Angela Williams

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Democrats in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race split on Medicare for All, as Bennet warns it’s “one sure way” to lose

The crowded field of Democrats running to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner disagree on whether Medicare for All or a public health insurance option is the way to go

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Democratic state Sen. Angela Williams launches bid for U.S. Senate

Williams had said in May that she was seriously looking at the race and told Politico that she met with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer about the idea

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Big tobacco is fighting Colorado’s nicotine tax bill with powerful lobbyists and a social media campaign

A company tied to cigarette-maker Philip Morris and popular vape brand Juul has spent thousands on social media ads against the tax hike. It’s also hired lobbyists from the high-powered Denver firm of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

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Colorado Democrats postpone paid family leave effort until 2020, opt for study after mounting pressure against bill

Sen. Faith Winter, a Westminster Democrat who was pushing for Senate Bill 188, said that she was unable to pass the measure without making changes she felt “gutted the bill”

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After overhaul, Colorado Democrats advance their ambitious family leave effort

The amended Colorado bill requires employees and employers to contribute on a 60%-40% basis to a state fund that, by fiscal year 2020-21, could reach $922 million

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Colorado death penalty repeal effort is yanked, with Democratic votes in question

Democrats have tried and failed to repeal the death penalty five times in Colorado since 2000

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Soured by Denver lemonade stand incident, Colorado could allow kid businesses to operate permit-free

Senate Bill 103 would allow anyone under 18 years old to operate a business for up to 84 days without needing a permit and free from local regulations