Former state Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg announced this morning that he’s running for Congress to replace fellow Republican Ken Buck, who’s announced his resignation from his northern Colorado seat.
Criticizing Dems for Refunding $750 to All Coloradans, GOP Lawmaker Says the Rich Should Get a Bigger Tax Refund Than Low-Income People
Thanks to a law recently passed by Democrats, everyone in Colorado who filed an income return tax last year, no matter how much they made, will be receiving a $750 refund.
A promising political career unraveled this spring when New York’s lieutenant governor Brian Benjamin was arrested. Benjamin, only 45 years-old, was an up and comer in state Democratic politics, having served four years in the state Senate before rising to the position of lieutenant governor in the wake of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s downfall.
A bill to provide diapers to families in need is moving through Colorado’s Senate, but it’s not getting the support you might expect from Republican lawmakers who routinely push legislation that they say is aimed at protecting babies.
“Moral decay” is how Colorado State Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg (R-Sterling) refers to some of the results of Colorado’s general election–in particular, anti-abortion ballot measure Proposition 115, which failed to pass by a 59% to 41% margin.
Steve Reams, Sheriff of Weld County, said on a talk radio show last week that he will not enforce, nor require that his department enforce, the executive order that all Coloradans above age 10 must wear masks when they’re in indoor public spaces.
By a vote of 32-1, a Colorado police reform bill, which aims to limit the use of force and increase police accountability and transparency, passed the state Senate this week, with Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg (R-Sterling) as its lone opposer.
This November, Colorado voters will decide whether to reintroduce wolves to the state’s Western Slope. Most opposition to the proposal comes from ranchers in the region who are concerned for their livestock.
Dems Simply Upset With Last Election or Playing Politics, Say Republicans Who Backed Colo Recall Efforts
Democrats are pursuing impeachment for political reasons or simply because they’re upset with the last election, say Republicans who backed the recall of Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO) and/or other Democrats soon after they were elected.
FACT CHECK: State Lawmaker’s Mushrooms, Growing on Dung in His Feed Lot, Probably Aren’t Psychedelic
In the wake of Denver’s vote last month to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms, lawmakers and regular folks have tripped over the relevant fungal facts.