Earlier this week the average cost for a gallon of gas surpassed $5 for the first time in the U.S. and statements from oil and gas industry spokespeople and Republican politicians blamed environmental regulations for the spike in prices.
In Colorado, leading Republican figures and oil and gas industry executives are claiming stricter environmental regulations have caused gas prices to increase. However, an examination of that claim shows that it is a misleading argument.
Appearing on KNUS conservative talk radio Saturday, U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) told host Randy Corporon that she believes Twitter — along with local news and mainstream media stations — to be “propaganda” while celebrating rival alternative social media sites, including Donald Trump’s anticipated venture to be called Truth Social, and the six-month-old site GETTR, launched by former Trump aide, Jason Miller.
Eli Bremer Republican Eli Bremer, a former Olympian and Air Force veteran, officially announced his candidacy to unseat U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) yesterday.
A bill intended to reign in the rising costs of prescription drugs is once again drawing opposition from Big Pharma and conservative advocacy groups. During a panel discussion on proposed legislation limiting major price increases for prescription drugs Tuesday, state Rep. Matt Soper (R-Delta) said a “price-setting” board is a “leading priority” of Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO).