• Posts Tagged ‘DeGette’s Bill’

    Republican Mike Coffman supports DeGette’s bill

    by  • November 19, 2012 • News Stories • 0 Comments

    “Representative Mike Coffman, a Republican, is announcing today his support of legislation that would exempt Colorado from federal marijuana policy. It’s a noteworthy move from Coffman, who is against the legalization of marijuana but respects Colorado’s ballot process and the support Amendment 64 received last week, when voters chose to legalize small amounts of pot...

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    Representative DeGette’s legislation to disallow Federal pre-emption gathers momentum

    by  • November 19, 2012 • News Stories

    “In an effort to ensure new voter-approved amendments that legalize limited use of recreational marijuana in Colorado and Washington are not overrun by the federal government, Democratic U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette introduced bipartisan legislation Friday that aims to curtail such a scenario. “My constituents have spoken, and I don’t want the federal government denying money...

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    CO Congresswoman Diana DeGette believes she can resolve federal pre-emption

    by  • November 12, 2012 • Opinion • 0 Comments

    DENVER POST (OP-ED): “There’s a simple way to resolve potential conflict between Colorado and the federal government now that voters have approved Amendment 64 — and Congresswoman Diana DeGette has hit upon the answer. The 1st District Democrat suggests adding a phrase to the section of the federal Controlled Substances Act where it talks about...

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