In an appearance on KNUS 710-AM’s Kelley and Kafer Oct. 11, Colorado Treasurer Walker Stapleton chose not to disavow Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump–as Stapleton’s second cousin, failed presidential canidate Jeb Bush, has done.
Colorado voters received ballots this week, which contain a number of complicated initiatives affecting taxes, elections, health care, and more. To help Coloradans decide how to vote on these measures, many public interest groups, including ProgressNow Colorado, The Bell Policy Center, the Colorado AFL-CIO, NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado, and the Colorado Fiscal Institute (CFI), released ballot guides.
While some Republicans who once supported Trump are now backing off, Colorado state senate candidate Nancy Doty, who previously said she’d vote for the GOP presidential nominee, is now refusing to reveal whom she will vote for, saying she considers “everyone’s vote to be a private decision.”
Below is an updated guide on where Colorado Republicans stand on Trump. Please send me new information and updates, as the list changes rapidly with each speech, tweet, debate, and video.
Colorado Families for a Fair Wage, the campaign supporting the amendment to gradually raise the minimum wage to $12 by 2020, recently rolled out new ads arguing the current minimum wage can’t keep up with the state’s cost of living.
With Colorado’s largest media outlets (TV and print) mostly AWOL when it comes to covering the most important race in the state this election season, we’re left to talk radio hosts, bloggers, and other shoe-string entities to offer voters the basic information they need to vote and understand what’s at stake Nov. 8.
Public affairs TV host Aaron Harber will moderate two debate-watch panels at Regis University Wed., discussing media coverage of the presidential campaign and the Oct. 19 presidential debate.
Environmental group says Colorado can boost economy, combat climate change by updating energy policies
Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), a national nonpartisan business group that advocates for smart environmental policies, recently released a report detailing how clean energy can help grow the state’s economy while combating climate change.
State Sen. Laura Woods (R-Arvada) has forgiven Trump for his comments about sexually assaulting women, according to an Associated Press story today, raising more questions for local media about the impact of Trump’s candidacy on Woods’ state senate race that will likely determine whether Democrats flip Colorado’s legislature in November.