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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|

Light fuse, get away

DENVER - The first day of the legislative session is just beginning and the internal Democrat squabbling has already begun. This morning, Representative (soon to be former Representative) Joe Salazar, the new Executive Director of Colorado Rising, Colorado’s flagship anti-oil and gas advocacy group - set the tone for what is sure to be a

January 4th, 2019|Press Release|

Webb to Dems: Pay up

Denver, CO -  In a statement released on his personal Facebook page, former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb criticized fellow members of the Democrat party for a complete lack of African American hires and appointments. This public criticism comes mere days after Governor John Hickenlooper fielded a question from a national news outlet regarding many of

December 13th, 2018|Press Release|

Boulder City Council to Xcel “This is a stick up”

DENVER, CO - Last week, Boulder City council voted 8:1 to adopt Ordinance 8302, authorizing "the acquisition of property interests used or owned by Public Services Company of Colorado d/b/a Xcel energy, for the electric distribution facilities to serve the city, by negotiation and purchase or through the power of eminent domain, [emphasis added] and

December 10th, 2018|Press Release|

Kagan taps out

DENVER— Yesterday Sen. Daniel Kagan (D-Cherry Hills) announced his intention to resign effective January 11th. Kagan’s resignation comes amid sustained pressure to apologize for repeated use of a women’s restroom in the Capitol building - creating an uncomfortable work environment for female Senators and staff members alike. In April 2018, Compass Colorado released a recorded

December 6th, 2018|Press Release|

Will Crow eat Crow?

DENVER - Today, Nancy Pelosi was nominated Speaker of the House by the House Democrat Caucus. She emerged as the nominee from the meeting unopposed after hours of favor-swapping and negotiations. This comes despite the stated opposition of many, including incoming freshman, Jason Crow (CO-06). Crow announced several months ago that he would not support Nancy Pelosi

November 28th, 2018|Press Release|

Colorado ramifications for Polis’ debt forgiveness philosophy?

DENVER - Student loan “forgiveness” is again a top issue in national news and Governor-elect Jared Polis owes Coloradans an explanation about his support of canceling student debt and a clear plan as to how his previous stance will inform his proposals at the state level once he’s sworn into office. Last week, Bloomberg announced

November 26th, 2018|Press Release|

Michael Bennet for President, apparently

(Denver, CO) - Now that the 2020 election cycle has begun in earnest, all eyes are on the state of Iowa as prospective Democrat challengers to Donald Trump emerge. Governor John Hickenlooper threw his hat in ring early and has been courting the support of Iowans for months. Until just this morning, no one saw

November 20th, 2018|Press Release|