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Hillary’s Remarks to Latino Elected Officials

Las Vegas, NV – Hillary Clinton made the following remarks today to the National Association of Latino Elected Officials 32nd Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. She talked about early childhood education and immigration among other...
Melissa Stockwell

U.S. Paratriathletes Aim for World Titles in London‏

U.S. Paratriathletes Aim for World Titles in London   More than 40 Americans will race in Friday’s paratriathlon event   A team of more than 40 paratriathletes, led by the 2013 USA Paratriathlon National Team, will represent...

Senador Toomey Confirmacion de Juez Restrepo en el Senado.‏

LOS SENADORES CASEY Y TOOMEY ELOGIAN LA CONFIRMACIÓN EN EL SENADO DEL JUEZ LUIS RESTREPO PARA EL DISTRICTO ESTE DE PENSILVANIA   Los senadores de Estados Unidos Bob Casey, Demócrata por Pensilvania, y Pat Toomey, Republicano por Pensilvania,...

Presupuesto del Presidente perjudicaría el crecimiento económico, la creación de empleos

El Senador John Thune, Republicano por Dakota del Sur, Presidente de la Conferencia Republicana del Senado, emitió hoy un comunicado después de la publicación de la largamente esperada propuesta del presupuesto del Presidente Obama:   “La...

Gov. Sam Brownback Delivers Weekly Republican Address

‘Republican governors have been told you can’t cut taxes, balance your budgets and invest in the future all at the same time, and we’ve said, “watch us” and done what we said we would do. Growing our economies, building strong family...

Lamborn says Obama Gun Control Push Doomed to Failure

Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05) issued the following statement in reaction to President Barack Obama’s visit to Colorado to push for new gun control laws. “In holding Colorado up as a model for passing tough new gun control laws,...

Rep. Don Young apologizes for “wetback” remark

Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15), released the following statement regarding Rep. Don Young’s use of the term “wetback” in a interview with KRBD local radio in Alaska:   “Shame on...

Democrat Budget Buster Passes Senate

Today, Senate Democrats voted to pass a budget that increases spending at three times the rate of inflation while funding a bureaucracy that has issued over 14,000 pages of new regulations in 2012 alone. “I believe we missed a rare opportunity...

How Much Does It Cost to Influence Colorado Politics?

Documentary highlights role of the American Legislative Exchange Council Stephanie Carroll Carson DENVER – A nonprofit organization, widely known as “ALEC” and funded by some of the state’s and nation’s largest...

Ballot Issue 1 – TOPS

Business Alliance Endorses Ballot Issue 1 Regarding the Trails, Open Space and Parks (TOPS) ProgramThe Board of Directors of the Business Alliance has voted to endorse Ballot Issue 1 regarding the TOPS Program which is on the ballot in the...

Think Tank to Defend Gun Rights in Court

Colorado’s Independence Institute Addresses Assaults on 2nd Amendment    “Over? Did you say it’s ‘over’? Nothing is over until we decide it is. Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell no! And...

‘Marriage Equality’ Spells ‘Marriage Extinction’

OP-ED   Next week the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on two of the most critical cases of our time. On Tuesday, March 26, attorneys will make the pitch both for and against California’s Proposition 8. This, of course, is the...

Mike Coffman Vote Against Raising the Minimum Wage

Denver – After Rep. Mike Coffman voted this afternoon against a proposal to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 over three years, Colorado Democratic Party Chairman Rick Palacio offered the following reaction: “Hardworking people...

Senador Thune lidera grupo que cuestiona suspensión de visitas turísticas de la Casa Blanca

El Senador John Thune, Republicano por Dakota del Sur, Presidente de la Conferencia Republicana del Senado, envió hoy una carta junto con varios de sus colegas al presidente Obama cuestionando la decisión de la Casa Blanca de suspender las...

CCJRC Weekly Legislative Update 3/8/2013

New Bills added this week:   HB13-1251 Concerning Collection of a DNA Sample from offenders Convicted of a Misdemeanor   HB13-1254 Concerning Restorative Justice     SB 13-007 Concerning the Repeal Date of the Colorado Commission...

El senador de Estados Unidos Jeff Sessions pronuncia discurso semanal republicano

‘Tenemos que hacer crecer la economía – no el gobierno… El gobierno nunca ha estado más grande o más fuera de control. Dicen que no hay problema con el despilfarro, fraude y abuso. Dicen que el problema son ustedes. Dicen que ustedes...

Hickenlooper Goes One-on-One with TV Host Caldara

Governor Addresses Big Issues on this Friday’s Devil’s Advocate Program DENVER, Colo — Coloradans can watch the state’s chief executive take on some pressing issues in an exclusive one-on-one interview Friday night. Governor...

Lobato plaintiffs to hold press conference after oral arguments at Colorado Supreme Court

Taylor Lobato, the Center High School graduate who is a named plaintiff in the lawsuit challenging the adequacy of public education funding in Colorado, will speak to the media Thursday, March 7, at 11:00 a.m., at the Colorado Supreme Court...

Bills Raising Taxes on Gun Owners Pass

Denver– Today, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed three bills that do nothing to improve public safety, and will only impose more burdens on gun owners. “Because these outrageous bills impose a tax on people for exercising their...

Sequestration Impact on Latinos

Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15): “Arbitrary cuts in sequestration threaten thousands of jobs and the economic security of the middle class and the Hispanic community. “If these cuts go through,...

Bill Prohibiting Self Defense on Campus Passes

Denver– Yesterday, the Senate State Affairs Committee passed House Bill 1226, the No Conceal Carry at Colleges bill on a party line vote. This bill would prohibit any person from carrying a handgun with a validly issued concealed carry...

Cadman Response to Morse Gun Bill

Denver–Today, Senate Minority Leader Bill Cadman (R-Colorado Springs) released the following statement regarding Senate President John Morse’s (D-Colorado Springs) proposal for more gun control legislation in Colorado. “Senator Morse...

Supreme Court Considers Future of Voting Rights Act

Kathleen Ryan DENVER – The U.S. Supreme Court today begins considering the future of a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. The law was designed to help make sure that everyone would have an equal right to vote – banning...

Discurso Semanal Republicano‏

El senador de Estados Unidos John Hoeven pronuncia discurso semanal republicano ‘El presidente Obama ha estado viajando y teniendo entrevistas sobre las consecuencias del secuestro fiscal… El hecho es que los republicanos en el Congreso,...

El senador Marco Rubio responde a discurso del presidente Obama sobre el Estado de la Unión

Buenas noches. Soy Marco Rubio. Me siento bendecido por servir al estado de la Florida en el Senado de los Estados Unidos. Quiero felicitar al presidente Obama por el comienzo de su segundo mandato.  Esta noche, tengo el honor de responder...

Senator Rubio Delivers Republican Address To The Nation

Good evening. I’m Marco Rubio. I’m blessed to represent Florida in the United States Senate. Let me begin by congratulating President Obama on the start of his second term. Tonight, I have the honor of responding to his State of the Union...

We the People Amendment

“We the People Amendment” = “Corporations Are Not People” Legislation Fights “Citizens United” WASHINGTON – Legislation to be introduced today by Congressman Rick Nolan (D-Minn.) aims to take corporate...

La senadora de Estados Unidos Lisa Murkowski pronuncia discurso semanal republicano

‘Bueno, es cierto que mi plan de acción no se basa en nuevos mandatos o nuevas regulaciones para lograr estas metas. Y no aumenta los impuestos o los precios de energía. No limita la opción ni permite subsidios excesivos. Actualmente, hay...

Senador Rubio – Discurso a la nación

El Senador de Estados Unidos, Marco Rubio, Republicano por la Florida, fue designado por los líderes republicanos para pronunciar el discurso republicano a la nación el 12 de febrero después del informe del presidente Obama sobre el Estado...

Lamborn Rejects President’s Call for More Taxes

Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05) today released the following statement in reaction to President Obama’s demand for more taxes in exchange for putting a halt to across-the-board cuts to defense and other government programs. “President Obama...