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September 7, 2006 | From the Associated Press
A Colorado Republican retiring after 20 years in the House said Wednesday he would not endorse the GOP primary winner, accusing him of running a "sleazy" campaign. Rep. Joel Hefley said he hoped his decision didn't hurt other Republicans on the ticket in November, but he said he would not support the Republican nominee, Doug Lamborn.
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September 7, 2006 | From the Associated Press
A Colorado Republican retiring after 20 years in the House said Wednesday he would not endorse the GOP primary winner, accusing him of running a "sleazy" campaign. Rep. Joel Hefley said he hoped his decision didn't hurt other Republicans on the ticket in November, but he said he would not support the Republican nominee, Doug Lamborn.
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January 22, 2001 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Internet, which has become a fixture in the homes and offices of tens of millions of Americans, may finally be coming to Rep. Joel Hefley (R-Colo.). Hefley, once called one of the 10 most "obscure" members of Congress by the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call, is the last Web site holdout on Capitol Hill.
NATIONAL
February 3, 2005 | Richard Simon, Times Staff Writer
The House ethics committee chairman who presided over three rebukes of House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) was bounced from the job Wednesday and replaced by a Republican congressman from Washington state. The new chairman is Rep. Doc Hastings, the committee's second-ranking Republican. He was named by House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) to take the gavel from Rep. Joel Hefley (R-Colo.). In addition, Hastert appointed three new members to the panel, including two -- Reps. Lamar S.
NATIONAL
February 3, 2005 | Richard Simon, Times Staff Writer
The House ethics committee chairman who presided over three rebukes of House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) was bounced from the job Wednesday and replaced by a Republican congressman from Washington state. The new chairman is Rep. Doc Hastings, the committee's second-ranking Republican. He was named by House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) to take the gavel from Rep. Joel Hefley (R-Colo.). In addition, Hastert appointed three new members to the panel, including two -- Reps. Lamar S.
WORLD
July 17, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
The House voted to deny military aid to Indonesia until that country fully investigates an ambush that killed two Americans in August 2002. Teachers from the Tembagapura International School were headed to a picnic in Papua when the two were killed in an ambush. Rep. Joel Hefley (R-Colo.) said the Indonesian police have been removed from the case and responsibility assigned to the military. Initial reports said the military may have been involved, but it has since exonerated itself.
NEWS
June 22, 2001 | From Associated Press
The House ethics committee unanimously rebuked Rep. Earl F. Hilliard (D-Ala.) for campaign finance violations but gave him the mildest punishment available because he admitted wrongdoing. Hilliard was given a letter Thursday condemning his conduct, signed by the Republican chairman and the ranking Democrat on the 10-member Committee on Standards of Official Conduct.
NATIONAL
July 25, 2002 | From Associated Press
Comments during debate and after the decision to expel Rep. James A. Traficant Jr. (D-Ohio): "My people elected me, and I don't think you should take their representative away .... Vote your conscience. Nothing personal." --Traficant * "I'm prepared to lose everything. I'm prepared to go to jail. You go ahead and expel me." --Traficant * "None of us ever wants to sit in judgment of our peers.
NATIONAL
December 29, 2004 | From Associated Press
The House ethics committee will investigate Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Wash.) to determine whether he violated standards of conduct when an illegally recorded telephone conversation was leaked to reporters during a committee investigation. Committee Chairman Joel Hefley (R-Colo.) and ranking Democrat Alan B. Mollohan of West Virginia formed a four-member investigative subcommittee Tuesday to investigate the 1997 incident.
NATIONAL
July 18, 2002 | From Associated Press
Confrontational to the end, Rep. James A. Traficant Jr. on Wednesday accused House ethics panel lawyers of lying, the federal government of a vendetta and the jury that convicted him of not liking him because of his attitude. "I've been railroaded once and I'll be damned if I'll be railroaded again," Traficant shouted over the pounding gavel of House Ethics Chairman Joel Hefley (R-Colo.), who tried futilely to get the Ohio Democrat to calm down.
BUSINESS
January 22, 2001 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Internet, which has become a fixture in the homes and offices of tens of millions of Americans, may finally be coming to Rep. Joel Hefley (R-Colo.). Hefley, once called one of the 10 most "obscure" members of Congress by the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call, is the last Web site holdout on Capitol Hill.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 3, 1995
Congressman Elton Gallegly supports the bill by Rep. Joel Hefley (HR 260), which would open the door to selling the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and the Channel Islands National Park. His support of this bill makes it impossible for him to give honest assurance that these parks are protected. He can't have it both ways. For the first time, Gallegly refuses to support funding for the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and Channel Islands in the upcoming park appropriations.
NEWS
August 6, 1998 | From Associated Press
In a surprising setback for conservatives Wednesday, the House rejected a proposal by Rep. Joel Hefley (R-Colo.) to void President Clinton's executive order barring bias against homosexuals in the federal work force. In an election year in which Republicans have repeatedly taken on the homosexual community in word and in votes, the 252-176 roll call saw 188 Democrats joined by one independent and 63 Republicans who said the proposal went too far.
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