In response to news that two detainees at an immigrant detention facility in Aurora have contracted COVID-19, immigrant rights groups and medical professionals are calling on state lawmakers to pass a bill, introduced at the Colorado legislature this week, to allow the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to inspect Colorado facilities that house non-citizens, including facilities in Aurora and Westminster.
Gardner’s Retaliatory Snub of 9News Brings ‘Joy’ to Conservatives and Appears Aimed at Inspiring GOP Activists Prior to Election
Lots of people had theories on why U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner decided not to take part in a debate on 9News prior to November’s election, but House Republican leader Patrick Neville of Castle Rock got the inside scoop from Gardner himself.
Colorado’s Republican House Leader to Push Bill Limiting Governor’s Authority to Issue Public-Health Orders
Colorado Republicans plan to push for legislation limiting Gov. Jared Polis’ authority to issue public-health orders to 15 days, after which time Polis or a future governor would need to get the green light from the state legislature to extend orders any longer.
“This Isn’t a Joke. Coloradans Need Help Now,” Says Top Colo Democrat After Gardner Laughs Off Her Request to Vote Against McConnell
U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) jumped on conservative talk radio yesterday to laugh off a letter from Colorado House Speaker KC Becker and others requesting that Gardner pledge not to vote for Mitch McConnell as Republican leader of the U.S. Senate, if Gardner is re-elected in November.
Michael Brown, who became famous after President George W. Bush told him that he was doing a “heck’ve a job” during the Katrina disaster, already knows he isn’t going to take a vaccination against COVID-19, if one becomes available, and, meanwhile, he thinks mask-wearing is in many ways an “utter joke.”
Without Citing Evidence, Trump Attorney & Former CCU Prof Blasts Dems for ‘Trying to Eliminate Election Integrity’
A Trump attorney, who’s a former professor at Lakewood’s Colorado Christian University, joined Colorado Republicans who claim that voting by mail is an unfair, under-the-radar ploy by Democrats to win in November.
If you follow the Colorado Times Recorder, you know we’ve been trying to figure out if some Republican leaders in Colorado, like Republican House leader Patrick Neville of Castle Rock and U.S. Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO), believe masks provide any protection whatsoever against COVID-19.
OPINION: Colo Republican Leader Wasn’t Wearing a Mask at Cafe Because a Mask Is “Not Really Protecting Me.” But What About Everyone Else?
UPDATE: Neville later stated on Facebook that he believes masks provide no protection against COVID-19.
Brauchler’s Proposal to Roll Back Polis’ Power Shows How Pandemic Is Being “Converted into a Partisan Issue,” Says Public Health Expert
In a proposal that one health expert is calling a “sad” illustration of how the response to the pandemic is being converted into a “partisan issue,” Arapahoe County area District Attorney George Brauchler is urging lawmakers to roll back Gov. Jared Polis’ (D-CO) power to fight the COVID-19.