Late last year, Congress allowed federal mandatory emergency paid leave benefits to expire. That left millions of American workers more vulnerable to catching — and spreading — COVID-19.
More than 2,900 U.S. health care workers have died in the COVID-19 pandemic since March, a far higher number than that reported by the government, according to a new analysis by KHN and The Guardian.
WASHINGTON — Energy industry leaders urged the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday to deem their workers essential and consider federal investments to prevent a potentially crashing domino effect.
Gardner Slams COVID Relief Act as ‘Focused on Special Pet Political Projects,’ While DeGette Calls It a ‘Big, Bold Action to Protect our Communities’
Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner continues to dodge questions about whether he will support the historic $3 trillion relief package that House Democrats passed last week, but the Republican slammed the HEROES Act in a recent interview on KOA radio, saying the bill was “focused on special pet political projects.”
Maine’s Endangered GOP Senator Criticizes Trump’s COVID Response, While Cory Gardner Continues Not To
While a growing number of Americans view the Trump administration’s handling of the COVID-19 outbreak as botched or delayed, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) continues to not criticize the president over his handling of the pandemic, instead even praising the Administration at times.
On Saturday, two state representatives from Arapahoe County held a town hall with state Treasurer Dave Young on the state's COVID response.
On Monday morning, Democratic representatives for Lakewood held a virtual town hall on the state's COVID-19 response and budget concerns.
A rally against social distancing scheduled for Saturday afternoon in an Arvada park was cancelled without explanation.
Colo Democratic Legislators Condemn Anti-Semitism, Racism, and Bigotry: ‘Hate Has No Home in Colorado’
Democratic members of both the Colorado House and Senate released a letter Thursday denouncing hate crimes and hate speech that have emerged across the state during the Coronavirus pandemic.
In Fundraising Email to “Fight Propaganda,” Colo GOP Leader Understates COVID Hospitalizations by Half
In a political fundraising email sent yesterday, statehouse Minority Leader Patrick Neville (R-Castle Rock) underreported the number of Coloradans hospitalized with coronavirus by half. He claims “fewer than 900 people” have had hospital stays, but publicly available state data put the total at over 2,000.