The bill, approved on a 219-212 vote, would restore the ability of the U.S. Justice Department to prevent changes to voting rules in places with a history of discrimination and allow minority residents to challenge state laws they consider discriminatory — reversing the effects of two recent Supreme Court decisions.
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Colorado's congressional redistricting commission debuted the "starting point" congressional district map, with eight districts instead of seven and that will be altered and adjusted over the coming months, before settling on a final version of the map this fall.
A congressional review of the U.S. Olympic system's handling of sex-abuse cases criticizes a culture that sought to protect reputation and image over athlete safety.
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Northglenn High School student John Hiatt won the 2017 Congressional App Challenge for Colorado’s 7th Congressional District with a program he wrote to help visually impaired users access a popular, low-cost computer platform, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter announced.
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman will sign a petition to force a House vote on legislation that offers a path to citizenship for immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, a spokesman for the Aurora Republican told Colorado Politics.
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman expressed optimism Wednesday that the GOP-controlled House will take up legislation to protect young immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children from deportation, although the Aurora Republican also stressed that a rare maneuver he initiated earlier in the week might still be necessary to force a vote.
Repealing the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has stirred up a hornet’s nest among American citizens. With Republicans in charge of both the U.S. House and Senate and President Donald Trump solidly behind the goal, Democrats and health care advocates have energized to let their voices be heard.
For a second straight year, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-CO3, has introduced the Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operation Risk (TAILOR) Act, a bill that would ease regulatory compliance for smaller community banks and credit unions. While a Congressional Budget Office estimate last year pegged Tipton’s bill as costing an estimated $20 million, Tipton said by requiring federal regulatory agencies to tailor regulations to fit the business model and risk profile of institutions instead of imposing one-size-fits-all mandates across the board, HR1116 would allow community banks and credit unions to focus more of their resources on providing services to customers and growing their businesses.