Today is “Super Tuesday”. Ten states are holding GOP caucuses. It’s also caucus day for Colorado Democrats. With no one contesting President Obama, state party leaders are urging their base not to sit this one out. They even held a rally at the state capitol on Monday to get the word out.
A Denver Judge ruled in favor of Democrats last week in approving a new map redrawing the state’s seven congressional districts for the next ten years. KUNC’s Brian Larson speaks with Colorado Statesman publisher Jody Hope Strogoff about what’s next for the GOP.
The clock is ticking as lawmakers grapple with budget issues that could cause the nation to default on its loans. The Republican-controlled House is expected to pass a balanced budget amendment this week as a part of any deal. KUNC’s Brian Larson spoke with Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff about Colorado’s role in the negotiations.
According to the latest projection from the legislature’s Joint Budget Committee Colorado will finish up the 2010-2011 budget year with a surplus of more than $300 million. KUNC's Brian Larson spoke to Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff about the extra money and what it means for the state.
Colorado representatives Democrat Ed Perlmutter and Republican Scott Tipton are under fire for possible conflicts of interest between their personal finances – namely the stock that they own in certain companies – and the assignments they hold in congress.