NRA Steps up Contributions in Colo. Recalls
KREX News Room
DENVER (AP) The NRA is increasing financial support with $250,000 to try to recall two Colorado Democratic lawmakers who voted for new gun restrictions this year.
A campaign finance report released Tuesday covering Aug. 23 to Aug. 29 shows the NRA's new contribution to the races. The organization's total contribution so far is about $361,700.
Senate President John Morse of Colorado Springs and Pueblo Sen. Angela Giron are facing recalls Sept. 10.
According to the latest filings, Pueblo United for Angela has raised $825,400. That's an increase of $239,400 from the reports released last week.
A Whole Lot of People for John Morse has raised $658,230, up about $52,000 from last week's report.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has contributed $350,000 to support the senators.