Sen. Michael Bennet says we’ve turned our backs on our kids. He’s pushing to bring back the enhanced child tax credit he championed.
Locked in a key U.S. Senate race with Republican Joe O’Dea, Bennet has an optimistic plan for success. But will voters see things the same way?
Stealing presents from kids hardly seems like the role of a U.S. senator, yet that’s effectively what Sen. Joe Manchin and Republicans appear poised to do. Failing to enact President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better initiative would be a disaster for Coloradans. The bill contains crucial funding to help Americans get back on track, and […]
Because the last two years of pandemic life have been so difficult, many of us are looking forward to a more festive and joyful holiday season than the one we experienced in 2020. While many of us gather to spend time with friends and family, what should be a time of joy and celebration could […]
I have long assumed that whatever demands Joe Manchin continues to make to win his approval for Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion safety-net/climate-change bill, Manchin would eventually — if at some great cost to the safety-net/climate-change package itself — get to yes. I assumed it because that’s how politics works. I assumed it because the $1.9 […]
Kevin McCarthy’s record-breaking, marathon speech — a paean to the art of saying very little, but at great length, apparently designed to impress Donald Trump, who almost certainly wasn’t listening — is finally over. And House Democrats have stopped squabbling long enough — you knew Nancy Pelosi would pull it off — to present a […]
More than 36,000 Colorado children could lose out on a historic expansion of the federal Child Tax Credit because their families don’t file income taxes with the IRS. The tax credit, which is temporarily expanded this year through funding from the federal coronavirus stimulus package, known as the American Rescue Plan, is being hailed as […]
“Let me tell you about the very rich.They are different from you and me.“— F. Scott Fitzgerald“Yes, they have more money.”— Ernest Hemingway You can safely ignore any claims made for science in the aftermath of Jeff Bezos’ minutes-long trip to near space. The billionaires-in-space program is nothing more than a series of vanity projects […]
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet said Monday that he’s confident the one-year expansion of the federal Child Tax Credit will be made permanent. But the Colorado Democrat conceded that he’s not sure when that will happen. “The question is going to be how long will that take and how much fighting will there be,” he said […]
Small businesses are the backbone of Colorado’s economy, employing over 1 million people and making up 99% of all businesses. This community of entrepreneurs leads in innovation and job creation, and throughout the pandemic, they’ve had to quickly adapt to keep their businesses afloat. Despite their tremendous contributions to Colorado’s economy, they’re often left behind […]