The House of Representatives tried twice to approve a repeal and replace bill and scraped by with a four-vote margin.It’s been downhill ever since in the Senate where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell promised action before the Fourth of July break only to back off because he was unable to round up 50 votes
Immigrants do not make America more dangerous. They make it more prosperous. APS board member Cathy Wildman, however, does not strengthen our city with her leadership, she insults it. She should be ashamed of herself.
Many of these immigrants who are threatened with deportation are fully integrated into our communities. There are over half of a million immigrant residents in Colorado — they work, pay taxes and spend their money here. Not only would the cost of mass deportations result in an astronomical amount of taxpayers’ dollars lost, but our local economies would suffer from the loss these immigrant contributions in terms of labor, local spending and tax dollars
For decades we have failed to overhaul an immigration system that has not evolved with a changing global economy. America’s needs have shifted and we need immigration laws that match the economic realities of 2016
Senate Republicans this week were successful in dragging a misguided plan to close Connect For Health Colorado out of a legislative committee on a party-line vote
Home buyers are forced to spend more money to fix problems not identified and these uncertified home inspectors continue to reap the profits and escape legal liability by filling broad disclaimers. In Colorado, there have been some cases of home inspectors allegedly sexually assaulting a minor female, and burglarizing homes
No amount of shushing by the librarians could quiet a contemptuous crowd drunk on Woody Guthrie songs and looking for some assurance regarding their insurance (health care, that is)
Why are protesters milling around the streets of our cities holding up misspelled signs and promising revolution? The argument ended early Wednesday morning when the votes were counted. Trump won.
71 will make changing the Colorado constitution so difficult that only powerful corporations will have the capacity to bring amendments before the voters. The result is that the people of Colorado, from every region, and across the political spectrum, will have less political power not more. 71 is yet another way to rig the system against the citizens.
For Republicans grappling with immigration in 2013, opposing the Senate’s Gang of Eight plan was more than just splitting hairs on the particulars of a bill – or advocating a “slower” approach, as the Post characterized it. Rather it was a decision that doomed reform in an attempt to appease anti-immigrant hardliners in the conservative base.