Today, Democratic congressional candidate Sal Pace blasted Third District incumbent Republican Scott Tipton for voting against a 10 percent cut in the congressional franking budget, which pays for communications conducted with constituents by sitting members of Congress.
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A unanimous federal appeals court ruling issued in Boston today found the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional in that it discriminates against same-sex couples. The ruling is a victory for the Obama administration and supporters of both gay rights and states’ rights and a blow for the national anti-gay marriage movement and for Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, who filed a controversial and critics say confused amicus brief in the case last year in support of the embattled federal law.
The fight over America’s energy policy has a new battleground: the Department of Defense budget.
In the American West, the battle for control of water never really ends, but on Tuesday a major agreement among key Colorado players promised greater future cooperation to get more water to more people more consistently. The Colorado River Cooperative Agreement was signed by Denver Water and representatives from Grand County, Summit County, the Colorado River District and the Clinton Ditch & Reservoir Company.
Colorado Democratic Congressmen Ed Perlmutter and Jared Polis were among only 38 members of the U.S. House of Representatives to vote in favor of a bipartisan compromise budget that would have raised taxes and cut spending.
Eight of Colorado’s nine congressional delegates are calling for the extension of the federal wind production tax credit to be added to the nation’s pending payroll tax reduction package.
LAKEWOOD– Joe Coors Jr., 69, great grandson of 19th-century beer-magnate Adolph Coors, formally announced today that he is running to unseat Democratic Congressman Ed Perlmutter, who is now serving his third term in Colorado’s seventh district.
Several members of Colorado’s congressional delegation have testified in Denver District Court this week about the ongoing redistricting process challenged by both Republicans and Democrats after the state legislature failed to come up with a plan last session.