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Topic - Ray Scott
A Colorado lawmaker who has received complaints from constituents about drivers distracted by their cellphones is proposing banning their use in cars unless people use a hands-free device.
Lori Blackmer has been seated as the newest member of the Picayune School Board.
Environmental Protection Agency officials received an earful at Wednesday's listening-tour stop in Denver as most speakers urged the agency to stop what they described as the Obama administration's war on the coal industry.
Scott, who is from Grand Junction, said he uses the built-in blue-tooth technology in his car to talk on his cellphone during the hours-long commute to Denver each week.
"That's the whole point is it's a very valuable tool for businesspeople and for anybody that travels, so we certainly don't want to restrict people to where they can't use their phones at all," he said. "But at the same time, we gotta keep it safe out there."