State Rep. Justin Everett, a Littleton Republican, ranked highest among Colorado lawmakers in the annual Principles of Liberty scorecard, the conservative organization announced Saturday at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver.
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By one measure, state Rep. Justin Everett, a House Republican serving his third term in the Colorado General Assembly, and state Reps. Chris Hansen and Chris Kennedy, a pair of Democrats in their first terms, stand as far apart as any lawmakers at the Capitol, based on the votes they cast in the just-completed 2017 […]
Republican lawmakers have revived and revamped controversial legislation targeting so-called sanctuary jurisdictions and the politicians who support the policies behind them, although the new bill would only subject elected officials to lawsuits, not criminal prosecution.
Colorado’s campus free speech bill on Tuesday won a unanimous 64-0 vote on the state House floor. It was another triumph of bipartisan support for a bill that was early linked in the minds of lawmakers to contentious conservative cable-news narratives but that broke increasingly free with each committee and floor debate to be embraced […]
Happy halfway mark. On Wednesday, lawmakers will arrive at this year’s legislative session midpoint. Many of the House and Senate minority party bills doomed to die in committee have lived their brief and sometimes newsmaking lives. Now many of the bills doomed to die at the hands of the opposite chamber majority party will meet […]
State Sen. Tim Neville, a Littleton Republican, was determined to send his hot-button campus free speech bill to the lower chamber with strong support from Democrats as well as Republicans — and he succeeded. Senate Bill 62 is a response to the war around expression being waged largely by conservative media outlets who think speech […]
On Friday, state Senate Democrats attempted to amend a campus free speech bill to include voter registration activity among the kinds of “speech” the bill marks out in particular for protection. All 18 Senate Republicans voted down the amendment on the Senate floor. Democrats took turns speaking in favor of the amendment. The bill now […]
State Rep. Stephen Humphrey is feeling optimistic that Democrats and liberal interest groups will join with Republicans and conservative interest groups to support the campus free speech bill he’s sponsoring this year with Sen. Tim Neville. “I haven’t counted any votes yet, but I haven’t heard anyone say they have major concerns,” Humphrey said in […]
State Rep. Dave Williams swung hard on national television Wednesday at opponents of legislation the Colorado Springs Republican introduced earlier in the week to subject politicians to lawsuits and criminal charges if they’ve helped establish “sanctuary” cities in Colorado.