As disability advocates in Colorado are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, they warn that the ADA should not necessarily be used as an excuse to not wear a mask.
Sean Price is a writer for the Colorado Times Recorder based in Denver, Colorado. He studied political science and journalism at Gonzaga University. Reach him by email at [email protected]
Asked earlier this month about President Donald Trump’s handling of the Russian bounty scandal, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) launched into an attack on Russia, instead of criticizing the president, and shifted blame to the left, saying Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) had the same U.S. intelligence showing Russia paid bounties to Taliban-linked mercenaries to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
Rocky Mountain Values (RMV), a progressive advocacy group, released a report today titled ‘Colorado’s Air Under Threat’ which detailed the dire state of Colorado’s air quality and called on Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) to help solve the problem by standing up to President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY).
Even though U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) has painted himself as a defender of Colorado’s cannabis industry and a progressive Republican when it comes to immigration reform, he’s been unable to convince fellow Republicans to pass laws to help marijuana businesses or immigrants.
As President Donald Trump escalates his claims that mail-in ballots would be subject to fraud by foreign countries or Democrats trying to rig elections, Colorado’s record-setting primary election showed how safe and fair voting by mail can be for voters of all parties, according to Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold, a Democrat.
As events protesting police brutality continue across the nation, two Colorado Republicans insinuated on Facebook that the violence — the instances of looting or rioting — at some of these protests did not occur randomly and was not incited by the police presence. They implied, rather, that the violence was premeditated and encouraged by liberal donors.
The Center for American Progress Action Fund, the League of Conservation Voters, and the Sierra Club have formed a group to fight back against misinformation spread by the Trump administration on climate change, push politicians to take a stand on environmental issues, and demonstrate that climate is a winning issue up-and-down the ballot.
On Saturday afternoon in downtown Denver, traffic was backed up around the Capitol, cars were constantly honking, and people were shouting out their windows. It felt almost normal.
Colo Democratic Legislators Condemn Anti-Semitism, Racism, and Bigotry: ‘Hate Has No Home in Colorado’
Democratic members of both the Colorado House and Senate released a letter Thursday denouncing hate crimes and hate speech that have emerged across the state during the Coronavirus pandemic.
With gun sales spiking during the pandemic, Denver District Attorney Beth McCann has called on gun owners to make sure they are storing their firearms safely.