POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT

Donald Trump vs Joe Biden on Colorado issues: Where the presidential candidates stand

A breakdown of where the candidates stand on health care, marijuana, education, public lands issues and other major policies



 

 

Questions


STATE & LOCAL CORONAVIRUS RELIEF

Do you support federal relief for state and local governments whose budgets were hit by the economic crisis related to the coronavirus?  


UNEMPLOYMENT

How would you help those unemployed in Colorado because of the coronavirus and what protections do you support for workers?  


RURAL ECONOMIES

How would your administration help struggling rural economies like those in Colorado, and what help would you provide to these communities?  


TRADE & TARIFFS

Do you support the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement and how would your administration address the issue of trade tariffs?  


PAID FAMILY LEAVE

Do you support a federal paid family and medical leave program, like the one Colorado is considering at the state level?  


EDUCATION FUNDING

How would your administration address education problems facing Colorado, such as money for rural schools and low teacher pay?  


WILDFIRES

What would your administration do in response to the proliferation of wildfires in the West?  


FRACKING

Do you support fracking and what, if any, regulations would you put on it?  


RENEWABLE ENERGY

How would your administration’s energy policy move toward 100% renewable energy, which also is the goal for Colorado leaders?  


COLORADO RIVER

How will your administration regulate the use of the Colorado River to prevent water shortages?  


ELECTORAL COLLEGE

Do you support abolishing the Electoral College in favor of the national popular vote?  


MAIL BALLOT VOTING

Do you support mail ballot voting like Colorado’s system?  


CORONAVIRUS VACCINE & AID

How would your administration distribute coronavirus aid and a vaccine to the states?  


HEALTH CARE PLAN

What is your health care plan agenda and how does it affect coverage in Colorado? In addition, would it allow states like Colorado to create single-payer systems?  


PRESCRIPTION DRUG IMPORT

Do you support giving states the ability to import prescription drugs from other countries?  


MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION

Do you support the legalization of marijuana at the federal level?  


CANNABIS BANKING

Would you support and sign the SAFE Banking Act (H.R. 1595) to make it easier for marijuana businesses to bank and obtain loans in states where it is legal?  


BLM OFFICE RELOCATION

Do you support the relocation of the Bureau of Land Management headquarters to Colorado, and would you reverse this move if elected?  


CORE ACT & LAND ACCESS

Do you support efforts to expand access to public lands, and do you support the CORE Act?  


DRILLING ON PUBLIC LAND

Do you support allowing oil and gas drilling on federal public lands?  


The Candidates


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Joe Biden

Joe Biden

Former Vice President and U.S. Senator   

Donald Trump

Donald Trump

Incumbent president and businessman   

The Issues


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