Grace George

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Lauren Boebert turns trending hashtags into campaign cash

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert has been using unique methods to encourage her supporters to make donations toward her 2022 re-election campaign. As hashtags calling for her to go to prison...

DATE: March 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

COVID-19 stimulus bill will allot an estimated $4.07 million to Durango

WASHINGTON – Durango will receive $4.07 million from the federal government in the latest COVID relief bill, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The American Rescue Plan was signed by President...

DATE: March 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Bennet to lead two subcommittees

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., announced Monday that he will be chairman of two subcommittees this congressional term. Bennet will be chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee’s...

DATE: March 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bennet and Hickenlooper seek assistance for wildfire recovery

U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper of Colorado sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack on March 9, urging him to support wildfire recovery in the West...

DATE: March 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper quotes from letters during delay tactic in U.S. Senate

While the latest COVID-19 relief bill was being read aloud in the Senate chambers, U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper posted excerpts of letters from his constituents on Twitter. The letters, which were...

DATE: March 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boebert’s stance on Equality Act raises concern among LGBTQ in her district

Since its passage in the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., has been outspoken about her disdain for the Equality Act. Her statements about the act have worried some...

DATE: March 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Roundtable seeks consensus, productive conversation about environmental issues

Since the fall, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet has been turning to a roundtable of Coloradans, including tribal leaders, to inform his environmental policy work. In discussing the most pressing issues...

DATE: March 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. John Hickenlooper to lead two Senate subcommittees

U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper announced Tuesday he will serve as chairman of the Senate HELP Committee Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety. The Senate Committee on Health, Education,...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two Colorado public lands acts pass in U.S. House

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act and the Colorado Wilderness Act on Friday as part of the Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

In second round of questions, Deb Haaland vows support for Biden’s agenda

U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland faced a second round of questioning from the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday during her confirmation hearing process for the position of secretary...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Lauren Boebert’s display of firearms at committee meeting triggers reaction

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert drew attention this week after showing up to a virtual committee meeting with some of her personal firearms displayed in the background. The House Committee on Natural...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper to serve as chairman of Science and Space subcommittee

U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper announced Friday he will serve as chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Science and Space. The subcommittee is new, and Hickenlooper will be its...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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