Garfield County Commissioner Mike Samson

The Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program partnered with the Colorado Mountain College Upward Bound Program of West Garfield County. Pre Collegiate students from New Castle, Rife and Parachute interviewed community organizations and institutions in a four part series. Here the student interview Garfield County Commissioner, Mike Samson about his take on oil and gas in West Garfield County. 

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Garfield County Commissioner Mike Samson was part of a group of county officials who attended meetings in Washington DC in March with Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and a lobbyist for the Jordan Cove Project. For this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Will Parrish, whose story on the meeting and possible ethics violations was published in the Guardian US Edition last week.