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Udall Silent on Bloomberg’s Comments on Colorado

mark-udall-300bloombergOne of Senator Mark Udall’s biggest supporters is taking heat for remarks he made about Colorado.  Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg Continue reading

Restoring Colorado Stops Campaign to Regroup

COLORADO-STATE-FLAGThe folks behind Restoring Colorado, an effort to change how the state legislature is made up, are shutting down their campaign for the year.  The group says they just don’t have enough money to pay petitioners to gather signatures to Continue reading

Audit Shows Long Wait Times for Veterans

VETERANSAn internal audit of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) showed over 57,000 veterans are currently waiting more than 90 days to get a first appointment, while another 64,000 may have never received an appointment at all despite enrolling and requesting one.  Last week, Continue reading

Gardner Votes for Rural Domestic Violence Legislation

gardnerColorado Congressman Cory Gardner and Texas Congressman Pete Gallego successfully passed an amendment to the Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Act that would increase funding for rural domestic violence and child abuse prevention programs. The amendment passed by a voice vote.  The amendment is seen as an important step Continue reading