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Deadline To Affiliate As Republican Or Democrat Tomorrow

Vote_CheckmarkIf you plan to vote in the local primary elections next month, Friday is the final day to affiliate yourself as either Republican or Democrat. You must affiliate with one party or the other to participate as Colorado utilizes a closed primary system, in which only registered party members may participate in the primary. If you are an Continue reading

Clinton Looking At Hickenlooper For VP

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has made it onto the short of Vice Presidential candidates for presumptive Presidential Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. According to political website TheHill.COM Hickenlooper is one of five possible running mates that could be chosen by Clinton. Hickenlooper remained a Clinton supporter even Continue reading

Colorado May Switch Back To Primaries

Vote_CheckmarkHaving enough space for everyone to participate in caucuses across Colorado was a big issue on Super Tuesday, especially in areas near Denver where voters were turned away simply because there was not enough room.  Because of this party leaders from both the Republicans and Democrats have Continue reading

Super Tuesday Caucuses Today

Vote_CheckmarkColoradans will vote today to elect a presidential candidate or delegates to represent them moving forward in the election process. The Presidential caucus process for Democrats and Republicans is substantially different. Democrats will actually vote to determine which Continue reading

Coffman Responds to Hickenlooper’s Complaint

COFFMANColorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is responding to Governor John Hickenlooper’s complaint to the state Supreme Court about lawsuits she filed against the federal government over his objections. Coffman filed a motion Continue reading

Coffman Won’t Run Against Bennet

mike coffman 200Republican Representative Mike Coffman is not going to challenge incumbent Senator Michael Bennet in next year’s election. Coffman said in a statement yesterday that he will instead run for re-election in his congressional seat in Denver’s southeastern suburbs. National Republicans had pressured Coffman to run, thinking he was Continue reading

Wilderness Designations Get New Life

WILDERNESSConservation groups hope their latest attempt to designate 90-square-miles in the heart of Colorado ski country as wilderness will have better luck now that Representative Jared Polis has a seat on the House Natural Resources Committee. The Colorado Continue reading

Senate Committee Limits Secret Science by EPA

EPA-300A Senate committee voted yesterday to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from using ‘secret science’ to back its regulations. The vote in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee came after the GOP-controlled House repeatedly approved the bill. It previous was stalled in the Democratic-majority Senate. Continue reading

House to Debate Budget Bill

co-state-capitol-300The Colorado House begins debate on the state’s $25 billion budget for next year. The Republican-controlled Senate approved the spending plan last week, with nearly every Democrat voting no after GOP lawmakers rejected most of their Continue reading

Gay Conversion Therapy Bill Taken up in Senate

co-state-capitol-300A Democrat-sponsored proposal to forbid therapists from trying to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of a person under 18 faces its first vote – and toughest test – in the Republican-controlled Senate. With the bill, Continue reading

Senate Advances Bill to Repeal Magazine Limits

AR GUNColorado Senate Republicans advanced legislation to repeal a Democrat-sponsored law that limits the size of ammunition magazines in response to mass shootings. The 2013 law that bans the sale of ammunition magazines that hold more than 15 rounds passed when Democrats controlled both statehouse chambers. Continue reading

House Bans Gay Conversion Therapy for Minors

co-state-capitol-300A measure to forbid Colorado mental health professionals from practicing gay conversation therapy with minors has cleared the state House. The proposal passed on a 35-29 vote with one Republican, Representative Daniel Thurlow of Continue reading