U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Colorado Democrat, is warning against underestimating Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell’s ability to pass legislation overhauling the nation’s health care system — even if the bill appears to be on the ropes.
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The Colorado town that charges a dime for plastic bag and a puts an extra tax on your sugary soda might have its eyes on your straws next. That’s the word Tuesday from Alex Burness of the Boulder Daily Camera. There’s a public education campaign afoot called Suck the Straws Out of Boulder to talk […]
…Courtesy of Colorado Peak Politics. The other day we cited Colorado Pols’ insights on which Republicans might want to vie for one of the longer shots in state politics — representing the GOP in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Jared Polis in the decidedly Democratic 2nd Congressional District. Citing “speculation,” Pols named state Sen. […]
No sooner had U.S. Rep. Jared Polis announced his plans to run for Colorado governor next year than we hear that activist and businessman Ken Toltz will seek Polis’ seat in Congress from the 2nd Congressional District. Toltz has been a player in Colorado politics for awhile, but he’s perhaps best known as the founder […]
…And the conclusion of the recent, city-commissioned survey on the subject is: … not for everyone — despite the college town’s reputation as a center of free thinking, social engagement and open minds. Particularly, “… those outside the Boulder majority — that is, affluent, liberal, heterosexual white people — feel less welcome on average in the city,” […]
The world’s largest Catholic fraternal organization is coming out swinging against a bill sponsored by state Rep. Joe Salazar to cancel Columbus Day as a state holiday in Colorado. The Knights of Columbus — named in honor of explorer Christopher Columbus — is opposing House Bill 1327, saying the legislation is based on “fake history” […]
State Rep. Joe Salazar, a Thornton Democrat, on Friday introduced a bill to cancel Columbus Day as a state holiday in Colorado and instead offer state employees a floating day off in October.