U.S. Representative Brittany Pettersen (D-CO) led a group of freshman members of Congress in Washington today in a letter to Speaker Kevin McCarthy, calling on him to keep the U.S. House of Representatives in session until a bipartisan agreement can be reached on a national debt limit, according to a press release.
On January 20, Colorado lawmakers introduced a Healthy School Meals for All bill to the state legislature – a move that’s being celebrated by activists, school officials, and members of the community.
Republican and Democratic lawmakers in Colorado, joined by advocacy organizations, called yesterday for food assistance to be included in the COVID relief package under consideration in Congress.
In a Time of Crisis, We Need to Build Upon and Protect the ACA, Not Roll Back Critical Care for Americans
As the current global health emergency underscores, access to affordable, high quality health care cannot be a privilege reserved for those of us lucky enough to have good insurance provided by our employer, it must be a right secured by policy.
As news of recalls targeting a pair of Democratic state senators circulated through the Western Conservative Summit, two of their Republican colleagues offered their thoughts in response. Both expressed some skepticism at these latest attempts to replace legislators who were elected less than a year ago.
Some Colo Republicans Blame Losses on Dumb Campaign Tactics and, Partly, on the Koch Brothers’ Flawed Voter Database App
A dispute has emerged among Colorado Republicans about how much to rely on a giant database of voter information developed over many years with billions of dollars by the Koch brothers, the GOP’s mega donors.
State senate candidate Tony Sanchez’s decision to send a negative mailer, widely seen as off-the-charts nasty, appears to have backfired. Donations to his opponent, Rep. Brittany Pettersen (D-Lakewood), have skyrocketed since the postcard appeared in voters’ mailboxes.
Republican state senate candidate Tony Sanchez’s views on reproductive health could prove to be too far-right for a district with more registered Democrats than Republicans.
Republicans Slam Danielson, Pettersen, And Winter For Supporting Paid “Family And Medical Leave” For Workers
Colorado Republicans are attacking state lawmakers who supported a proposed law allowing workers to take paid “family and medical leave” to care for a new child or a sick family member– or when they’re ill themselves.