U.S. Sen. Mark Udall has a new routine. He wakes up every morning, puts on a suit and tie and then implores his colleagues on Capitol Hill to pass the wind production tax credit.
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Four new conservation projects in Colorado will add to the more than 20,000 work opportunities for low-income youth on public lands this summer.
Colorado lawmakers are searching everywhere for ways to create jobs, even now turning to landfills.
DENVER — Democratic legislative leaders touted a bill at the state Capitol on Monday afternoon that would give firms a bidding edge for using Colorado workers.
Flanked by carpenters, electricians, telecom workers and unemployed residents, state Sen. Evie Hudak, D-Westminter,…
DENVER– Seizing momentum on an upbeat first day of the 2012 session of the state legislature, House Minority Leader Mark Ferrandino, Democrat from Denver, encouraged members to cast aside gloomy predictions of election-year partisan gridlock and work together to pass bills to bolster the Colorado economy and create jobs for citizens across the state.
Former Colorado Congressman and anti-illegal immigration crusader Tom Tancredo has no patience with Republican presidential frontrunner Rick Perry, the Texas governor with the Hollywood hair who fired up the right when he announced his candidacy but who has stumbled under the national spotlight ever since. In the wake of last week’s GOP candidate debate, Tancredo decried Perry as an arrogant “name-calling, open border, pro-amnesty politician.”
What’s the difference between a Democrat and a Republican in Congress these days? In one key aspect, not a lot. They’re both talking about jobs, jobs, jobs. That much became apparent in a session last week in Denver when aides to U.S. Sen. Michael Bennett and U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter met with members of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society.
Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter’s office hosted a gathering of MoveOn.org enthusiasts and Perlmutter asked them to gather signatures for a petition to be presented to House Speaker John Boehner, asking for job creation legislation.
The announcement late last week that three Colorado sawmills are being let out of pre-recession timber contracts with the U.S. Forest Service was met with relief from U.S. Sen. Mark Udall and skepticism among some in the conservation community who say the move will only have short-term impacts.