30 Total Quotes

Ken Salazar Quotes

Everywhere I've gone in Colorado, the farmers are telling me they're about ready to go into bankruptcy because they can't borrow any more money, ... The money they're having to spend on fuel prices I think is going to put a number of our farmers over the brink.
Ken Salazar
#Bankruptcy

Our first priority must be to get the troops, our veterans and their families the health care and support they have earned.
Ken Salazar
#Health

At first glance, the President's mix of spending and spending cuts presents a fiscally tight budget. But, this proposal is ultimately what's wrong with Washington. The President is not being forthcoming about his budget or the booming deficit.
Ken Salazar
#Budget

Too often in Washington special interests urge us to fight one another just because we belong to different parties. It is time for this to stop and for Washington to focus on what needs to be done.
Ken Salazar
#American Politician

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of my personal heroes.
Ken Salazar
#American Politician #Hero

Each and every Notary Public plays a crucial role in combating identity theft. They serve as our front line of defense and the public is safer because of the job they do.
Ken Salazar
#American Politician #Identity

I think it is paramount that we take proper steps to ensure the safety of our food supply and domestic livestock herd.
Ken Salazar
#Food

Americans pay up to 1000 percent more to fill their prescriptions than consumers in other countries - that is an alarming statistic.
Ken Salazar
#American Politician

I want all the interested parties to come together and develop a solution that provides additional water and helps the lower Arkansas River communities thrive again.
Ken Salazar
#American Politician

It's more intense than holding a statewide office,
Ken Salazar
#Office

Here's how I put it to them, ... I said, 'I have no intention to run for governor. There are other candidates out there who can do a great job as governor of Colorado.'
Ken Salazar
#Intention

I am happy to report Blue Sun has delivered on all its [emissions and performance] promises.
Ken Salazar
#Performance

With leading research universities, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and private companies like Blue Sun working on developing alternative fuels, Colorado is poised to become an international leader in clean energy,
Ken Salazar
#Energy

During harvest, agricultural producers are some of the largest fuel consumers in the United States,
Ken Salazar
#United States

Farmers need to work together with their community to try and develop measures of relief, ... Nothing specifically can be done yet, but there is much concern.
Ken Salazar
#Community

A year ago, the Energy Department forecast that gasoline would be selling for $1.80 a gallon, not the $3.12 a gallon that it was in Colorado yesterday, ... These continuing high prices will create economic havoc in Colorado's economy and across the country.
Ken Salazar
#Energy

Having received such information, Mr. Brown should have acted more quickly than he did - and should not have suggested to the American public that he was given contrary information.
Ken Salazar
#Information

the president appoints someone who brings a right-wing ideology and is going to use the court to advance their views.
Ken Salazar
#Ideology

In the West, ... you take people at their word.
Ken Salazar
#People

allow the clock of progress for our country, and in particular for women, to be turned back by diminishing the number of women on the court.
Ken Salazar
#Country

This is a landmark settlement for consumers,
Ken Salazar
#Consumers

I have repeatedly been in touch with the administration and the Japanese ambassador, and still no progress has been made. Now we must toughen our stance to encourage the Japanese government to open its markets or face consequences,
Ken Salazar
#Progress

I'm very pleased that progress is being made, ... I know the legislative process, and there's still a long way to go before we get to a final conclusion to this saga. But this is a significant step forward.
Ken Salazar
#Progress

While it is important to maintain a balanced approach to solving our nation's energy problems, we must commit ourselves to recognize some areas as 'off limits,' and the Artic National Wildlife Reserve is a national symbol of that commitment.
Ken Salazar
#American Politician #Energy

On principle, I am not opposed to selling U.S. Forest Service parcels, but I am troubled by the idea of doing it to fill a budgetary need.
Ken Salazar
#Service

In the West, you take people at their word.
Ken Salazar
#American Politician

Meth is a major problem not only in our urban areas, but in most of the rural areas of Colorado. No region has been immune from this scourge and it is getting larger.
Ken Salazar
#American Politician