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Colorado governor vetoes first bills of 2024 [Video]

DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis’ office announced late Friday evening that the governor has rejected six bills, including measures that deal with employee discipline, construction wages and the treatment of energy derived from burning solid waste. 

It’s the governor’s first vetoes of bills passed in this year’s legislative session, when lawmakers sent more than 500 bills of the 705 introduced to Polis’ desk. As for Friday night, Polis was still working through more than 300 bills that needed his action.

One of the bills vetoed involved wage claims in the construction industry. House Bill 1008 would have made a general contractor liable for wage claims by workers for salaries allegedly owed by a subcontractor.

In a statement, Polis said he agrees with protecting a worker’s right to be paid.

“This bill, however, would let subcontractors who fail to pay their workers off the hook, do little if anything to prevent additional wage theft, …

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Trump tries for umpteenth time to get classified documents case dismissed [Video]

There is increasing scrutiny of the Florida judge--a Donald Trump appointee--who is overseeing Trumps classified documents case, as the delays continue. This time, it was a hearing on Monday over the special counsels funding. Former acting solicitor general and MSNBC legal analyst Neal Katyal joins Joy Reid to discuss.

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Friends of Dupree School shows appreciation for county officials help in renovation project [Video]

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) Friends of the Dupree School showing appreciation for the county with their help of the historic Dupree school. The nonprofit entity giving commissioners a plaque of appreciation for helping them with funding to bring the old landmark back to life. It has been around for over 120 years a school []