Sheriff Steve Reams is the top public safety official in Weld County, Colorado. Yet even after his county declared a pandemic health emergency last week, the coronavirus isn’t his top concern. Reams is worried about socialism.
As the coronavirus pandemic causes normal life to screech to a halt, conservatives across the country are pushing for a pause in abortion services as well.
Union leaders from across Colorado gathered over Zoom for a press conference on daily conditions for essential workers.
Obamacare backers e-delivered 2,800 signatures today to the office of Cory Gardner (R-CO), calling on the senator to abandon his longstanding opposition to Obamacare and, instead, start protecting the national health care law.
In response to Colorado House Republican Leader Patrick Neville’s concern about an “unacceptable” two-day delay in issuing background checks required for new gun purchases, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which conducts the background checks, says it’s “balancing our statutory responsibilities with the need to keep our employees safe.”
As the COVID-19 epidemic worsens, Laura Packard, a Colorado health care activist and cancer survivor, joined Speaker of the U.S. House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and others on a press call this morning in honor of the ten-year anniversary of Obamacare being signed into law by President Barack Obama.
When it comes to social distancing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Congressman Ken Buck (R-CO4) appears to be taking a “do as I say, not as I do” approach. While he has said people should try to avoid publics places for the next months, and that “elderly Americans…should be concerned” about the coronavirus, he is also still attending group events and has been photographed shaking hands with senior citizens.
As Gun Sales Spike With Coronavirus Fears, Colorado Republican Leader Calls Delays in Issuing Background Checks “Unacceptable”
Delays in issuing background checks, which are required for all firearm purchases in Colorado, have increased as fears of coronavirus have escalated, prompting Colorado Republican House leader Patrick Neville to call the “drawn-out wait times” for background checks “unacceptable.”
You may remember Denver talk radio host Chuck Bonniwell, who got fired for joking that a “nice school shooting” was needed to break up the boredom of the impeachment hearings.
Obamacare’s Protections for People With Pre-Existing Conditions Are Even More Important Now, Say Advocates
At a news conference today to mark the tenth anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act, health care advocates pointed out that without Obamacare, about 2.4 million Coloradans, who have pre-existing conditions would not be guaranteed access to health insurance.