Grace George

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Sens. Bennet, Kaine reintroduce Medicare-X Choice Act

U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and Tim Kaine announced Wednesday they are reintroducing the Medicare-X Choice Act. Bennet, D-Colo., introduced the act in the Senate in 2017 and again in 2019. Kaine,...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Sens. Bennet, Hickenlooper: Trump’s actions warranted impeachment

U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper, both Democrats, voted to convict former President Donald Trump on Saturday for inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. The impeachment...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College reports steady enrollment, strong fiscal position

Fort Lewis College President Tom Stritikus reported steady enrollment and a strong fiscal position Friday during a Board of Trustees meeting. Stritikus shared his optimism for the future and...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rep. Lauren Boebert introduces fourth bill opposing Biden’s executive orders

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert has introduced a bill opposing President Joe Biden’s moratorium on oil and gas leasing on federal lands. During his first full week in office, Biden signed an executive...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado lawmakers optimistic about CORE Act’s chances

U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper, along with U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse, announced the reintroduction of the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act in a virtual news conference this...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bennet expresses support for Biden’s secretary of ag pick

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet participated in the confirmation hearing for President Joe Biden’s secretary of agriculture nominee Tom Vilsack on Tuesday. Vilsack, former governor of Iowa and secretary...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. John Hickenlooper joins four Senate committees

U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper was assigned to four Senate committees Tuesday. Hickenlooper will join the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources; the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Roundup: What happened this week in the nation’s capital

WASHINGTON – As the 117th Congress settled in this week, President Joe Biden signed more executive orders, the Senate confirmed two more Cabinet positions, and Colorado’s delegation all got behind...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado delegation urges Biden to reconsider U.S. Space Command relocation

The entire Colorado delegation urged President Joe Biden this week to suspend any efforts to move the U.S. Space Command from Colorado Springs to Huntsville, Alabama. The Air Force announced the...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Michael Bennet’s ‘Health Force’ bill taps unemployed to deliver medical services

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, alongside 10 other Democratic colleagues in the Senate, has introduced a “Health Force” bill aimed at helping to manage the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation, called The...

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

COVID-19 prevents many from attending Inauguration Day events in D.C.

WASHINGTON – While Inauguration Day usually involves tens of thousands of people flooding into Washington to celebrate the ushering in of a new presidency, this year, D.C. was quiet and guarded in...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Michael Bennet expresses support for two Biden Cabinet picks

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet participated in confirmation hearings for two of President-elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet nominees Tuesday, delving into issues of childhood poverty and intelligence security...

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

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