Words of defiance from state and Denver officials and a federal court’s ruling this week are pushing a dispute over Trump administration immigration policy closer to a confrontation before the U.S. Supreme Court.
H.R. 1: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act This was a vote to pass H.R. 1 in the House. H.R. 1 is the House Republican tax reform bill intended to reduce corporate and individual income taxes. However, it would increase the federal deficit by $1.7 trillion over the next decade. The Republicans hope the deficit will […]
WASHINGTON — Colorado U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner set off an angry response from environmentalists this week with his vote to allow oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Gardner is a member of the Senate committee that approved a bill to sell leases to oil companies that want to drill along Alaska’s northeast coast. […]
WASHINGTON — Two U.S. Senate hearings this week bring prospects for more federal support for the kind of medical research and preventive programs that have marked Colorado health care efforts in recent years. This week the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee heard witnesses describe promising treatments from gene editing. “We’re really on the […]
H.R. 3043: Hydropower Policy Modernization Act of 2017 This was a vote to pass H.R. 3043 in the House. H.R. 3043 is intended to modernize the regulatory permitting process and encourage the expansion of hydropower generation by improving administrative efficiency and accountability. It creates incentives for new hydropower infrastructure and reduces what the electrical generation […]