U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) has been pushing for the SAFE Banking for Act to be enacted before he retires at the end of this session in Congress. The bill, which passed the House seven times prior, was met with resistance from both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate. It passed the House most recently on Apr. 19, 2021.
Partisans on both sides of the aisle agree that it’s been quite the run for Cardboard Cory, the likeness of U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), created by activists when Gardner started refusing to take questions in public.
After Saying He Wouldn’t Wear a Mask, Ken Buck Posts Photo of Himself Wearing One With Fellow Congressmen
When you’ve been writing coronavirus stories and almost nothing else for a month (and seeing your wife, mother, and almost no one else), you naturally wonder if you’re hallucinating when you see an April 21 Facebook photo of fully-masked Congressman Ken Buck (R-CO) on an airplane–after you were sure he said the week before that he had no plans to wear a mask on an airplane trip to Washington D.C.
In Washington D.C., dozens of proposed laws are withering in a “legislative graveyard” built and tended to by the “grim reaper” — a name given to Senate Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and one that he takes pride in.
Colorado’s Congressional Dems Denounce Trump Program to Cut Health Program for Poor–While GOP Mostly Mum
Through an executive action called “Healthy Adult Opportunity,” the Trump Administration is poised to overhaul the fundamentals of Medicaid, a state-federal health insurance program for low-income people, putting the elderly, children, and other poor people at risk of losing coverage or benefits.
The 2018 Colorado governor’s race is ever-changing, with a huge range of candidates on both sides of the aisle. Here’s a snapshot of who’s running to replace term-limited Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D).