mark Udall, a Colorado Democrat, Michael Bennet, a Colorado Democrat, and himself.

 

“This is a nation worth fighting for, but not if we’re fighting each other.”

— U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo.

 

The Equal Access to Justice Act “has tied the hands of federal agencies who can’t actually manage the land.”

— Callie Hendrickson of Rio Blanco County

 

“The only cranes we see in the 3rd Congressional District are the ones in the Great Sand Dunes getting ready to start their great migration.”

— U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., on the cranes being used to construct new buildings on the Front Range.

 

“We can’t get the metro companies to come over here.”

— Linda Gann of Montrose County on the prospect of getting insurers to sell policies across state lines.




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