Republicans repeated baseless election fraud conspiracies while advocating for amendments to a proposed election security bill in the Colorado House of Representatives Wednesday. The claims were part of a Republican filibuster that led to the hearing taking more than nine hours.
Two years into the pandemic, amid what experts call a statewide mental health crisis, Democrats and Republicans at the Colorado Legislature are advancing multiple bills that could drastically increase funding for state behavioral health programs.
In March, Colorado House Minority Leader Rep. Hugh McKean (R-Loveland) said that while he hoped Colorado would increase oil and gas production and expedite the drilling permit approval process, he approved of the oil and gas regulations currently in place.
In Colorado, where a booming economy belies a chronically underfunded public education system, education advocates filed four ballot initiatives earlier this month to divert millions of dollars in yearly funding to schools without raising taxes.
In honor of Colorado’s 16th annual Latino Advocacy Day celebration, several hundred community members and activists rallied at the state Capitol today to voice their support for pro-Latino policies and action.
There’s lots of debate about what it means to be a progressive these days, but to state Rep. Emily Sirota (D-Denver), correctly labeling what she does is far less important than discussing the reasons why she does it.
As Colorado’s 2021 legislative session wound down over the last few weeks, two bills stood out as a mark of bipartisanship and collaboration during a session often marked by ideological conflicts.
Colorado’s Senate Republican leader Chris Holbert is preaching the value of working collaboratively with members of the opposing party, citing his work with former State Rep. Fran Coleman, a Democrat, as evidence.
A Three Percenter militia Facebook page that appears to be run by Libertarian statehouse candidate Nathan Foutch posted threats against retired Army Lt. Colonel John Foley, who is also running for a statehouse seat (as a Democrat) in El Paso County.
In a radio interview last Thursday, State Rep. Lori Saine (R-Weld) argued against House Bill 19-1032, which outlines state-wide standards for publicly funded schools electing to teach sex education.