Legislators to Gessler: Halt Voter Suppression

July 23, 2012

July 23, 2012 (Denver) – Rep. Crisanta Duran and 29 other state legislators called on Secretary of State Scott Gessler today to halt his efforts “to restrict the legitimate exercise of Coloradans’ right to vote.  At a hearing convened by the Secretary of State’s office this afternoon to discuss rules proposed by Secretary Gessler to prevent

Aurora Legislators Rally Around Beleaguered City

July 20, 2012

July 20, 2012 (Denver) – Members of the Aurora delegation in the state House of Representatives reacted to this morning’s massacre at an Aurora movie theater with a call for public prayer, offers of assistance and thanks to the first responders who prevented an even higher death toll. State Rep. Rhonda Fields (D-Aurora) invited the public

Kagan Hails FDA Ban on BPA in Baby Bottles

July 19, 2012

July 19, 2012 (Denver) – Rep. Daniel Kagan (D-Cherry Hills Village), who sponsored a bill this year to restrict the use of a chemical called BPA, applauded the federal government’s announcement that it was banning the chemical in baby bottles and sippy cups. The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that pacifiers, bottles and cups for

Uranium Mine Owner’s Suit Tossed

July 18, 2012

July 18, 2012 (Denver) – In a ruling hailed as a major environmental victory, a Denver court has affirmed a 2008 state law tightening controls on uranium mining operations in Colorado. On Friday, Denver District Court Judge Christina Habas rejected a lawsuit by Powertech, a Canadian uranium prospecting company, seeking to overturn regulations aimed at protecting