Position: Herald Staff Writer

CHIP, immigration priorities for politicians

WASHINGTON – Cortez’s representatives in Washington share many of the same goals in 2018, saying they want to focus on issues that affect rural Coloradans. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, said in a...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Republicans tout tax plan as it heads to president’s desk

WASHINGTON – Colorado Republicans were united in passing the tax reform plan that has been making its way through Congress since November. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Rep. Scott Tipton,...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Bennet says Senate Republicans’ tax plan ‘fundamentally flawed’

WASHINGTON – Sen. Michael Bennet sharply criticized Senate Republicans’ proposed tax bill for catering to the wealthy and shortchanging the middle class. Bennet, D-Colo., fielded questions during a...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC professor: Tax plan’s hit to graduate students could harm economy

WASHINGTON – A Fort Lewis College professor says the proposed Republican tax overhaul plan that includes changes to tax deductions for graduate students could have long-term harm to the economy...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News