WASHINGTON DC– With climate change on the minds of voters across the country heading into the 2020 election, a U.S. House panel met Friday to debate a bill boosting technology that would trap and store carbon dioxide, the principal gas causing global warming, from major polluters like the transportation and industrial sectors.
Since President Donald Trump took office, the number of inspectors tasked with ensuring the safety of drugs imported into the United States declined by more than 10 percent, leaving lawmakers to question the quality of imported prescription drugs, which account for about 40% of prescription drugs used in the U.S.
Health care advocates in Colorado are worried that any day now, a federal court could move the nation towards undoing the Affordable Care Act, a development that would create a chaotic situation, and by one estimate, double the number of uninsured in the state.
The League of Conservation Voters (LCV), a national environmental group, released its annual congressional scorecard Tuesday, spotlighting its ratings of Colorado’s delegation, which ranged from 100 percent (Democratic Congressman Ed Perlmutter and Jared Polis) to 0 percent (Republican Sen. Cory Gardner and U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn).
Denver congressional candidate Casper Stockham is accusing his Democratic opponent, U.S. Rep Diana DeGette (D-CO), of being a “white supremacist.”