Two farm workers died during a recent heatwave in Washington and Oregon. While this is outrageous, it’s not unusual. Farm workers die in hot weather every year.
On Monday, U.S. Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) sent a fundraising email to his subscribers with an unusual title: “Delete After Reading.”
Last week a federal judge declared Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the Obama-era program that protects immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children from deportation, unlawful. While the Biden administration has promised to appeal the decision, Colorado immigrant advocacy groups said the ruling illuminates the need for lasting immigration reform in Congress.
Tracy Gallegos was officially hired as Director of Equity and Inclusion at a special Mesa County school board meeting Wednesday, July 21 – a position that has come under fire in recent months.
Just four years after Colorado’s first open primary, a faction of Republican leaders are attempting to opt-out of the laws approved by voters in 2016 which allowed unaffiliated voters to cast votes in partisan primaries. If successful, the largest group of Colorado voters, those without affiliation to a political party who represent nearly 40% of the state’s 4 million voters, will lose their voice in determining Republican nominees for U.S. president and state office races.
In a Facebook post Monday, former state Sen. Tim Neville (R-Littleton) indicated his support of Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis’ condemnation of the Republican National Committee (RNC). Ellis subsequently quit the GOP, but Neville has yet to signal that he will follow suit.
Students in Colorado crossed school district boundaries a little more than usual during the pandemic school year, according to enrollment data.