Tag Archives: Coloradans

Coloradans Hit The Road For Thanksgiving

The number of Coloradans traveling more than 50 miles from their homes for the Thanksgiving holiday is expected to increase for the 10th straight year.  AAA is estimating that approximately 865 thousand Coloradans will Continue reading

What Tax Code Changes Would You Like To See?

Senator Cory Gardner is looking for input from Coloradans on the changes they would like to see to the United States tax system. Gardner’s staff is currently taking suggestions on how the tax code could be simplified in order to promote Continue reading

5,000 Coloradans Withdraw Voter Registration

Around 5,000 Coloradans have voluntarily withdrawn their voter registration since President Trump’s Election Integrity Commission announced they would ask states for publicly available voter roll data. Colorado’s Secretary of State Wayne Williams says there’s no evidence that the 5,000 people who Continue reading

Busy Travel Conditions For 4th Of July Weekend

A record number of Coloradans are expected to travel this Fourth of July weekend. According to AAA, 760,000 Coloradans will journey 50 miles or more from home this weekend, a 3% increase over last year. Experts attribute the increase to Colorado’s historically low unemployment Continue reading

Coloradans Hit The Road For Thanksgiving

holiday-travelThe number of Coloradans traveling more than 50 miles from their homes for the Thanksgiving holiday is expected to increase for the 9th straight year.  AAA is estimating that approximately 791 thousand Coloradans or 14.5% of the population will travel away from home for the Thanksgiving Continue reading

Coloradans Warned of Tax Season Scams

SCAMS-300Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman is once again warning Coloradans to avoid falling victim to IRS tax scams. While tax scammers operate year round, their efforts intensify this time of the year. These attempts to swindle often begin with callers claiming to be federal Internal Revenue Service agents seeking immediate payment of taxes. Continue reading

Ballots Being Mailed Out Next Week

Ballot-300In a week, county clerks will begin mailing out ballots for the November 3rd election, but Coloradans can take a sneak peek now at what their ballots will look like. Registered voters — or those who want to register for the election — can go to GoVoteColorado.com to update their information and take a look at this year’s sample Continue reading

Tipton Speaks About ColoWyo on House Floor

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday to continue to pressure U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to take every action necessary to save the 220 jobs at the Colowyo Mine. Tipton met with Secretary Jewell and Western Colorado leaders in Continue reading

CPW Wants Boaters to Take the Pledge to Boat Safely

boatingColoradans are urged to ‘take the pledge’ to make this summer safe. According to the U.S. Coast Guard’s 2014 Recreational Boating Safety Statistics, more than 11 million boats are registered in the United States and more than $38 million was lost in property damage in 2014. Parks and Wildlife managers are asking boaters Continue reading

New Law Exempts Military Personnel from State Income Tax

income taxA new law in Colorado has removed a state income tax requirement for Coloradans in the military. Colorado residents who join the military are picking other states of residence to save thousands of dollars in income tax. Even soldiers stationed at Fort Carson who are longtime Colorado natives have declared residency in Continue reading

Gardner Blasts President for Keystone Veto

gardnerSenator Cory Gardner has some harsh words for President Obama, over his veto of a bill to begin building the Keystone XL Pipeline. Gardner said that “Last November, Coloradans and Americans voted for a change. They voted for a Congress that could work together and pass legislation that benefits all of us. Unfortunately, with his veto of the bill to build the Continue reading

Bill Would Prevent Lawmakers from Getting Paid, if no Balanced Budget

gardnerLegislation has been drafted that would block members of Congress from receiving their salaries unless their chamber of Congress has passed a budget that balances within ten years. The Balanced Budget Accountability Act would also prohibit tax increases unless three-fifths of both chambers of Congress vote in favor of them. Colorado Senator Cory Gardner is a supporter of the Continue reading