Colorado’s House of Representatives approved a bill Monday that will help policymakers better track the cost of Freestanding Emergency Rooms, or FSERs, which are affiliated with hospitals but are not directly connected to them.
In support of the March for Our Lives, progressive advocacy organization MoveOn.org Civic Action has commissioned billboards challenging Republican members of Congress for their acceptance of campaign funding from the National Rifle Association and continued opposition to gun safety measures in the aftermath of the Parkland school shooting. In Colorado, these billboards challenge Sen. Cory Gardner and Rep. Mike Coffman.
Colorado lawmaker equates guns with scissors and forks, thinks young people “don’t understand” why they’re marching
A Colorado lawmaker says she can “no longer be silent” about “so many good young people” who “can’t even see reason” and “don’t understand” what they are marching about.
Colorado Springs Republican says he knows how he’d build rapport if he’s elected to state legislature
Colorado Springs Republican Karl Schneider says his experience in Africa will help him cut deals at the state Capitol if he wins his primary-election bid to unseat State Rep. Dave Williams.
A star-studded collection of Republicans, including U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), Colorado Treasurer Walker Stapleton, and Arapahoe County area District Attorney George Brauchler, made appearances Saturday at the Arapahoe County GOP assembly.
Tens of thousands of Coloradans filled Denver’s Civic Center Park on Saturday as part of the national March For Our Lives rallies for gun safety. Seventeen year-old Maddie King, a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, was the keynote speaker. These are just a few of the images from the event. Photos by Brett Littleton. Though not pictured here, additional events took place all over the state, including Colorado Springs, Basalt, Vail, Grand Junction and Fort Collins.
With teenagers and adults from around the country set to rally in Washington DC tomorrow for expanded gun safety laws, one Colorado lawmaker is apparently dismissing recent student activism because it wouldn’t have prevented a school shooting this week.
The Jefferson County Republican Party has released its caucus results, in advance of tomorrow’s Jefferson County meeting where delegates from caucuses will select representatives for the state-wide GOP convention April 14.
Progressive group aims to hold Western Slope Congressman Scott Tipton accountable for ‘abysmal voting record’
A new progressive organization has launched a campaign to hold U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) accountable for what it sees as the Western Slope Congressman’s record of attacking working families and health care.
A Colorado anti-abortion group shared a meme implying support from Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, only to be called out by their own supporters and rejected by the author’s publicist.