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ProgressNow UN bicycle imperialists mock Maes, raise money

The race for governor of Colorado this year has given progressive activist group ProgressNow a mother lode of material. The group notably mocked plagiarist...

McInnis support for Arizona immigration law drawing appalled reactions

Colorado Democratic Party leaders and rights groups are voicing appalled reaction to statements made Wednesday by GOP gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis, who lauded Arizona Governor Jan Brewer for signing tough, deeply controversial and perhaps unconstituional immigration laws in the country last week. McInnis said he would seek to do the same thing in Colorado were he to win election.

McInnis tax returns only fuel calls for greater transparency

According to partial tax returns reviewed by the Colorado Independent Monday, Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis has earned nearly $2.9 million since leaving Congress in 2005 and joining the law firm Hogan & Hartson. He has paid federal income taxes of just over $680,000, for an income tax rate of 23.6 percent.

ProgressNow calls for Amazon boycott, promotes local tax-paying outlets

State activist group ProgressNow has called on Coloradans to boycott online retail giant Amazon.com as a response to news the company fired its Colorado...

GOP Senate candidate Norton goes on the record: ‘I’ve not been...

In an interview with a Colorado Springs radio talk show host Tuesday, former lieutenant governor and Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Jane Norton said she has never worked as a lobbyist. She was responding to callers looking to feel out her conservative credentials. "On the lobbyist thing, I've not been a lobbyist," she said.

Norton’s growing list of lobbyist-donors draws more fire

DENVER — ProgressNow Colorado founder and CEO Michael Huttner today in the Capitol presented a list of high-powered Washington, D.C., lobbyists who have donated to U.S. Senate candidate Jane Norton since she launched her campaign last month. Combing through Norton's latest finance disclosure forms, Huttner's progressive activist organization found eleven top national lobbyists among her donors, many of them the source of ethics scandals and the targets of investigation.

Advocacy group wants to buy McInnis geography book after mountain mixup

The liberal finger-waggers at ProgressNow Colorado pounced Monday on Scott McInnis with an offer to help the Grand Junction Republican "learn the geography of...