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The Indy Weekly Podcast, Episode 2: George Brauchler is having trouble sleeping

Reporter Corey Hutchins recently received a text at almost 3 o’clock in the morning from an unexpected sender: Arapahoe County DA and Republican candidate for […]...

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May 27, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: The body slammer wins and now the question is whether it’s all Trump’s fault

The body slammer wins in Montana, meaning, apparently, we’re either one step closer to the apocalypse or to political reporters adopting concussion protocols. Or maybe […]...

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May 26, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Lawmakers lament they “don’t have more influence” moving state water plan forward

Two sessions have passed since Gov. John Hickenlooper rolled out Colorado’s first statewide water plan, yet lawmakers have made little progress toward the plan’s main […]...

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May 26, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Water, Water

Despite urging, Hickenlooper won’t ask oil and gas regulator to reconsider appeal of Martinez ruling

Gov. John Hickenlooper will not ask the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) to reconsider its appeal of a recent court ruling requiring the […]...

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May 25, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Meet the new CBO score — same as the old score

The much-anticipated CBO score is finally out for the latest iteration of Trumpcare, the one that passed the House three weeks ago without Paul Ryan […]...

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May 24, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

As GOP El Paso County Commissioners redraw their own district lines, progressive activists have a message: We’re watching

Democrats in Colorado’s heaviest Republican county are ringing alarm bells as a board of five GOP public officials sets out to redraw their own district […]...

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May 24, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Did the Colorado legislature’s biggest compromise set a Republican tripwire over TABOR?

UPDATE: Since this story was posted, 18th Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler, who is running for governor as a Republican, said after thinking about it […]...

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May 23, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Report: Colorado’s Ken Salazar was hired by Anadarko after Firestone explosion

Former U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar identified himself as a lawyer for oil and gas giant Anadarko immediately following a fatal home explosion in Firestone […]...

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May 23, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

After seven months, recommendations due from Denver task force on African-American equity issues

After a critical report documented concerns about how African-American educators and students in Denver are treated, Denver Public Schools assembled a task force of more […]...

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May 23, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Mix

LISTEN: The Indy Weekly Podcast, Episode I

Well, we finally did it: The Colorado Independent has made a podcast. In our pilot episode of “The Indy Weekly Podcast” — we don’t even […]...

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May 20, 2017 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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As GOP El Paso County Commissioners redraw their own district lines, progressive activists have a message: We’re watching

Democrats in Colorado’s heaviest Republican county are ringing alarm bells as a board of five GOP public officials sets out to redraw their own district […]

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