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Kamala Harris will not help Biden in Colorado

If you are covering Joe Biden’s selection of Kamala Harris as his running mate, please consider the following statement: “Kamala Harris will not help Joe Biden in Colorado. Since Biden pitches himself as a transitional candidate, voters now have to consider whether they support Harris’s plan to ban fracking and kill over 100,000 jobs. Colorado

August 11th, 2020|Press Release|

Lamborn complaint raises possibility of federal investigation into Hickenlooper’s use of 9/11 recovery fund

Earlier this week U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn requested an investigation from the U.S. Treasury into John Hickenlooper’s use of a 9/11 recovery fund to pay for his ethics defense. According to new figures from the Denver Post, Hickenlooper’s $525/hour attorney cost taxpayers over $150,000 to defend his illegal conduct. Why is this development significant? Let’s recap how we

August 7th, 2020|Blog, Press Release|

Hick to unemployed Coloradans: ‘Let them eat SALT’

Team Hickenlooper is hard at work engaging in false and outright hypocritical attacks against Cory Gardner over the state of COVID relief negotiations in Congress. The reason Congressional leadership was unable to strike a deal this week is because Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi flatly rejected a clean four month extension of expiring unemployment benefits.

July 31st, 2020|Press Release|

Reports: Polis’ COVID-19 response is a total mess

Jared Polis spent much of his gubernatorial campaign cultivating an image of a savvy tech executive who could bring managerial expertise to state government. However, two new reports out from CPR this week have revealed systemic problems with Jared Polis’ management of the state’s COVID-19 response. Earlier this month on Meet the Press Jared Polis

July 28th, 2020|Press Release|

Hickenlooper officials implicated in potentially illegal backdoor lobbying

Two stories published in the Colorado Springs Independent and the Colorado Springs Gazette over the last several days contain some disturbing allegations that members of the Hickenlooper administration may have participated in illegal backdoor lobbying. Colorado law bars state boards from being lobbied privately without the other side present. However, based on the reports that’s

July 20th, 2020|Press Release|

Statement on Governor Polis’ mask mandate reversal

Denver - Compass Colorado released the following statement on Gov. Polis' statewide mask executive order: “The Governor's reversal on a mask mandate sends a very confusing message to the general public. Just days ago, he said a statewide mandate would be unenforceable and local governments would be better positioned to enforce these rules. Now, he’s

July 17th, 2020|Press Release|

Compass Colorado Names Kyle Kohli as Executive Director

July 14, 2020 (Denver) – Today Compass Colorado is announcing Kyle Kohli will assume the role of Executive Director for the organization. “I’m thrilled to join an organization like Compass with a tremendous record of advocating for the conservative principles that have made Colorado an outstanding place to live, work, and raise a family,” said Kohli. Kohli was born in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

July 13th, 2020|Press Release|

TABOR safe… for now

Denver, CO - Colorado's Title Board today voted unanimously, (3-0) to deny the next steps to a full repeal of the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (TABOR). The Title Board cited Colorado's rule that initiatives must cover only a single subject, and ruled this proposal was too broad, as the basis for the denial. While this decision can

January 16th, 2019|Press Release|

The first step to repeal TABOR

Denver, CO - Tomorrow, Colorado’s Title Board will meet for an initial hearing on a proposed initiative to fully repeal the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR). The initiative, dubbed “the nuclear option,” would do away with all of TABOR’s provisions including the portion that requires tax increases be passed by a vote of the people

January 15th, 2019|Press Release|

Dems reactions to Martinez decision

DENVER- In the wake of the Colorado Supreme Court’s decision to overturn an appellate court decision in COGCC v. Martinez, Colorado State Sen. Mike Foote tweeted out following statement: "It is well beyond time for us to protect Coloradans and our clean air and water. I am confident that my colleagues and I will come forward

January 14th, 2019|Press Release|