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.
Over the past decade, I’ve traveled countless times to the desert regions east of San Bernardino in Southern California. In the Mojave National Preserve and Joshua Tree National Park, I’ve been captivated by the desert’s complex and diverse ecosystems — at once beautiful, perilous, fragile, and resilient.
Earlier this month, a coalition of environmental advocacy groups asked Colorado’s air quality regulatory agencies to deny a proposed air pollution permit submitted by Suncor Energy for its petroleum refinery located in Commerce City, north of Denver. The groups argued that the permit does not adequately ensure a decrease in pollution from the embattled refinery.
Front Range developer Tim Walsh, who is running for state senate in Jefferson County, promises to “keep politics out of the classroom,” but he’s also funding a right-wing group with the opposite goal: teaching a conservative Christian version of American history to young people.
From forcing 10-year-olds to birth babies and limiting essential perinatal care to not addressing emergencies and leaving interpreting the law up to providers — we have seen horrifying examples of how abortion bans are pro-death in an already collapsing maternal health care system.
Colorado voters will decide this November whether physicians in the state will be allowed to prescribe psychedelic medicines for treating certain mental health conditions in qualifying patients, following a formal review and the recent approval of a proposed ballot measure by the Colorado Secretary of State’s Elections Division.
On Monday state and federal environmental agencies fined a Denver-based natural gas processor operating in Weld County $3.25 million for failing to detect and repair leaks at its facilities that produced harmful air emissions.
A young man who volunteered on multiple Colorado Republican campaigns, including the 2020 Trump reelection effort, has been identified as a Groyper, the antisemitic white nationalist group led by Nick Fuentes.