Doug Lamborn (R-CO-5)
Doug Lamborn Colorado District 5
Doug Lamborn Biography from House.gov
Biography of Congressman Doug Lamborn
Representative Doug Lamborn was first elected to represent Colorado’s 5th district in 2006. Lamborn serves as Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Mineral Resources of the House Committee on Natural Resources. Additionally, Representative Lamborn serves on the House Armed Services Committee and House Veterans’ Affairs Committee.
Throughout his career in public service, Representative Lamborn has been a leader on pro-family and small business issues, a strong advocate for our men and women defending our nation in the military, and a supporter of lower taxes, immigration reform, less government spending, and protection of the Second Amendment.
Many of his principles and ideals coincide with the Republican Study Committee (RSC), the caucus of House conservatives, of which Representative Lamborn is pleased to be a member. With over 100 House Republicans, the RSC is dedicated to a limited and Constitutional role for the federal government, a strong national defense, the protection of individual and property rights, and the preservation of traditional family values.
Prior to Representative Lamborn’s election to the U.S. House, he served in the Colorado state legislature in the House and Senate from 1995 through 2006. Representative Lamborn received both his bachelor’s degree in journalism and his law degree from the University of Kansas, where he attended as a National Merit Scholar. He has been an attorney in private general practice in Colorado Springs for 20 years, emphasizing business and real estate.
Representative Lamborn is married to Jeanie, his wife of 34 years. Together they have raised five children, including one daughter and four sons.
House Committee on Natural Resources
- Chairman on the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
House Armed Services Committee
- Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
- Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces
House Committee on Veterans Affairs
- Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
Biography from Lamborn For Congress
Congressman Doug Lamborn is serving his second term of Congress after being elected to serve the Colorado 5th Congressional District in the 2006 and 2008 elections. During his first term Congressman Lamborn proved himself a strong voice for the conservative values of his district.
He currently serves as Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources on The House Committee on Natural Resources and is also a member of the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Oceans. Congressman Lamborn also serves on the House Armed Services Committee, where he is on the Strategic Forces, Readiness, and the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittees. Congressman Lamborn also serves on the Veterans Affairs Committee where he is a member of the Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Subcommittee.
Throughout his political career, Congressman Lamborn has been an outspoken leader for smaller government, lower taxes, pro-family issues and a strong military. It is only natural that he be involved in such conservative caucus’ as the Republican Study Committee, and the Constitution Caucus. In addition, Congressman Lamborn is co-founder of the Missile Defense Caucus.
Before being elected to Congress, Congressman Lamborn served in the Colorado House from 1995 to 1998, where he was elected Republican Whip in 1997. In 1998 he was elected to the Colorado State Senate where he served for nine years. During his tenure Lamborn was elected President Pro-tem by his colleagues. He also served as Chairman of the State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee and was Republican Caucus Chairman. Congressman Lamborn also served on the Appropriations Committee in both the House and Senate for a total of nine years. Congressman Lamborn feels his greatest achievement while serving in Denver was to sponsor and pass the largest tax cut in the history of Colorado.
Congressman Lamborn received his bachelor’s degree in journalism and his law degree from the University of Kansas where he was a National Merit Scholar.
Colorado has been home for the Lamborn family for over 23 years. Congressman Lamborn is married to Jeanie, his wife of 34 years. Together they have raised five children, including one married daughter and four sons.
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