By Marianne Goodland
Legislative Reporter 

Far-right tries to give McKean the boot as session concludes


The 2021 legislative session concluded on June 8, with the last day featuring a drawn-out debate over a climate change bill and a failed effort to boot the House Minority leader by far-right members of the Republican caucus.

The bill that would have provided reparations to hundreds of farmers and ranchers who were cheated out of tax credits by the State Department of Revenue also fell victim to a last-minute request from Governor Jared Polis, one that resulted in the bill’s demise, to the shock of the bill’s supporters.

Senate Bill 33 was never going to be an easy win in the General A...

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