State House Democrats joined Republicans late Wednesday night to vote down a bill that has made waves in various versions the last three years for championing the civil rights of the state’s homeless population. After nearly six hours of emotional testimony, the “Right to Rest Act,” House Bill 1314, sponsored by state Democratic Reps. Joe […]
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Although it starts with a splash of levity, the House Republican caucus’s weekly video update quickly moves onto more serious ground. “This is Jim Wilson from Salida, Colorado,” says state Rep. Yuelin Willett, R-Grand Junction, as his serious gaze dissolves into a grin and an imposing figure enters the frame, shooing away the imposter. “Not […]
What do fine speeches filled with lofty sentiment matter? Maybe a lot. The work-week ended Friday with the inauguration of Donald Trump. It began Monday with the celebration of Martin Luther King Day. It was a week of mixed national feelings, a week of victorious jubilation and bitter protest demonstration.
DENVER — Good morning, and happy Thursday — Colorado’s second day with state legislators inside the state Capitol working — yikes! A couple of things of note for you this a.m.: First, Gov. John Hickenlooper prepares this morning to take to the House of Representatives dais to deliver his second-from-last State of the State speech […]
With many Republican leaders – including some in Colorado – recently withdrawing their support or renouncing GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump after the release of a 2005 video recording of Trump bragging of what many consider sexual abuse of women, the Trump campaign in Colorado on Thursday, Oct. 13, touted the support of several Colorado […]