For PrideFest this weekend in Denver, it’s worth an #ICYMI to revisit Out Front magazine’s showcase of the six members of the Colorado legislature’s cohesive LGBTQ Caucus. Speaking of which, Sunday at 11:30 a.m. on the west steps of the state Capitol, the LGBTQ Caucus and One Colorado will put on the Pride Rally for […]
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Vowing to fight President Donald Trump’s “disastrous agenda,” Democrat Joe Neguse, the son of Eritrean immigrants and a former CU regent, declared Tuesday he’s running for the 2nd Congressional District seat held by U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor.
Democrat Joe Neguse, executive director of the state Department of Regulatory Agencies and a former CU regent, is “near certain” to run for the 2nd Congressional District seat held by fellow Democrat Jared Polis, who announced Sunday morning he’s running for governor, according to a top Democratic strategist close to Neguse.
Did you catch a local friendly face in Elle magazine back in January? OK, I saw it on Twitter today. There’s state Rep. Leslie Herod of Denver right there in a big-time international fashion magazine. The piece is called “Why I ran,” a first-person narrative she shared with writers Mattie Kahn and Nana Agyemang. You can […]
Measures brought before the Colorado General Assembly in this legislative session have shown that the contentious national debate on immigration has been jolting our state’s politics as well. As the federal government has shifted its policies to penalize so-called sanctuary cities and aggressively deport immigrants, we’ve seen conflicting bills introduced here on whether our state […]
It’s a strange run-up to the home stretch at the Legislature. This week there will be floor votes and committee hearings same as the weeks before, but the whole endeavor seems to be operating in a suspended state, the major legislative projects of the year still hanging in the balance. The state’s $26.8 billion budget […]
Women incarcerated in Colorado don’t have adequate access to feminine hygiene products, and that’s an unnecessary affront to dignity, said Democratic state Reps. Leslie Herod and Faith Winter on Thursday. They proposed an amendment to the state’s $26.8 billion budget that would move $40,000 within the Department of Correction to solve the problem.
State Rep. Leslie Herod, a Denver Democrat, got plenty of advice when she recently asked several House members from both sides of the aisle to discuss their favorite ways to resolve conflicts at the Capitol. One legislator even cites reggae legend Bob Marley.