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Hickenlooper cheers removal of Canyons of the Ancients from Trump hit list

Hickenlooper cheers removal of Canyons of the Ancients from Trump hit list

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday lauded a decision by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to essentially leave Canyons of the Ancients National Monument in Colorado alone, with…

Colorado SOS Williams hits back at Trump election commission after Kobach comments

Colorado SOS Williams hits back at Trump election commission after Kobach comments

Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams late last week pushed back against the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity after its co-chair, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, said Colorado voters…

Rural areas eyeing massive health insurance price hikes as BCRA stalls in Senate

Rural areas eyeing massive health insurance price hikes as BCRA stalls in Senate

With overall health care reform stuck in the Senate, where a proposed bill has been described as terrible for Colorado and other largely rural states that expanded Medicaid, news came…

Starting with visas, some lawmakers still working toward commonsense immigration reform

Starting with visas, some lawmakers still working toward commonsense immigration reform

Editor’s note: On Monday, July 17, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly announced a one-time increase in H-2B non-farm work visas of 15,000 for fiscal 2017. Commonsense and bipartisanship are…

Gardner vote on oil and gas methane rule targeted by conservation groups

Gardner vote on oil and gas methane rule targeted by conservation groups

Colorado’s conservation community cheered and energy-extraction groups condemned on Wednesday as the U.S. Senate voted 51-49 not to use the Congressional Review Act to rescind a U.S. Bureau of Land…

Spicer denial of Nazi chemical weapons use draws ire of Colorado congressman

Spicer denial of Nazi chemical weapons use draws ire of Colorado congressman

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, a Democrat from Boulder, Colo., sharply criticized White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s denial that Adolf Hitler used chemical weapons during World War II. Spicer made…

Congress works to repeal federal methane rules modeled after Colorado regulations

Congress works to repeal federal methane rules modeled after Colorado regulations

Depending on which side of the issue you talk to — oil and gas industry advocates or members of Colorado’s conservation community — Congress is about to gut crucial and…

Hickenlooper, Houses Dems call on Trump to rescind divisive Muslim travel-ban order

Hickenlooper, Houses Dems call on Trump to rescind divisive Muslim travel-ban order

Colorado House Democrats on Tuesday joined Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper in condemning the Trump administration’s travel ban executive order barring refugees and citizens from seven majority-Muslim countries where President Donald…

Colorado lawmakers slam, support Trump travel-ban order

Colorado lawmakers slam, support Trump travel-ban order

Members of Colorado’s congressional delegation from both sides of the aisle continued to criticize President Donald Trump’s executive order imposing a travel ban on citizens from seven majority-Islamic nations, although…

Trump throws water on Mexico firestorm, tosses gas on debate over Muslim refugees

Trump throws water on Mexico firestorm, tosses gas on debate over Muslim refugees

President Donald Trump on Friday took steps to cool off his anti-immigration battle with Mexico but just as quickly enraged practitioners of the world’s second-largest religion by targeting Muslims seeking…

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