Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: In the age of Tik-Tok, the marches may be smaller but the movement is growing

This year on Valentine’s Day, a young TikTok star inspired thousands to participate in a nationwide “Day Without Immigrants” protest. This left me heartbroken. Why? I was heartbroken because it was a marker of a decades-long battle to achieve major federal immigration reform. It has been so long that we saw intergenerational immigrant construction workers, […]

Posted inElection 2020, News, Politics and Government

Amendment 76 explained: More than just affirming only citizens can vote in Colorado elections

On first glance, Amendment 76 looks redundant.  Colorado’s current constitution states that “every citizen” of the U.S. who is 18 or older, has state residency and is registered to vote can participate in elections. Amendment 76 seeks to change that language to “only a citizen.” Federal, state and local elections in Colorado are already only […]

Posted inGrowth, News, Politics and Government

As 2020 Census approaches finish line, Colorado looks to close the gap of who’s undercounted

The last day for Coloradans to respond to the 2020 census, the decennial poll of everyone living in the U.S. that determines how billions of dollars are spent across the country, is fast approaching. As of Thursday, more than 96% of the state’s households have been counted, with almost 70% responding on their own. That’s […]

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U.S. Supreme Court blocks 2020 census citizenship question in case Colorado joined

The U.S. Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump’s administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census — for now. The ruling is a victory for Colorado and other states that sued to block the question from being on next year’s survey. The court says the Trump administration’s explanation for wanting to add […]