Emily Hayes

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Colorado bill would let electric vehicle makers sell directly to customers

A bill that would allow electric vehicle makers to sell directly to potential customers, instead of going through a dealership, is under consideration in the Colorado Senate. Under current law,...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Nearly 100 million people did not vote in the 2016 election

About 100 million people, almost half of the eligible voting population in America, did not cast a vote in the 2016 presidential election, according to a new study. The study reveals that the...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

House committee to subpoena Interior over BLM move to Grand Junction

The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources voted Wednesday to give its chairman the power to subpoena the Department of the Interior to obtain documents related to the controversial Bureau of...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet drops out of presidential primary after disappointing finish in N.H.

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet ended his presidential campaign Tuesday night after early primary election results from New Hampshire showed him earning less than 1%. Bennet and his campaign team spent a...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Trump administration aims to erode key conservation measures for birds

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a government agency tasked with protecting critical species and their habitat, is supportive of President Donald Trump weakening laws that protect migratory...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Trump applauds U.S. economic growth in State of the Union

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump commended the country’s economic growth under his administration in the State of the Union address Tuesday night. The speech was the first time Trump addressed...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

U.S. Congress tackles severe drought in the West

WASHINGTON – Despite above-average snowpack, Southwest Colorado remains in a severe drought. U.S. House lawmakers from several Western states, including Rep. Joe Neguse, D-Boulder, are considering...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Trade deal with Mexico, Canada restores some certainty for Colorado farmers

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump signed a new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada into law Wednesday, solidifying a deal that restores some trade certainty to farmers in Colorado. The treaty,...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Tom Tancredo endorses Tipton challenger in Republican primary

Tom Tancredo, a former U.S. House representative and hardliner on immigration, has endorsed Lauren Boebert, a gun-toting restaurant owner from Rifle, who is running against Scott Tipton in the...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, House lawmakers propose changes to Endangered Species Act

Local agencies working on the ground should decide whether to list a species as endangered under the Endangered Species Act, according to a renewed bill from Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez. The bill,...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

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