It’s been a busy week both online and in real life for the South Jeffco Tea Party. On Tuesday one of its members called out the Republican establishment in no uncertain terms and tonight the group is hosting a VIP Meet & Greet followed by a public forum for state GOP party official candidates.
The 2018 election may be remembered as the year most Republican candidates in Colorado decided not to speak out against Trump. And paid the price.
Tickets are available for Thursday’s “Get Out the Vote Tour” with Republican candidate for governor Walker Stapleton and his “special guest,” U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO).
Evidence Points To More Uninsured And Higher Health-Insurance Costs In Colorado, Under Stapleton’s Obamacare-Related Proposals
During his campaign for Colorado governor, Walker Stapleton has offered multiple stances on healthcare issues including 1) his view that the Affordable Care Act be killed completely by the federal government and, more narrowly, 2) his desire to eliminate Colorado’s health insurance exchange, which offers Obamacare-approved insurance plans to the public (with subsidies for low-income people).
It’s past time for reporters to start asking more key Colorado candidates where they stand on Trump.
Rocktober is here! The Colorado Rockies began their battle with the Milwaukee Brewers last night, having earned themselves a playoff series appearance for the first time since 2009. And thanks to this season’s success occurring in an election year, there are naturally plenty of politicians looking to highlight their support to share in the team’s glory.
Two recently released studies show that expanding Medicaid, the government health insurance program for low-income people, had a bigger impact on Colorado than any other state, and that voters in the state widely support the program.
Republican candidate for Colorado governor Walker Stapleton, who has suggested he’d strip funding from public schools and instead increase funding for prisons, recently took the maximum campaign contribution from a prison contractor whose company has provoked lawsuits and riots due to mistreatment of inmates.
Dozens of far-right conservatives and hate group members held a rally on the west steps of the Capitol Saturday afternoon to protest what they perceive to be censorship by Facebook. One Colorado Republican state rep helped produce the event and Walker Stapleton’s Super PAC was there to recruit staff.