District Attorney George Brauchler is falsely claiming that Gov. Polis is withholding millions in federal COVID-19 funding from rural counties and cities.
In advance of his radio station’s online discussion with U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), KNUS host Steffan Tubbs warned “not to expect breaking news” from his “virtual town hall” with Gardner tonight at 7 p.m.
On Monday morning, Democratic representatives for Lakewood held a virtual town hall on the state's COVID-19 response and budget concerns.
A former spokeswoman for last year’s failed effort to recall Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO) says if she’s forced to wear a mask, “you might as well put a yellow star on my chest.”
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.
Approximately 250 people rallied at the capitol today against public health orders aiming to stop the spread of COVID-19, many of them equating such orders to “tyranny” and criticizing Gov. Jared Polis’ leadership. Very few wore masks or practiced social distancing.
In response to a statement by U.S. Senate leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) that Colorado and other states “use the bankruptcy route” to deal with budget shortfalls resulting from COVID-19, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock today called on Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) to use his influence on McConnell “to stand up for Colorado and to fight for Denverites and other cities around the nation.”
Pandemic Shows Why Medicaid, a Health Insurance Program for the Poor, Is So Valuable to Rural Colorado, Say Experts
Earlier this year, just before the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration launched a program allowing states opt out of traditional Medicaid, the state-federal health insurance program for low-income people, and instead receive a block grant from the federal government.
Colorado State Rep. Rod Pelton (R-Cheyenne Wells) told a radio host Monday that he plans to push the Colorado legislature to “really look at some of those powers” used by Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO) recently to battle COVID-19 and “start to roll some of that back.”
Despite Colorado’s stay-at-home order during the coronavirus pandemic, anti-abortion activists are continuing to appear at abortion clinics in Colorado urging patients not to terminate their pregnancies.