Thank you Briggsdale for the warm welcome this evening and congratulations to th…

2019-10-03 05:15:22 Thank you Briggsdale for the warm welcome this evening and congratulations to the FFA on a successful fundraising event. It's fun to get out and about throughout Weld County. We are taking Melendez4Weld on the road and that is something you can count on not just during my campaign, but something I will continue to do as the District 1 Weld County Commissioner. [bsa_pro_ad_space id=1]

Justice Dept. IG referred James Comey for criminal prosecution

Associated Press | September 18, 2019 Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz said Wednesday that he referred former FBI Director James Comey for criminal prosecution this year after concluding he leaked sensitive materials to a friend. And the Justice Department watchdog told Congress he would “assess” Republican allegations of inconsistent statements in Mr. Comey’s testimony before the Senate. Mr. Horowitz’s disclosure that he made the criminal referral marks his first public statement about the criticism lodged against Mr. Comey in

New York Times sinks its Kavanaugh claim

    By Charles Parks, Editor | September 17, 2019 More than a day after publishing a bombshell exposé detailing a new sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the New York Times added a significant passage, along with an editor's note, that undercuts the claim. The report published Saturday evening was adapted from an upcoming book by reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly titled The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation and due

Supreme Court allows enforcement of Trump asylum rules

  The Supreme Court cleared the way Wednesday for the Trump administration to deny asylum to migrants from other countries who traveled through Mexico before reaching the U.S., giving the administration a major win as it tries to stop the border surge. The move overrides a blockage put in place by a district court in California, allowing the asylum crackdown to go into effect even while the lower court continues to hear broader arguments

50 Attorneys General Unite To Investigate Google Control

  A bipartisan collection of 50 attorneys general from states and U.S. territories united Monday in Washington to announce an investigation into Google, exploring whether the internet search giant violated state and federal antitrust laws as it moved to dominate the online advertising market. It is the second Big Tech company to face an antitrust investigation this month. Another group of states is looking into Facebook’s practices. The group of top legal

Fort Collins ends ban on topless women in public

  Colorado city officials have removed a topless ban from city law that inspired a Free the Nipple lawsuit. On Wednesday Fort Collins City Council agreed Tuesday to remove language in the public nudity code that barred women and girls over age 10 from exposing their breasts in public. City officials say the ban is expected to be removed Sept. 17. Officials say a district court judge and a federal

Brighton Council Approves Recall Petition

The fate of Brighton Mayor Ken Kreutzer is now in the hands of his constituents after a recall petition was approved by city council Tuesday night. The mayor himself voted in favor of the recall election even though it could cost him his job. “I don’t want anybody to confuse my 'yea' vote on where I stand; but the issue is, this must come to the voters of Brighton, (it's)

Thompson School Board To Cancel Elections

The Thompson School District Board of Education will meet during a special session at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday to vote on whether to cancel the November election for open seats on the board. The current school board can opt to cancel the election because there are no contested races to serve on the school board. Four candidates filed their completed election petitions by the deadline — one candidate per open seat