FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESaturday, August 11, 2012CONTACT: Joanne Schwartz, Executive Director at 303-991-1900 DENVER: As former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney announced his selection of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate today, ProgressNow Colorado, the state's largest online progressive advocacy organization, released the following statement:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, August 1, 2012CONTACT: Joanne Schwartz, Executive Director at 303-991-1900DENVER: Learning today of the vote by Colorado Republican members of Congress to reject the Senate's plans for extending the Bush tax cuts for middle class Americans, ProgressNow Colorado, the state's largest online progressive advocacy organization, offered the following statement:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, July 27, 2012CONTACT: Joanne Schwartz, Executive Director at 303-991-1900DENVER: As the controversial American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) wraps up its annual meeting in Salt Lake City, ProgressNow Colorado, the state's largest online advocacy organization, renewed its call for Colorado legislators to disclose their involvement with the organization and "model legislation" from ALEC introduced in Colorado.
Last week, Colorado suffered a tragic loss when a single gunman, dressed in full body armor and carrying several guns including one assault rifle, opened fire in a crowded movie theater in Aurora. We at ProgressNow Colorado remain shaken by this terrible act of violence. The time has come to break the silence and speak out.
DENVER: As faith leaders, we join with all Coloradans and the members of our churches, temples, and mosques to pray for everyone affected by this unthinkable tragedy. We pray for the families of the victims and mourn their loss. We are thankful for the firefighters, police, doctors, and nurses who have risen to the challenge and continue to protect our communities every day.
Call for Congress, elected officials to come together to prevent future tragediesFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, July 20, 2012CONTACT: Joanne Schwartz, Executive Director at 303-991-1900DENVER: Learning this morning of the tragic shootings overnight at a movie theater in the Denver suburb of Aurora, ProgressNow Colorado offered condolences to the victims, their families, and the community of Aurora as a whole.