Colorado gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton says the largest drivers of Colorado’s “indebtedness” are “out-of-control Medicaid expansion,” which provides health insurance for low-income residents, and the state’s responsibilities under Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA).
I caught up with former Congressman Tom Tancredo the day after he announced his decision to abandon his campaign to be governor of Colorado.
In a controversial editorial last week, the Colorado Springs Gazette called on all Republicans, large and small, to exit the gubernatorial race, with the exception of Colorado Treasurer Walker Stapleton, whom the newspaper believes has the best shot of beating the Democratic candidate in November.
On January 14, the Anschutz-owned Colorado Springs Gazette editorial board told Colorado Republicans to “clear the field“ for gubernatorial hopeful Walker Stapleton.
Acting as if the Republican Party in Colorado were on its death bed, the Colorado Springs Gazette trashed all the GOP gubernatorial candidates Sunday, except Colorado Treasurer Walker Stapleton, whom the newspaper presented as the last great hope:
Colorado lawmaker keeping tabs on which GOP candidates for governor support his harsh immigration policy
State Rep. Dave Williams, a Republican from Colorado Springs, is keeping tabs on which GOP candidates for Colorado governor would support his harsh legislative proposal on immigration.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Robinson, who’s Mitt Romney’s nephew, told KNUS’ Dan Caplis Monday that he and four other Republican candidates agreed at a forum that they won’t “do the circular firing squad,” and, instead, they’ll “try to be supportive” of one another.
Two major state environmental groups released a report last week that argues Colorado isn’t doing enough to combat climate change and reach the goals laid out in the Paris Agreement.
Many Colorado Republicans welcomed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to Denver with open arms earlier this month.
In an unusual development on the gubernatorial campaign trail last week, a Republican candidate has criticized a likely opponent for “politicizing” Colorado’s public pension program.