Many Coloradans will recall voting on “Amendments Y and Z” in 2018. The measures, which won the approval of voters, established an independent, bipartisan commission to facilitate the state redistricting process every ten years, with Amendment Y devoted to Colorado’s congressional districts, and Amendment Z to its state legislative districts. Up until then, all members of Colorado’s redistricting committee were chosen by political officials.
Despite pushback from Republicans, Democratic lawmakers in Colorado passed a bill that expanded access to contraceptives, particularly for undocumented immigrants who often struggle to get basic health services.
During a recent congressional committee hearing, U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO), challenged the testimony of an oilfield worker regarding working conditions in the oil and gas industry and the impacts on communities from extraction practices.
Hopes are soaring that children under age 12 soon will be able to get vaccines to prevent COVID-19.
As Mesa County, Colorado, COVID cases surge to concerning levels, conservative activists are hosting a conspiracist event featuring three pseudo-medical “doctors,” all of whom actively promote coronavirus disinformation.
Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila is speaking out against German bishops who are trying to reform the church and make it more inclusive of women.
Bill Would Allow Local Governments in CO To Pass Gun Control Laws That Are Stricter Than State Statutes
The Colorado House of Representatives advanced a bill Tuesday allowing local governments to pass their own gun control laws.
In an appearance on a Denver talk radio station last Monday, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) described a “civil war” within the GOP congressional caucus between establishment and Trump Republicans and identified Colorado’s own U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) as one of her allies in the struggle for control of the party.
CO Legislator Says His Comment “We Have Allowed The Weeds to Overwhelm The Garden” Refers to Socialism not Immigrants
Colorado state Rep. Mark Baisley’s (R-Roxborough Park) recent Facebook post about the number of immigrants crossing the nation’s southern border every month led a commenter to invoke a white nationalist conspiracy theory known as the “great replacement.”
Across Colorado towns and counties are passing resolutions supporting President Joe Biden’s executive order to indefinitely pause new oil and gas leases on federal public lands.