Posted inClimate, Environment, News, Outdoors, Politics and Government, Water

Michael Bennet, Mitt Romney see the effects of climate change during bipartisan float down Colorado River

MOAB, Utah — A pair of U.S. senators — a Democrat and a Republican — jump in a raft and head down river.   It sounds like a lead-in for some corny political joke. But it happened last weekend on the Colorado River, with Colorado’s Sen. Michael Bennet, the Democrat, joining Utah’s Mitt Romney, the Republican, […]

Posted inEconomy, News, Politics and Government

How Michael Bennet plans to ensure the Child Tax Credit expansion lasts longer than a year

Michael Bennet on Wednesday floated the idea of bypassing the U.S. Senate’s filibuster rule to extend the Child Tax Credit expansion beyond its 2022 expiration date through a parliamentary process known as budget reconciliation.  The process requires only a simple majority to advance some legislation, as opposed to conventional measures that must secure the support […]

Posted inColoradans, COVID, Health, Outdoors

Rocky Mountain National Park and others are open — with some changes — amid coronavirus

By Brandy McCombs and James Anderson, The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — Most national parks — including Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado — are open as a refuge for Americans tired of being stuck at home during a global pandemic. But despite now being free to visit, people may find it more difficult […]