Appearing on right-wing talk radio yesterday, state Sen. John Cooke (R-Greeley) said he thinks Republicans can’t unseat Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO) in next year’s election, due to the incumbent’s potential war chest and the absence of a “viable” candidate so “late in the season.”
Colorado GOP Leaders Call HIV Prevention Coverage a ‘Feel-Good Idea,’ Will Use Stall Tactics to Kill Bills
Speaking last month at a Republican Party fundraising luncheon in downtown Denver, all four ranking members of the GOP leadership at the Colorado Legislature said their primary strategy for this year’s legislative session is to stop proposed laws using the procedural stall tactic of demanding that the entire text of bills be read out loud.
Democrat to Speak at Unveiling of Trump Portrait at Colorado Capitol
A former Democratic state representative will join Republicans in a ceremony Aug. 1 to mark the unveiling of a Trump portrait on the third floor of the Colorado Capitol, where portraits of all other U.S. presidents hang.
State Senator Vicki Marble Says She Wants to Secede
State Senator Vicki Marble (R-Fort Collins), the third ranking member of her party’s leadership team, proposed secession as “recourse” to a “global agenda,” represented by a bill to strengthen health and safety rules for the oil & gas industry.
Blue Wave Prompts State Lawmaker To Propose Weld County Leave Colorado and Join Wyoming
In response to Democratic gains in this month’s election, State Sen. John Cooke (R-Greeley) now thinks Weld County has “a lot more in common with Wyoming than Boulder” and therefore should cut ties with Colorado and “join Wyoming.”
Colorado has dug itself into a hole, budget-wise, and it’s time to stop digging, say progressive fiscal analysts
The Bell Policy Center and the Colorado Fiscal Institute (CFI) are trying to popularize their view that Colorado needs more tax dollars to pay for schools, roads, child care, housing, and other basic community needs.
State Sen. Cooke’s support for anti-sanctuary bill exposes hypocrisy
There are plenty of reasons to oppose State Rep. Dave Williams’ (R-Colorado Springs) anti-sanctuary bill. Sanctuary cities are safer than non-sanctuary cities, undocumented immigrants are less likely to commit crimes than U.S. citizens, and the bill would place an unfunded burden on local law-enforcement, to name a few. But I want to focus on something else: hypocrisy.