Archive for category: Conservative Accountability
Two years ago, ProgressNow Colorado helped uncover a scandal that ended the campaign of a leading Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate. The discovery of numerous forged petition signatures filed to qualify then-Rep. Jon Keyser for the ballot, led to felony forgery charges against one of Keyser’s petition gatherers and a new law passed in 2017 requiring the Secretary of State to check candidate petitions for signature fraud for the first time.
Yesterday morning on CBS’ Meet the Press, Sen. Cory Gardner was exposed for doing something terrible.
Last Friday, the Colorado House of Representatives did something incredible.
Beginning last fall, many people who work at the Colorado State Capitol have come forward to tell their stories of sexual harassment by lawmakers in both parties.
Last week, we sounded the alarm on three important events: a town hall with NRA favorite Rep. Mike Coffman, and action in the Colorado legislature on gun safety laws and protecting women’s abortion rights.
It’s a short but very busy week for the resistance in Colorado. Let’s get right to it.