In a recent radio interview, Kristi Burton Brown, chair of the Colorado Republican Party, advised candidates to sidestep conspiracy narratives about the 2020 presidential election that are favored by many GOP activists, and instead to acknowledge Joe Biden’s legitimacy as the president of the United States.
Polling released earlier this week found that a majority of Colorado voters support the significant climate spending included in Joe Biden’s Build Back Better package.
Former Colorado Republican leader Dick Wadhams “would not be surprised” if over 50% of the governing body of the Colorado Republican Party votes Saturday not to participate in open primaries anymore, falling short of the 75% that’s legally required to dump open primaries but setting the table for GOP activists to file a lawsuit that could overturn the 75% threshold and allow Republicans to eschew primaries as early as next year.
Last week a federal judge declared Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the Obama-era program that protects immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children from deportation, unlawful. While the Biden administration has promised to appeal the decision, Colorado immigrant advocacy groups said the ruling illuminates the need for lasting immigration reform in Congress.
In Washington D.C., Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan is being labeled as needless spending by Republicans, who also dislike the corporate tax hikes. Progressives are worried that key climate provisions of the plan will be lost due to the Democrats’ slim majority in both chambers. Colorado’s congressional delegation is similarly divided.
Across Colorado towns and counties are passing resolutions supporting President Joe Biden’s executive order to indefinitely pause new oil and gas leases on federal public lands.
During a radio appearance Saturday, CU Regent Heidi Ganahl opposed Joe Biden’s proposal to expand access to higher education for millions of Americans by offering tuition-free community college.
I am a medical doctor in Pueblo, specializing in public health, particularly occupational and environmental health. Before COVID forced me to suspend my practice, I evaluated many people with health problems related to their work or pollution in their communities. It was frustrating that all too often the conditions were due to preventable exposures.