These articles are written or reprinted from diverse sources to provide factual background and insights into the issues and the candidates in this election. The category row above the articles is used to narrow the listings to specific topic areas.
Yara knows firsthand the impact COVID-19 has had on families and children and is determined to give them a voice in the legislature. She is 100% grassroots funded because she wants to represent her constituents, not giant corporations. Her priorities include COVID-19 relief, tax breaks for the middle class & small businesses, paid family leave, universal pre-K, mental health services, support farmers, support workers rights.More >>
Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the historic battlefield of Gettysburg on the costs of division in our country, with a call for bipartisanship to heal America's soul.
"Today, once again, we are a house divided. But that, my friends, can no longer be. We are facing too many crises. We have too much work to do. We have too bright a future to leave it shipwrecked on the shoals of anger and hate and division." he said.More >>
Governor John Hickenlooper is proud to say exactly what he stands for in his candidacy for U.S. Senator from Colorado. Unlike incumbent Cory Gardner, who betrayed his policy pledges to constituents, instead becoming a Donald Trump yes-man, Governor Hickenlooper clearly lays out detailed positions on major policies critical to Colorado. This factsheet highlights some key policy areas.More >>
Eleven measures are on the ballot for Estes Valley voters to decide in November. See this overview with four key measures that Democrats and hundreds of other Colorado organizations have endorsed, and four rejected.
Information also is provided regarding the ballot retention choices on 11 state and county judges.More >>
Prop 113, to join the National Popular Vote state compact; the state compact would guarantee the Presidency to the candidate who receives the most popular votes across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. It was passed in 2019 by the Colorado state legislature, and signed into law by Governor Polis, and is now on the 2020 ballot for Colorado voters to approve.More >>
Proposition EE is a ballot measure that provides $2 billion over ten years to a universal preschool program for all Colorado four-year-olds. The proposition, funded by taxes on tobacco and vape products, also includes $110 million for tobacco-vape cessation and public health programs, $375 million for public schools and $35 million in critical support for affordable housing and eviction assistance. Colorado does not currently tax vape products despite the fact that the state has one of the highest teen vaping rates in the country.More >>
Amendment B is a bipartisan plan --referred to the voters by 74% of Democrats and Republicans in the Colorado Legislature--to protect small businesses from higher property taxes and to save schools, first responders, and rural communities from deeper budget cuts — WITHOUT increasing the property tax rate for homeowners.
A paid family and medical leave program will ensure that as we rebuild Colorado’s economy, it will be ready to keep Colorado’s people, communities, and workplaces healthy and safe. Colorado voters overwhelmingly support paid family and medical leave. Currently, 2.6 million Coloradans would benefit from the program. At some point, nearly everyone will need to take time to care for themselves, a new child, or a seriously ill family member.
Watch healthcare professionals and policy experts discuss benefits of Prop. 118 for Colorado (recorded live).More >>
From a proven record of bringing people together to get results, John Hickenlooper in these videos talks about critical initiatives in health care and reproductive rights, public lands and the climate crisis, and a commitment to serve Colorado's interests rather that the far-right agenda of Donald Trump and Cory Gardner.More >>
Coloradans from all around the state talk about John's character, accomplishments and skills as they endorse him for the U.S. Senate.More >>
As Democratic candidate for CO House District 49, Yara Zokaie brings a commitment to children and families, farmers, and the working class. See key state policies and programs she identifies to help address needs of Northern Colorado communities.More >>