On Monday, the Denver City Council approved the extension of two additional contracts held by the Department of Housing Stability (HOST) with motel/hotel operators to temporarily house approximately 800 people experiencing homelessness. In the midst of the raging COVID-19 pandemic, this extension is a lifeline to so many people who are unable to “stay at home” because they don’t have one. But is it enough?
The body is a temple–and Colorado state Representative Rod Pelton (R-Cheyenne Wells) worships his by choosing to forego a COVID-19 vaccine in favor of taking an equine anti-parasitic medication as a “preventive” measure against the virus.
Rep. Patrick Neville (R-Castle Rock) mischaracterized a Colorado Department of Public Health (CDPHE) graph showing reported and estimated COVID cases, a CDPHE spokesperson confirmed.
Food banks across the city are working hard to provide food for record numbers of people suffering from the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pantries have adapted their operations to reduce in-person contact and increase sanitation procedures, while also meeting increased demand.
The ACLU of Colorado filed a class-action lawsuit this Sunday against El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder for failing to provide adequate COVID-19 protections to inmates detained at El Paso County Jail. The lawsuit claims that the largest COVID-19 prison outbreak in the state is due to the sheriff’s failure to adhere to public health guidelines, which puts inmates at risk of serious harm or even death. The ACLU is asking for an expedited hearing and court order requiring the sheriff to comply.
Conservative group FEC United is hosting an “Abolish The Curfew” event starting at Bandimere Speedway tonight at 8:30 PM.
A formal complaint filed last week with the U. S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics asks for an investigation into Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner’s use of unsolicited robocalls to promote a tele-townhall COVID-19 update within 60 days of the election.
“Captain,” said the first mate, “we just crashed into an iceberg — the hull’s been breached!”
Following the lead of Trump administration officials and campaign staff, several Colorado Republicans are joining the conservative social media site Parler, which is best known for allowing users to post misinformation or extreme statements typically blocked by Twitter or Facebook.
Has the pandemic made U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner re-think his longstanding opposition to the Affordable Care Act?