U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) has been pushing for the SAFE Banking for Act to be enacted before he retires at the end of this session in Congress. The bill, which passed the House seven times prior, was met with resistance from both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate. It passed the House most recently on Apr. 19, 2021.
U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper (D-CO), alongside other members of the Senate Democratic Caucus, introduced the Right to Contraception Act, a bill that will codify the constitutional right to contraception. The U.S Supreme Court has upheld this right more than half a century ago in Griswold v. Connecticut.
Last week the University of Colorado Boulder Police Department (CUPD) issued a statement notifying that they had fired Officer Drew Matthews.
Last week the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $200,000 to San Luis Valley Local Food Coalition to develop a program that converts food waste into fuel.