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Colorado joins 16 states suing Trump administration over border wall ‘national emergency’

Colorado joins 16 states suing Trump administration over border wall ‘national emergency’

Colorado has signed onto a multi-state lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s declaration of a national emergency to obtain funding for a border wall with Mexico. “Colorado will join at least…

Trump’s national emergency for border wall does nothing for immigration reform

Trump’s national emergency for border wall does nothing for immigration reform

President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to tap into billions of dollars Congress declined to give him for his long-promised southwestern border wall that he’s always said…

Senate approves bill that restores Land and Water Conservation Fund

Senate approves bill that restores Land and Water Conservation Fund

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday approved the Natural Resources Management Act that includes permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund that Congress allowed to expire last fall. The…

Johnston: Forget wall, shutdown politics and focus on employer enforcement

Johnston: Forget wall, shutdown politics and focus on employer enforcement

With the federal government facing another partial shutdown on Friday over border-security funding – just three weeks after the longest such shutdown in history – Vail native and U.S. Senate…

Hickenlooper calls on Northam to resign, decries divisiveness of President Trump

Hickenlooper calls on Northam to resign, decries divisiveness of President Trump

Former Democratic Colorado governor and Denver mayor John Hickenlooper told the Rev. Al Sharpton in an MSNBC interview on Saturday that Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam must resign in the wake…

Johnston running to take on Gardner in Colorado’s 2020 U.S. Senate race

Johnston running to take on Gardner in Colorado’s 2020 U.S. Senate race

Vail native Mike Johnston, a former Democratic state senator from Denver, has thrown his hat into the increasingly crowded ring of candidates looking to take on Republican U.S. Sen. Cory…

Poll: Independent voters care deeply about energy, environment, giving Polis clear mandate

Poll: Independent voters care deeply about energy, environment, giving Polis clear mandate

Energy and environmental issues ranked as the top concern for independent voters in Colorado’s recent governor’s race that saw Democrat and renewable-energy champion Jared Polis win in a landslide, according…

As Bennet, Neguse roll out CORE Act, senator declines to discuss White House plans

As Bennet, Neguse roll out CORE Act, senator declines to discuss White House plans

Democratic Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet on Friday told reporters he has no timeline he’s willing to share on when or if he’ll announce a 2020 presidential bid, and then he…

Roberts’ bill to create public health insurance option clears committee

Roberts’ bill to create public health insurance option clears committee

Democratic state Rep. Dylan Roberts this week saw two of his health care bills pass critical committee tests, including a bill to create a public health care option that will…

Local Rep. Roberts backs Polis order on electric vehicles

Local Rep. Roberts backs Polis order on electric vehicles

Gov. Jared Polis last week moved to adopt California’s Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) standard, issuing an executive order that drew praise from local lawmaker Dylan Roberts of Eagle. “This is…