“Women-owned businesses are obviously not getting their fair share,” said U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper (D-CO) last week at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. “If you look at startups, the percentage of venture capital that goes to women-led startups is under three percent, which defies any possible measure of what is going on.”
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.
Earlier today, a group of health care workers joined disability and labor rights groups in Denver to call on U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper (D-CO) to fully support the Biden Care Plan, a $400 billion investment in providing jobs for caregivers.
Hickenlooper Commits to Fighting for Health Care Equity at Event Featuring State Lawmakers and Advocates
Speaking at an event Monday in front of the Colorado Capitol, U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper (D-CO) committed to fighting for health care equity, saying Congress has the responsibility to both expand health care coverage and lower costs.
CO Environmental Groups Ask Hickenlooper to Champion Climate Action, Green Jobs in Senate Budget Bill
Gray, smoky skies gave way to rain, thunder, and a tornado warning in downtown Denver Thursday afternoon, almost derailing a planned rally at U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper’s (D-CO) office.
‘Is It Going To Take More Tragedy for Us To Grow Up?’ CO Environmentalists React to U.N. Climate Change Report
The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report Monday revealing, once again, the dire state of the climate crisis.
Colorado Sens. Michael Bennet (D-CO) and John Hickenlooper (D-CO) are calling for an end to legal discrimination against LGBTQ+ members at a federal level. But after the House passed the Equality Act earlier this year, its future in the Senate remains uncertain at best.
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.
“Would you vote to expand the [U.S. Supreme] Court?” KHOW radio host Ross Kaminsky asked U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper (D-CO) directly last month.
Tom Tancredo, the former Colorado Congressman who touted Trumpian nationalist views long before Donald Trump rose to power, joined with conservative radio host Peter Boyles last week to discuss the destruction of the Colorado GOP.