With the conclusion of the recent redistricting process, Republicans across Colorado are hoping to gain seats in newly competitive districts. House District 18, which covers western El Paso County, will see incumbent Rep. Marc Snyder (D-Manitou Springs) facing off against either attorney Shana Black or anti-masker Summer Groubert.
In Final Days of Session, Statehouse Dems Focused on Cutting Taxes and Costs of Health Care & Housing for Colorado Families
While the partisan debates around election integrity and reproductive justice bills grabbed headlines this legislative session, Democratic majorities in both chambers of the General Assembly are working to address Coloradans’ other pressing concerns following a second year of pandemic and a continuing upward trend in the cost of living.
Republicans repeated baseless election fraud conspiracies while advocating for amendments to a proposed election security bill in the Colorado House of Representatives Wednesday. The claims were part of a Republican filibuster that led to the hearing taking more than nine hours.
More affordable, more accessible health care is one step closer to becoming a reality for more Coloradans. As physicians, we are thrilled, and urge Colorado’s elected officials to bring House Bill 1370 across the final finish line so patients can get the relief they need from costly health care.
The personal, as they say, is political. And there’s nothing more personal than the right to control your own body.
CO High Country Statehouse Race Highlights Stark Differences on Abortion in Wake of Leaked Roe v. Wade Opinion
With this week’s revelation of a U.S. Supreme Court poised to overturn nearly 50 years of precedent in Roe v. Wade, states are bracing for new legislative battles over reproductive rights. That includes House District 26 and the majority of Eagle County.
It was a packed house at the Cinemark Tinseltown theater in Colorado Springs for Monday’s premiere of conservative commentator Dinesh D’Souza’s new film, 2,000 Mules. D’Souza’s film is the latest attempt by conservatives at questioning the integrity of the 2020 presidential election, which has been the subject of numerous forensic audits — that failed to show evidence of fraud — in states like Arizona and Michigan.
In the wake of the release of a leaked draft of a U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, two of four Republicans running for Colorado’s new congressional seat took to Facebook to denounce abortion — as well as Roe — while two were silent on their Facebook pages and other platforms.
“I have four children. I have had life growing on the inside of me,” U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) said Tuesday. “I know the preciousness of the steps of life and of children. And It is so disgusting to me that the left wants full-term abortion. They want post-term abortion, where a mother can later decide, after delivery, that she doesn’t want to go through with this. This is what’s happening right now. And it’s so heartbreaking.”