U.S. Sen John Hickenlooper is asking the Small Business Administration to lift a cap on loans available to small businesses dealing with fiscal challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse is one of the founders of the bipartisan Congressional Intellectual Property Promotion and Piracy Prevention Caucus, which launched on Friday to promote legislation combatting domestic and international piracy and also to work with consumer groups and intellectual property owners.
U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper is the first Democrat in 42 years to chair two subcommittees in his or her first year in office, his office said Tuesday.
Chris Meagher, a former spokesman for the Colorado Democratic Party and veteran communications adviser to several leading Democrats, has been hired as a deputy White House press secretary.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to review a Colorado case that questioned how clearly attorneys must communicate the immigration consequences of a guilty plea to their clients, an issue which Attorney General Phil Weiser had argued the justices need not decide.
The legislative package passed by a mostly party-line vote of 227-200, with eight Republicans voting for it and one Democrat voting against it.
In a letter also signed by 34 of their Democratic colleagues, the lawmakers asked Biden to create a task force headed by the new position to coordinate efforts to combat what they call "a persistent and growing gun violence problem," which they say are currently segregated across federal agencies.
"Today, I offer this division of labor: Keep states focused on intercity and interstate corridors — with resources from the National Highway Performance Program," Denver Mayor Michael Hancock testified remotely. "Two, use the Surface Transportation Block Grants to local areas to lift the economy — from the local level up — and accelerate progress on the key priorities before us."
The Judicial Conference has labeled Colorado as a "judicial emergency" due to high numbers of case filings in the seven-judge district court. One of the seats has been vacant since 2019, and the Biden administration has not yet sent a nomination to the U.S. Senate.
The companies manufacturing COVID-19 vaccines told a House panel led by Rep. Diana DeGette on Tuesday that they expect to deliver an additional 140 million doses in the next five weeks, vastly increasing the supply to date and making it possible for most Americans to be inoculated by the end of summer.
The number of civil cases filed in federal court in Colorado rose by 39% between 2000 and 2019, and the administrative body for the judiciary has called for two additional judges to handle the workload in the state. However, the rate of cases that make it to trial has slowly dropped over the past two decades, now comprising less than 1% of civil cases annually.
The Pentagon's watchdog will investigate the Trump administration's January decision to uproot the headquarters of U.S. Space Command from Colorado Springs and move it to Huntsville, Ala., officials announced Friday.
The Colorado Wilderness Act from U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette and the CORE Act from U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse are among the eight public lands bills that the House passed in the prior Congress, and are destined for another vote by the full chamber without needing committee consideration first.
Colorado U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper will chair a new Senate subcommittee on science and space, his office announced Friday.
U.S. Rep. Jason Crow has reintroduced a measure that would establish a memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to those soldiers who served in the global war on terrorism.
U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn on Thursday introduced a resolution in Congress to honor the life and legacy of Rush Limbaugh, the pioneering talk radio host who entertained millions and shaped conservative politics for decades.
State legislative leaders on Monday made their choices known for their picks for the congressional and legislative redistricting commissions that will begin work later this year to redraw the state’s 100 legislative districts and rework the state’s congressional district maps.
The Biden administration has responded to a Denver dispensary's petition in the U.S. Supreme Court by arguing that federal law makes no exception for “state-legal marijuana,” and that states such as Colorado may not authorize businesses to violate that law.
"Am I disappointed that we weren’t able to secure the sufficient number of votes to convict? Of course," Neguse said in the interview posted online Monday.
U.S. Rep. Ken Buck and 10 other Republican House members have written to Facebook’s independent oversight board to allege uneven censorship of conservative political views on the social media site, following the decision to remove former President Donald Trump from the platform in early January.
The verdict came on the fifth day of Trump's historic second impeachment trial, following hours of arguments presented by House impeachment managers — including two Colorado lawmakers — and lawyers for the former president.
The former Olympian was wearing a U.S. Olympic team jacket while inside the Capitol, making it easier for federal prosecutors to identify him.
Take a look at Neguse's career with our coverage of the lawmaker's bills, campaigns, town halls and more over the years:
"You don’t need to take my word for it, that the insurrections acted at Donald Trump’s direction," the Denver Democrat told senators, opening the third day of Trump's second impeachment trial. "They said so. They were invited here. They were invited by the president of the United States."
The Second Draw Paycheck Protection Program, which offers forgivable loans covering certain business costs of borrowers during the COVID-19 pandemic, allows for up to $2 million in assistance.
U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette is calling the five leading COVID-19 vaccine makers before her congressional subcommittee to find out what they're doing to speed up production, her office said Monday evening.
In a letter to state Democratic Party chair Morgan Carroll, the state's three elected Democratic National Committee members — Joe Salazar, Jeri Shepherd and Radhika Nath — demanded what appears to be an unprecedented "public censure" of Hickenlooper "for his support of a hateful, xenophobic, and racist amendment offered by Republicans Senators."
Bennet — along with senators from Delaware, Pennsylvania and Virginia — had bucked former President Barack Obama in 2015 by voting to authorize the pipeline. Obama ultimately vetoed that bill and then rejected the pipeline.
Colorado Springs Republican Eli Bremer, an Olympian and former chairman of the El Paso County GOP, told Colorado Politics he asked an acquaintance to reserve a series of internet domain names this week to make sure they're available in case he decides to challenge U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet ne…
Some members of the legal community are expressing concern about the decision of Colorado’s U.S. senators to recommend a former prosecutor and current corporate attorney to fill a federal judicial vacancy, after the Biden administration had previously requested candidates from “historically underrepresented” legal experiences.
Key House Democrats plan to meet with President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris Friday "to report on where we go from here," on the package, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said.
"The Spotlight Act would reverse the Treasury Department’s inexplicable rule that allows dark money donors to hide in the shadows and avoid disclosure. The American people have a right to know who is spending money in their elections.”
In a campaign video released Thursday, Donovan took aim at Boebert's notoriety as a pistol-packing defender of the Second Amendment.
“These positions are vital to ensuring we have a fair criminal justice and judicial system that protects public safety, promotes equity, and upholds the rule of law,” wrote Sens. John Hickenlooper and Michael Bennet to President Joe Biden on Wednesday.
U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn of Colorado Springs cited political pressure exerted on Air Force leaders to locate the command in Huntsville, Ala., and irregularities in how the Pentagon judged the contest. The Republican also noted efforts by lawmakers in California, Tennessee and New Mexico to challenge the move.
The freshman lawmaker will sit on the Senate committees on Energy and Natural Resources; Health, Education, Labor and Pensions; Commerce, Science, and Transportation; and Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
The Closing the Loophole on Interstate Firearm Sales Act, which U.S. Rep. Jason Crow has termed the Colorado Loophole Act, would prohibit a federally-licensed firearms dealer from transferring a long gun to a recipient who does not live — or whom the seller believes does not live — in the state where the business is located.
Ernest Luning: "The way things are shaping up, Bennet might also be going longer than any other recent Colorado senator without drawing a serious challenger."
Kacey Wulff, senior adviser for COVID-19 response, resilience and recovery for Gov. Jared Polis, has left the Polis administration and returned to the federal Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at the Department of Health and Human Services. Her new job, as chief of staff to the assistant secretary, began on January 21.
Several Colorado criminal justice leaders signed a nationwide bipartisan letter Monday, asking President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris to immediately take action to end the federal death penalty in the U.S.
Former state Rep. Joe Salazar, one of the first Colorado politicians to endorse Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential bid, is considering mounting a challenge against U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet in the 2022 primary, Colorado Politics has learned.
A Colorado man who threatened to kill House Speaker Nancy Pelosi last week and drove to Washington D.C. — planning to attend the riot at the U.S. Capitol — hauled more than 2,500 rounds of ammunition, a handgun and a rifle in his camper-style trailer, according to documents filed in federal court Wednesday.
The Colorado delegation fell along party lines Wednesday as the House of Representatives voted whether to impeach President Donald Trump on charges he incited supporters a week ago into storming the Capitol to block Congress from certifying Joe Biden's election win.