SILVERTON — EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt visited the Gold King Mine spill site Friday, on the eve of the second anniversary since the Las Animas River was turned yellow with contamination, vowing to reconsider damage cited by 79 claimants whose requests were rejected under his predecessor, Gina McCarthy. “EPA should be held to the same […]
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I am sure many of us thank the Legislature and Governor’s office for the new Civil Asset Forfeiture bill. Though the majority of us will never be affected by this personally, we are as a society.
Editor: Cynthia Coffman’s braggadocio in being the “only Republican attorney general in the country to attend an LGBT rally” leaves this citizen of 79 years thoroughly disgusted. Her blandishments of Colorado’s “equality” laws simply repeat a tiresome mantra designed to appeal to a highly select and numerically minimal portion of the state’s voting population.
Editor: Republicans in the U.S. Senate are secretly crafting a repeal of the Affordable Care Act. What has Sen. Cory Gardner told the citizens of Colorado about this bill? NOTHING! Why the secrecy? Why no open hearings? The ACA had 100 open hearings.
Editor: Regarding the story about the transgender teacher in Denver, it appears that some of the reporting on this teacher is failing to look at a great deal of evidence in contention, leading many troubled people astray.
Editor: Naturally, it’s the vice president of the National Association of Mining writing “Energy Department right to study impact of regulations on U.S. power grid.” Trump and the NAM are the only support the coal mining industry has.
June is the month of marriages, and we’d like to announce a big, fat, happy one in the political realm. Colorado Politics, a new digital publication launched last November, and the venerable, 118-year-old Colorado Statesman are joining forces. “We see it as a perfect match of speed and substance, immediacy and insight,” said Vince Bzdek, […]
Editor: The BRIDGE Act, introduced by a group of bipartisan senators, was written to maintain the legal status of 750,000 DACA recipients. These Dreamers are …
Editor: Colorado is a state that has seen its share of regrettable history, but one legacy we can be very proud of is that of Ralph Carr, who sacrificed his own career in defense of American citizens who were targeted because of their Japanese ancestry.
Editor, When does a measly $677 million annual sales-tax hit on Colorado taxpayers turn into a $9.5 BILLION bipartisan slush fund for unscrupulous politicians?