Gray, smoky skies gave way to rain, thunder, and a tornado warning in downtown Denver Thursday afternoon, almost derailing a planned rally at U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper’s (D-CO) office.
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‘Is It Going To Take More Tragedy for Us To Grow Up?’ CO Environmentalists React to U.N. Climate Change Report
The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report Monday revealing, once again, the dire state of the climate crisis.
Eli Bremer Republican Eli Bremer, a former Olympian and Air Force veteran, officially announced his candidacy to unseat U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) yesterday.
GOP U.S. Senate Candidate Says He Was Referring to Dem Behavior When He Said, “This Racism Thing? It’s a Lie.”
On July 20, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Peter Yu spoke at a campaign event in Golden where he said hate crimes against Asian-Americans were being exaggerated for political gain by Democrats.
Priscilla Rahn, the vice-chair of the Colorado Republican Party, gave a presentation in July called “Unpacking CRT” where she equated critical race theory (CRT), a legal framework taught in law and graduate schools, with Marxism.
The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC), an immigration advocacy group, condemned comments about undocumented workers made by Congressional Redistricting commissioner Bill Leone.
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.
The pharmaceutical industry spent over $1.4 million in Colorado during the state’s 2021 legislative session, which wrapped up in June. Big Pharma’s spending outpaced the oil & gas industry, the insurance industry, and other big lobbying clients during that time span.
If he succeeds in his 2022 bid for re-election and carries out his full term, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) would become the longest-tenured U.S. Senator in Colorado history. The Colorado GOP is looking to prevent that from happening.
Jared Polis approved the creation of a non-partisan review board with the power to set limits on the prices of expensive prescription drugs in Colorado.