“I look forward to the new Republican majority taking up and passing the Keystone jobs bill early in the new year,” the Kentucky Republican said Tuesday, shortly after the bill fell one vote short of the 60 votes needed to advance. He was joined by incoming Senate Energy Committee Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, who said the fight wasn’t over.
“They’re actually going to have to listen to us,” said Loveland Rep. Brian DelGrosso, the GOP leader in the House, where Democrats will hold a 34-31 majority, compared with the 37-28 lead they had two years ago.
“It is disappointing,” said Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan, who was behind a similar ballot initiative rejected by Aurora voters in 2012. “We hope that the economy keeps improving and that more money comes in that we can allocate to public works and transportation-related projects, or we’re going to have to look hard at taking money away from other projects and putting it into transportation projects.”
Juliet Piccone, a lawyer who has represented several clients cited for having a banned breed says the fight is not over for pit bull advocates in Colorado. She says advocates are looking to what they can do at the state level
Crane said the company the county contracts with to host the website, a Florida-based election software company called SOE, had problems with their servers on Election Day.
Landrieu is an underdog to win a fourth term in a runoff next month with GOP Rep. Bill Cassidy. She’s a supporter of the Canada-to-Texas pipeline but was unable to win a vote on it, which has been a flash point in her race. Cassidy’s version recently passed the House and GOP leaders immediately scheduled another vote on it for Thursday
“You’re number 18,” Cadman told a senator, handing him a jersey and underscoring the importance of Republicans remaining unified given their one-seat majority.
DENVER | Colorado Republicans are meeting to pick new leaders for the state Senate. The GOP is expected to hold a one-seat majority in the upper chamber. It will be the first time Republicans have controlled the chamber since 2004. Democrats are expected to retain a narrow majority in the House. That means the Senate will be […]