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Business’s Right to Discriminate Fails in Republican State Senate

Denver, CO- Breaking ranks, three Republican State Senators voted against SB283, “Clarify Discrimination and Right to Disagree,” which would have allowed businesses to refuse service to customers if doing so would conflict with the business or business owner’s beliefs.

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News

Congressman Mike Coffman: Repeating “I Misspoke And I Apologize” Five Times.

UNACCEPTABLE! Repeating it like a Robot Five times and not meaning it once! Our representative can’t treat us as imbeciles.  They make a lot of money, and their duty is to us. I feel extremely insulted at this GOP trend. Who is going to vote for this guy?  Really?  

The Rich Men Have Come For Our Schools

The wealthiest Americans, including Kansans such as Charles Koch, use ALEC, the Kansas Policy Institute and a myriad of other organizations to promote the legislation to defund our schools. The idea is to diminish the capacity of the public school system to adequately educate our children, creating a higher demand for the private school industry. Governors and state legislators across the nation are working with ALEC to gut public education.

Buy American: Are you In?

In the 1960s, nine out of every 10 products Americans bought for the holidays were made in America. Today easily more than half of what we buy is foreign-made. Buy American, Make a Diference!

How Does Fracking Affect You?

The process of fracking means injecting millions of gallons of water, chemicals and sand into shale rock formations at high pressures to break open the rock and release the gas. Why are our elected officials allowing fracking in our communities? Why are we electing these people? Get involved, make a difference!

Politics

As Thousands March for Trump’s Tax Returns, Legislature Considers Disclosure Requirement

Denver, CO- Thousands of protesters are expected to march today, demanding that Donald Trump release his tax returns to the public. Meanwhile, a bill is weaving its way through the State Legislature that would require Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates to disclose their tax returns in order to appear on ballots in Colorado. During the
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Business

Business’s Right to Discriminate Fails in Republican State Senate

Denver, CO- Breaking ranks, three Republican State Senators voted against SB283, “Clarify Discrimination and Right to Disagree,” which would have allowed businesses to refuse service to customers if doing so would conflict with the business or business owner’s beliefs.

Green

Robert Swan Leads Antarctic Expedition to Show Firsthand Effects of Climate Change

ECO WATCH By Cole Mellino: Robert Swan is a “polar explorer, environmentalist and the first man ever to walk unsupported to both the North and South Poles,” according to his site 2041. Swan walked to the South Pole in 1984 and the North Pole in 1989. Since then, he has traveled to Antarctica 35 times.
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Health & Fitness

10,000 DougCo Residents Could Lose Health Insurance Under State Senator’s Plan

Denver, CO—Freshman Senator Jim Smallwood (R-Parker) is sponsoring a bill in the State Senate that would repeal Connect for Health Colorado, the state-run healthcare marketplace set up under the Affordable Care Act. 178,000 Coloradans are currently enrolled in health plans through the state exchange. 10,397 residents of Douglas County were enrolled in 2016. The bill
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