Mary MacCarthyFebruary 21, 20171min46
…do shoot down gun bills on the Democratic side of the aisle. ColoradoPolitics.com’s Peter Marcus and Joey Bunch engage in some horseplay while pointing out most state Senate Republican legislation expanding the rights of gun owners will be dead on arrival once in the hands of the Democratic-controlled state House. Alas, one party’s passion is another […]

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Mary MacCarthyFebruary 13, 20171min38
Was Patriots’ victory over the Falcons not just another match-up of the AFC and NFC but in fact, as ColoradoPolitics.com’s Peter Marcus contends, the “most political Super Bowl ever”? Marcus insists, “It was clearly a mandate on the Donald Trump presidency.” Bunch is, well, bemused, by today’s installment of the weekly face-off; seems like he showed […]

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State lawmakers are ready to crack down on something that might not be a problem at all in Colorado — that law enforcement might be taking more than they’re entitled to when criminals forfeit property. “I think it’s more about transparency … than anything else, making sure we focus on everything being reported, so we can […]

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One of the General Assembly’s leading voices for Colorado agriculture, state Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg tells ColoradoPolitics.com’s Joey Bunch that President Trump “will help” expand opportunities for the state’s ag exports to Pacific Rim nations despite the administration’s decision to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. Sonnenberg, a Sterling Republican, says, “…It’s vital to our national security to […]

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Mary MacCarthyJanuary 30, 20171min35
How will the 45th U.S. president be viewed for his impact on Colorado history? ColoradoPolitics.com’s Joey Bunch and Peter Marcus agree that the opening days of the Trump administration have amounted to a whirlwind of upheaval for our state, with Colorado’s local, state and federal elected officials not knowing what to expect next. But is that […]

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Mary MacCarthyJanuary 27, 20171min28
Refugees, immigrant-rights groups and lawmakers held another rally in Denver Thursday in the wake of President Trump’s controversial executive order on immigration and border security —  and as he’s expected to issue a second order targeting Syrian refugees and other immigrants from Muslim countries. This comes as a community center for refugees, Mango House in […]

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Colorado could see significant impacts stemming from President Donald Trump’s actions on immigration. Making good on a campaign promise, Trump on Wednesday signed executive actions aimed at quickly building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, punishing sanctuary cities and deporting undocumented immigrants. The so-called “sanctuary city” issue is perhaps the most intriguing for Colorado, with […]

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Mary MacCarthyJanuary 26, 20171min42
Immigrants-rights groups expressed solidarity in a demonstration at the State Capitol Wednesday as they awaited word of President Trump’s impending executive orders on immigration. The protest actions in Denver mirrored those organized around the country as the Trump administration moved to implement a promised crackdown on undocumented immigrants nationwide.

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Mary MacCarthyJanuary 25, 20171min29
“They’re cruel and inhumane, and maybe even possibly unconstitutional,” Democratic Rep. Joe Salazar of Thornton says of the announcements on immigration policy expected from President Trump today. Salazar has been one of the General Assembly’s most outspoken opponents of Trump’s call for a Muslim registry and a wall on the Mexican border. Colorado Politics’ Joey Bunch caught […]

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Mary MacCarthyJanuary 23, 20171min46
ColoradoPolitics.com’s Peter Marcus is pretty frustrated these days by all the on-again-off-again talk of bipartisanship in the 2017 legislative session. Do lawmakers mean it, or don’t they? Opening week, they were flying high with kumbayas all around; one week later, House Republicans already had accused ruling House Democrats of standing bipartisanship before a firing squad after the House […]

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