At a February Town Hall meeting, Congresswoman Diana DeGette covered issues including global security, the use of eminent domain for highway projects, the pros and cons of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, and whether energy companies should reveal the chemical composition of fracking fluids.
Without exception, the state budget is the top concern of our northeast area legislators. Because of Colorado’s fiscal Gordian knot, the legislature’s focus will be on what further cuts to make despite healthy state revenues.
After a change in federal loan money, health cooperatives nationwide are shutting down, including the Colorado HealthOp.
Buried among the Affordable Care Act’s thousand pages is a small section about a different health care option—a cooperative (a consumer-oriented and operated plan). “The whole point of a cooperative is to get the best product to the consumer and make our consumers healthy rather than make money,” Charles Holum said. Holum, a Park Hill […]
Black Lives Matter 5280 distributed 2,500 flyers in Stapleton the night of Aug. 8, 2015. The flyer informed residents that the community’s namesake, Mayor Benjamin Stapleton, had been a member of the Ku Klux Klan and the name “Stapleton” should be changed. Bianca Pullen, representing the group, says about 25 volunteers participated in this action, […]
How successful were legislators in passing bills they had identified as high priority for this session?
Pat Schroeder reflects on her time as Colorado Congresswoman and shares thoughts about politics today.
To better acquaint readers with legislators, the Front Porch asked local state senators and representatives to share their knowledge and views on some of the big issues this year.
NE Denver residents will find the following candidates on their ballot: US Senate Mark Udall-D As a lifelong Westerner, I hold an unwavering belief in the promise of our state and our people. I’ve proven that I can successfully work across party lines to keep Colorado moving forward. I am focused on building a stronger middle […]
Ballots are being mailed in early October. Here is information about the candidates and issues NE Denver residents will find on their ballots.