Stefanie Dazio

Position: Durango Herald

Bennet stirs up environmentalists

WASHINGTON - Colorado environmentalists protested Sen. Michael Bennet's votes on two nonbinding budget amendments about the Keystone XL Pipeline on Tuesday in Denver, calling the Colorado...

DATE: March 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senate budget plan wants more money for firefighting

WASHINGTON - The Senate passed a budget blueprint early Saturday morning that included an amendment to increase the federal firefighting budget by $100 million in 2014.Sens. Mark Udall and Michael...

DATE: March 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sequester trims Tipton's office

WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton will close his Cortez office by the end of March as a result of budget cuts sweeping the nation, his spokesman said.Sequestration - automatic, across-the-board...

DATE: March 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton debates ski area water rights

WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, pressed Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on water rights during a committee hearing Tuesday, saying he was frustrated with the federal government's...

DATE: March 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

D.C. lawmakers resurrect measures from previous years

WASHINGTON - Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet introduced the Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act in the last week, but it's not this bill's first time around the block.It was first...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

In D.C., Hickenlooper touts Colorado's regs

WASHINGTON - Gov. John Hickenlooper testified in favor of an "all of the above" approach to energy before the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday.The Senate committee...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton part of small business coalition

WASHINGTON - U.S. Reps. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, and Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, announced the creation of a bipartisan Congressional Small Business Caucus in the 113th Congress on Tuesday.Members of...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ken Salazar steps down from Cabinet

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, a former U.S. senator from Colorado, announced today he will step down from his Cabinet position by the end of March to return to the Centennial...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

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