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  • Coffman Tackles National Pilot Shortage
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy, National Security, Transportation

    U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) sent a letter to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Aviation Subcommittee urging the subcommittee to include language in their fiscal year (FY) 2018 Federal Aviation Reauthorization legislation that studies the potential for a more holistic set of standards to test the competency required to become a commercial pilot. The letter states in part, “military and commercial aviation are experiencing a significant shortage of qualified and experienced ... Read more

  • Colorado has major role in next space leap
    Posted in In the News on December 11, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Many Coloradans will have seen blockbuster movies like "Gravity" and "Interstellar" and felt the wonder and excitement of space travel and exploration, but you may not realize that the type of innovation we see on the big screen is being designed by our neighbors right here in Colorado. We live in a state with major aerospace influence and presence that is leading the nation's return to human spaceflight. With over 400 space-related companies supporting 170,000 high-paying jobs, Colorado employ... Read more

  • Colorado road projects are pitched for federal funds
    Posted in In the News on July 2, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Backers of plans to revamp both Interstate 25 north of Denver andC-470 in southwest Denver pitched for federal funding help Tuesday but came away with no guarantees. Still, Colorado's history of at least paying for portions of its road projects will be looked upon kindly when federal dollars are doled out, said Bill Shuster, GOP chair of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. "There is a tendency to reward states ... who are not waiting for federal dollars to be there," ... Read more

  • Bill would battle sex trafficking
    Posted in Op-Eds on April 29, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Transportation

    It is not a well-known fact that the fastest-growing segment of organized crime, as well as the third-largest criminal enterprise in the world, is sex trafficking. And while many believe this is only an international problem that pervades Third World countries, the unfortunate reality is that sex trafficking also occurs here in the United States. The United Nations estimates that there is $9 billion in revenue generated from sex trafficking in the U.S. alone. Moreover, according to the Departmen... Read more

  • Coffman Rallies Support for Colorado Spaceport
    Posted in Press Releases on March 12, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy, Transportation

    Today, U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-Aurora) sent a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) urging support for Colorado's efforts to obtain a spaceport operator license for Front Range Airport. The letter, which was also signed by Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet and Representatives Ed Perlmutter, Cory Gardner, Scott Tipton, Diana DeGette, Jared Polis and Doug Lamborn, outlines in detail how Front Range Airport is well-situated to develop as a commercial spaceport in Col... Read more

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