Are you aware?

Do you know what the EITC is? My guess is, if you’re one of the working families who qualifies for the EITC, you know exactly what it is. If you make a little bit more money, you probably have no idea what I’m talking about. EITC stands for the Earned Income Tax...

Fighting back for pay equity

Last week, conservatives in the Colorado Senate voted to kill the state’s commission studying the problem of unequal pay for men and women in the workforce. As I told the news media, the right wing ignored the testimony of witnesses, ample evidence that pay inequity...

Full-day kindergarten for this kid (and every kid)

I wanted to share a note from Amanda, whose son is the star of a short video to promote full day kindergarten for every child in our state. I love my kids, and I want all children to have an education that gives them the tools to fulfill their dreams. Oscar and I are...

Colorado Week in Review #1

Colorado Week in Review Cory Gardner votes to deny the science behind human-caused climate change 5th Anniversary of Citizens United Supreme Court case Pay Equity Commission killed by conservatives Efforts made to defund immigrant drivers licenses in Colorado Sen...

Not a good start

The 2015 legislative session in Colorado got off to a slow start–but yesterday, the new right wing majority in the Colorado Senate showed everyone their true colors. In just one day, conservatives in the Colorado Senate did a shocking amount of damage. The...