Senate Republicans shift liability for sanctuary cities from officeholders to taxpayers
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Colorado Senate Republicans shift liability for sanctuary cities from officeholders to taxpayers

Author: Joey Bunch - April 6, 2017 - Updated: July 31, 2017

Republicans tried and failed to pass a House bill in February to make public officials personally responsible for the crimes committed by undocumented residents in sanctuary cities. As we told you they would Tuesday, Senate Republicans will try to make crime victims whole by instead suing the municipality, not the policymakers. Senate Bill 281¬†will be […]

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.