Word that the White House could begin cracking down on the marijuana trade in states that have legalized the drug drew swift rebuke Thursday from Democratic lawmakers in Colorado, the first state to cultivate a recreational pot industry.
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Colorado-based political communications specialist Owen Loftus has landed a spot on the American Association of Political Consultants’ prestigious 40 Under 40 list, the trade organization announced Thursday.
Stephanie Donner, chief legal and people officer for Galvanize, Inc., and former chief legal counsel for Gov. John Hickenlooper, has joined the Keystone Policy Center’s Board of Trustees, the nonprofit announced Thursday.
The future of health care has been in the news a lot recently. The intended repeal of the Affordable Care Act, commonly called “Obamacare” has generated more questions than answers. However, one thing is for certain. The upcoming plight of Colorado’s rural hospitals is not in question. Last year, the state Legislature voted not to […]
Two Lakewood Democrats say they’re likely to run next year for the 7th Congressional District seat represented by U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter if the six-term incumbent Democrat jumps in the race for governor. State Rep. Brittany Pettersen told The Colorado Statesman this week that she will run for the suburban congressional seat if Perlmutter seeks […]
Gov. John Hickenlooper laughed at the suggestion but wouldn’t rule out a run for president in 2020 in an appearance Monday evening on CNN’s OutFront with Erin Burnett show.
State Senate Minority Leader Lucia Guzman’s death penalty repeal bill, SB 95, will be heard Wednesday afternoon in the Senate Judiciary Committee. How will it fare? The Statesman considered the case in mid-January. Some points to again consider. Guzman Guzman, a well-liked, thoughtful Methodist pastor, is still perhaps the best choice on the Democratic side […]