Angry about Colorado’s public health orders requiring restaurants to restrict services during the pandemic, U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) accused Colorado Gov. Jared Polis of sending “Brown Shirts in to make sure everyone shuts down.”
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.
From bureaucracy to physical violence, queer individuals face unique challenges that require ongoing solutions. Governor Jared Polis signed four bills into law yesterday in Colorado that will make the lives of LGBTQ+ people in Colorado a little bit easier.
Larimer County, Colorado, Sheriff Justin Smith would continue to evict tenants during the pandemic, despite a mandate by Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO) not to do so, if a judge orders Smith to conduct evictions.
This afternoon, Colorado state Senators Rachel Zenzinger (D-Arvada) and Jeff Bridges (D-Greenwood Village) held telephone town halls to discuss updated information about COVID-19, as well as to answer constituents’ questions.
Here was The Denver Post headline about the campaign to recall Colo Senate President Leroy Garcia (D-Pueblo) last Tuesday: “Effort to recall Colorado Senate president on track as deadline nears, organizer says“
The campaign for Yes on Proposition CC officially kicked off this morning at Metropolitan State University, in Denver.
The Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) expects Colorado’s clean energy industry of over 65,000 workers to expand by as much as nine percent this year, up from the four percent growth of last year. Over half of this workforce constitutes energy efficiency jobs alone.
Colorado State University’s Salazar Center will come to Denver September 24 to host an international symposium on North American landscape conservation.