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Commissioner Comments

Commissioner Daneya Esgar has inaugurated “Commissioner Comments,” a periodic release of videos and other information of interest to the Pueblo County community.

Latest Issue:
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Press Releases


Over efforts to recruit and elect Republican Candidate to join them on County Board

(July 19, 2022)
Representing a political party as a candidate or officeholder is a privilege, not a right. Unless choosing to seek election as an Independent, our current process for selecting individuals to seek an elected position demands consensus among affiliated voters who believe their candidate best represents their values.

County Commissioners Garrison Ortiz and Epimenio Greigo have betrayed the trust of thousands of Democrats who granted them the ability to carry the banner of the Democratic Party." ...

Read the full text here.

Bennet, Hickenlooper, Polis Welcome Nearly $46 Million for Colorado Transportation Projects

August 10, 2022

Funding Comes From the Department of Transportation’s Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Grant Program, Created by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Washington, D.C. — Today, Colorado U.S Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper and Colorado Governor Jared Polis welcomed $45.8 million for three Colorado projects from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant program. The funds are part of this year’s $1.5 billion in RAISE grants from the Bipartisan Inflation Law.

The Westward Three project in Grand Junction, Glenwood Springs, and Rifle will receive $24.2 million; the Rio Grande Intermodal Transportation Project in Alamosa will receive $4.7 million; and the West Side Connector Project in Pueblo will receive $16.8 million. Read the full text here.

We Stand with You to Address Issues Critical in Pueblo County

More and Better Jobs

  • Bring well-paying jobs to Pueblo County
  • Jumpstart our economy through local and national public works programs
  • Support strong labor unions, the creators of the middle class

Excellent Public Schools

  • Provide competitive salaries and benefits to attract exceptional teachers
  • Reduce the burden of standardized testing
  • Increase funding for infrastructure and technology

A Strong Safety Net

  • Strengthen the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) by boosting the exchanges and reducing costs
  • Resist all cuts to Medicare and Medicaid
  • Support SNAP and other critical programs

Immigration Reform

  • Halt or reduce summary deportations
  • Offer a path to citizenship for all qualified immigrants
  • Promote health care, education, nutrition, and family unity

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