The League of Conservation Voters (LCV), a national environmental group, released its annual congressional scorecard Tuesday, spotlighting its ratings of Colorado’s delegation, which ranged from 100 percent (Democratic Congressman Ed Perlmutter and Jared Polis) to 0 percent (Republican Sen. Cory Gardner and U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn).
Colorado state senator to environmentalists who want less carbon pollution: “You want to kill all the trees and plants”
In a talk radio appearance last week, Colorado State Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg (R-Sterling) had this to say about environmentalists concerned about carbon pollution, which is causing temperatures to rise on Earth:
Colorado state Sen. Ray Scott, a Republican from Grand Junction, is well known for his “drill, baby, drill” approach to energy policy and disdain for renewables.
Conservation Colorado issued report cards assessing the conditions of several of the state’s major rivers last week, and the final grades bring some bad news.
El Paso County GOP vice chair “loves” that repealing the Clean Power Plan will threaten the nation’s health
Joshua Hosler, the vice chair of the Republican party in El Paso County, recently “loved” this post on Facebook:
Report: Ultra-conservative Wisconsin foundation takes aim at Colorado public education, labor unions
Recent reports have revealed that the Wisconsin-based Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation has quietly descended on Colorado in an effort to undermine teachers unions and public education.
In the protest-filled weeks since Donald Trump’s inauguration, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) has received a heavy dose of pushback from his blue-state constituents, perhaps due to his record of standing with our new president 100% of the time.
Dozens of Latino activists, artists, citizens and their allies gathered at U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner’s (R-CO) Denver office Friday to speak out against Scott Pruitt, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
The majority of Coloradans didn’t elect Donald Trump, so when he won the White House, many were likely left feeling dejected and wondering what comes next. Given the massive Denver protest in the days following the election, it’s clear that many Coloradans are looking for ways to take action.
The United States has elected a president who has repeatedly denied climate science, and the Republican Party, which has failed to show leadership on environmental issues, maintained control over Congress and Colorado’s state Senate. To add to an already long list of challenges, Colorado passed Amendment 71, which, environmentalists say, will likely impede future grassroots movements from placing pro-environment measures on the ballot.