Colorado’s Senate Republican leader Chris Holbert is preaching the value of working collaboratively with members of the opposing party, citing his work with former State Rep. Fran Coleman, a Democrat, as evidence.
“If anybody out there thinks that this can’t happen to them and their friends, the Joe-and-Lilly story really woke people up to, ‘Yeah, it can,'” said Chris Holbert, Colorado’s Senate Republican leader, expressing his sadness today over the death from COVID-19 of former state Rep. Joe Nunez of Douglas County and his wife, Lilly.
Even before the president took the stage, the noise level inside Colorado Springs’ Broadmoor Arena was deafening. When he finally emerged, clapping slowly as he walked out from behind the blue stage draping, the roar was deafening.
Colorado GOP Leaders Call HIV Prevention Coverage a ‘Feel-Good Idea,’ Will Use Stall Tactics to Kill Bills
Speaking last month at a Republican Party fundraising luncheon in downtown Denver, all four ranking members of the GOP leadership at the Colorado Legislature said their primary strategy for this year’s legislative session is to stop proposed laws using the procedural stall tactic of demanding that the entire text of bills be read out loud.
Three Republicans in Colorado’s state legislature, including two who hold leadership positions, mocked the credible allegation of attempted rape against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in a Facebook post, sparking public outrage.
Colorado’s Senate Republicans killed a bill Monday night that would have allowed law enforcement officials to ask the courts for permission to seize guns from people who are deemed to pose a “significant risk” to themselves or others.
UPDATE: Alliance Defending Freedom and Colorado Christian University’s Centennial Institute requested a clarification that CCU was the organizer of the event and that it invited Alliance Defending Freedom. The post has been updated to reflect the Centennial Institute’s role as organizing entity. The source for the original assertion was ADF’s Facebook event page, which says: “Hosted by Jeff Hunt, Centennial Institute, Alliance Defending Freedom,” as well as CCU’s website, “Join Jack Phillips, Colorado Christian University, Alliance Defending Freedom, and faith leaders from around Colorado for a rally.”
State Senator allows comments suggesting the use of violence against political opponents on his Facebook page
Colorado Senate Majority Leader Chris Holbert, a Republican from Parker, took to Facebook last week to share his views on the purpose of the Second Amendment.