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Author : John Tomasic

Transgender birth certificate bill crashes against anti-gay lobby

DENVER — “Like many of you, I never met a transgender person, until I met my daughter,” said Ben Taylor, an Australian with wiry hair […]...

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April 17, 2015 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Coffman donated Aaron Schock cash to military family aid group

The Colorado congressman donated $20,000 to a group that helps veterans' families just three days after after Schock announced he would resign. ...

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April 17, 2015 Just In, The Mix

Shocker: Medical marijuana testing and labeling bill survives kill committee

That photo above doesn’t look like much. Look closer, though. What you’re seeing is the moment after the Colorado Senate State Affairs committee — the […]...

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April 16, 2015 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Looking at another soft-focus fracking story from the gas patch

Full disclosure, reinforced steel pipes, food, gardens, kids, toy stores. What’s to worry about?...

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April 15, 2015 Just In, The Mix

Sen. Gardner on Iran bill: ‘Now we can speak with one voice’

Colorado U.S. Senator Cory Gardner talked this morning on NBC about the U.S. Senate bill passed unanimously out of committee Wednesday that would define the […]...

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April 15, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado GOP gun rights bills go down in lopsided battle

“This bill proposes that the answer to gun violence in the schools is to put more guns into the schools. I’m not surprised, because that’s the gun lobby’s answer."...

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April 14, 2015 Civil Rights, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Bennet says no intention of undercutting Iran deal

"In the coming days I intend to study the proposed agreement carefully," Bennet told the Colorado Independent in an email. "The details really matter here. This is not a time for politics."...

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April 10, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix
Look sharp, Dr. Chaps edition

Look sharp, Dr. Chaps edition

The old-school “Executive Shine” stand at the Capitol in Denver is fitted into a corner off the busy main lobby in the basement, tucked behind […]...

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April 10, 2015 Just In

‘Obamacare’ long war haunts bill on EPA carbon-emissions plan

DENVER — Obamacare was the unlikely elephant in the room Thursday during a state Energy Committee hearing about a new bill that would rework the […]...

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April 10, 2015 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Coffman a top recipient of disgraced Aaron Schock’s campaign cash

Questions about the donations are unlikely to go away any time soon....

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April 8, 2015 Just In, The Mix

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Drilling into Colorado fracking: A panel discussion – April 30

The governor’s drilling task force has wrapped up its work and Coloradans are wondering what’s next with fracking policy. Colorado Independent Managing Editor John Tomasic […]

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