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All Lois Court wants for Christmas? Higher Taxes

(DENVER) - Colorado Senator-elect Lois Court announced she wishes her taxes were higher, in a Joint Budget Committee meeting earlier this week. She also added she believes many of her constituents would also like to be paying higher taxes. During the revenue forecast and strategic planning session, a discussion of Colorado’s Gallagher Amendment and projections

December 23rd, 2016|Press Release|

Colorado State Senate unveils new plan for Committee on Energy and Environment

DENVER – Today, Colorado Senate Republicans announced a new committee, the Select Committee on Energy and Environment, created specifically to bear a portion of the workload that may come from an expanded relationship with Washington under the Trump administration. The formation of this committee signifies the beginning of real progress that improves Coloradans lives, in lieu of

November 30th, 2016|Press Release|

Is Hickenlooper looking more presidential? Nope. 

DENVER – Today, journalist Peter Marcus posted a piece on coloradopolitics.com, a project of the Colorado Springs Gazette, posing the question “With Hillary out of the way, is Hick looking more presidential?” and outlining the Washington Post's argument that in the current political environment, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper might be presidential candidate material.Is Hickenlooper looking more presidential? After years of

November 28th, 2016|Press Release|

In shrewd calculation, Schwartz keeps voters in the dark on Amendment 69

​DENVER — Liberal congressional candidate Gail Schwartz flatly refused to say where she stands on statewide socialized medicine, Amendment 69. If passed, the ballot proposal would impose socialized, single payer health care on every Coloradan by raising taxes and doubling the size of state government.  “Voters deserve to know where liberal Democrat Gil Schwartz stands on what

October 28th, 2016|Press Release|

Gov. Hickenlooper should match actions with his words

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jonathan Lockwood Communications [email protected] 720-470-8233 Gov. Hickenlooper should match actions with his words DENVER (January 9, 2013) — Today, Kelly Maher, executive director of Compass Colorado, released the following statement on Gov. John Hickenlooper’s “State of the State” address:“Governor Hickenlooper continually calls to rise above politics and partisanship, but his actions thus

January 9th, 2014|All, Press Release|

House Democrats set 2014 agenda with a lack of self-awareness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jonathan Lockwood Communications [email protected] 720-470-8233 House Democrats set 2014 agenda with a lack of self-awareness DENVER (January 3, 2013) — Today, Kelly Maher, executive director of Compass Colorado released a statement on the House Democrats’ 2014 legislative agenda:“Two of the top three priorities the House Democrats announced in their 2014 legislative preview,

January 3rd, 2014|All, Press Release|

Democrats who claim job creation prioritization already cost CO jobs in 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact:Jonathan LockwoodCommunications [email protected] Democrats who claim job creation prioritization already cost CO jobs in 2014 DENVER (January 2, 2013) — Just one week after Democratic leadership in Colorado claimed job creation as their top priority, Magpul Industries, a firearms accessory manufacturer, announced it will relocate its facilities from Colorado.The move comes as a direct result of

January 2nd, 2014|All, Press Release|

Recalled state Sen. Giron considers CO Secretary of State run

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact:Jonathan LockwoodCommunications Director [email protected] Recalled state Sen. Giron considers CO Secretary of State run DENVER (Dec. 19, 2013) — Recalled Democratic state Sen. Angela Giron has expressed interest in running for the position of Colorado Secretary of State.“It’s confounding to think that after being fired from the voters of her district now Senator Giron thinks

December 19th, 2013|All, Press Release|

Obamacare exchange still hovering at around half of worst-case projectionsNearly 50% of enrollees are over the age of 45

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact:Jonathan LockwoodCommunications [email protected] Obamacare exchange still hovering at around half of worst-case projectionsNearly 50% of enrollees are over the age of 45 DENVER (Dec. 17, 2013) — Colorado’s newest Obamacare exchange numbers are still far below worst-case projections. The exchange has enrolled only 23,009 individuals and Medicaid enrollees are up to 114,192.  The exchange had

December 17th, 2013|All, Press Release|