Buck When asked Friday on a conservative radio show how often he’s asked about the U.S. House Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, Colorado Congressman Ken Buck called it a “nothingburger.”
Polis Administration Faces Lawsuit for Failing To Enforce Clean Air Laws on the Arch Coal’s West Elk Mine
Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO) and his administration were sued July 26 by conservation groups, over the Arch Coal’s West Elk mine’s alleged failure to comply with the state and federal clean-air laws.
Get Information About Denver Water’s Lead Reduction Program
The Denver Water’s Lead Reduction Program is hosting an online informational meeting tomorrow for people to learn about its work broadly and its goal of permanently removing and replacing customer-owned lead water service lines from Denver.
BRIEF: Anti-Abortion Groups Unite Under the Pro-Life Colorado Coalition
The Pro-Life Colorado Coalition was formed this month to formally bring 21 of the anti-abortion groups in Colorado together to work toward having a united voice.
‘Democrats in Congress Are a Joke,’ Says Boebert at a Hearing on the ‘Impact of Investments in Early Childhood’
Last week, during a congressional budget hearing about investing in children and schools, Colorado Congresswoman Lauren Bobert launched her comments, during her allotted time to speak, with, “Mr. Chairman, let’s just come out swinging. Democrats in Congress are a joke. Leftist policies have led to an invasion of our southern border, massive inflation, historically high gas prices, and so much more.”
Events Mark the 10-Year Remembrance of the Aurora Theater Shooting
Wednesday, July 20, marks the ten-year anniversary of the Aurora Century 16 theater shooting. At “The Dark Knight Rises” midnight premiere in Aurora, a lone gunman entered the theater throwing tear gas into the crowd then opened fire, killing 12 people and injuring 70 others. The city of Aurora remembers the lives lost in this tragedy during the week.
Report Argues That Colorado’s 40-Year ‘Experiment’ of Mass Incarceration Has Been a Failure
Two progressive advocacy groups, the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition and the Prison Policy Initiative, released a detailed report last week arguing that Colorado’s emphasis on incarceration over poverty reduction has hurt low-income neighborhoods and people of color over a 40-year period.
Boebert Is ‘One of the Greatest Congresswomen,” Says Trump at Boebert Victory Party
“You have one of the greatest congresswomen. I think it’ll go down in maybe history. We love her. She’s special, her family is special, and she had a big win tonight. She had a win that everybody dreams about. So we love you all, and take care of yourself and take care of her.”
Rally Aims to Increase the Minimum Wage for Workers at the Denver Public Schools
Parents, workers, and unions in Denver Public Schools (DPS) community will be rallying to call on DPS to raise its minimum wage to at least $20 an hour for all its workers, including paraprofessionals, nutrition service workers, and the maintenance staff. The $15.87 an hour wage that workers are currently being paid is not enough for them to live comfortably in Denver economy and stay happy in their jobs according to Coloradoans for the Common Good, which organized the rally. The rally will be held at 3:30 p.m. at 1860 Lincoln Street in Denver.
As DACA Program Protecting Them Hits 10-Year Anniversary, Dreamers Still Face Uncertainty and Fear
June 15 marked the 10th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which was established via an executive order by former President Barack Obama but has never been passed into law and made permanent.