Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper made official on Monday what many suspected: He is running for president.
Colorado senator Michael Bennet has yet to address developments in the Jussie Smollett controversy, despite having been one of many politicians who quickly jumped on the original report in late January that the black and openly gay actor had been the victim of a racially and politically motivated attack.
Jena Griswold, the newly elected secretary of state in Colorado, advocates transparency for state lawmakers, yet recently declined to disclose internal communications from her office about the “National Popular Vote” effort that would be a constitutional workaround to the Electoral College.
Colorado senator Michael Bennet, estimated as having a net worth of $16 million, said on Sunday income inequality is the most pressing concern in the country, ranking above health care, voting rights, campaign finance reform, or the “green new deal” currently being proposed by the party’s far left flank in the House of Representatives.
The Colorado Secretary of State’s office has given the initial go-ahead for an investigation into a campaign finance complaint alleging Google co-founder Sergey Brin’s charitable foundation made a dark money campaign finance donation supporting a ballot initiative that would have greatly restricted new oil and gas drilling in that state.
A complaint filed in Colorado is asking the newly elected Democratic secretary of state to investigate a donation from the Sergey Brin Family Foundation to one of the state’s leading liberal organizations, ProgressNow Colorado.
A school teacher and union leader in Colorado has been put on leave for calling a Covington Catholic student a member of the Hitler Youth, and a resident who criticized the teacher was escorted from a school board meeting following a heated assembly.
A newspaper columnist and nonprofit president announced last week he would not comply with a gun ban ordinance passed in his Colorado hometown.