In modern times, private bills are mostly used to help undocumented immigrants receive temporary stays while federal officials review their cases.
Colorado congressional delegation
This past year was far from a high point in Congress’ 224-year history but Colorado lawmakers say they are just as frustrated as voters.
Cory Gardner at a recent campaign event. [Photo: KUNC/Nathan Heffel]
[This story was produced and reported by Nathan Heffel, KUNC.]
As lawmakers return to Capitol Hill and a new Republican House majority is sworn in this week, Colorado GOP Congressman Mike Coffman plans to introduce a bill to stimulate the U.S.