Attorney general candidate sues the secretary of state over rejected voter signatures

Brad Levin, a Democratic candidate for attorney general, saw about half the signatures he gathered to petition onto the primary ballot rejected by the secretary […]...

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April 24, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Littwin: Who’s the bigger culprit in sexual harassment report—Boob Grabber or Grantham?

Which is the bigger scandal — that yet another investigator has concluded that Randy “Boob Grabber” Baumgardner is a serial sexual harasser or that Senate […]...

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April 24, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics

This Colorado bill would ban teacher strikes and hit violators with fines and jail time

Two Republican lawmakers who have long helped shape education policy in Colorado have introduced a bill that would bar teachers from striking and strip unions […]...

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April 24, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Shock decision: Colorado High Court rules six-term GOP congressman Doug Lamborn shouldn’t be on the ballot

In a stunning decision, Colorado’s highest court today ruled six-term incumbent GOP congressman Doug Lamborn should not appear on the June 26 primary ballot. For […]...

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April 23, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado bill would open records on completed police internal affairs investigations

Colorado would join a dozen other states that require public disclosure of internal records on police misconduct under legislation introduced in the House on Wednesday. […]...

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April 23, 2018 Civil Rights, Colorado state legislature 2018, Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Littwin’s Official Unofficial #CO2018 governor’s race rankings, Week Four

Illustration by Mike Keefe Let’s get straight to the big news. For the first time in the brief, if glorious, history of the Littwin Official […]...

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April 21, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Guest Post: Growing and eating nutritious food is a right, not a political position

The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to provide […]...

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April 20, 2018 Guest Posts, Health, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Drilling, one mile outside Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes

Since President Donald Trump was sworn into office last year, the administration has used its “energy dominance” agenda to require states to conduct quarterly sales […]...

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April 19, 2018 Environment/Energy, High Country News, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Appeals court re-raises the bar for passing constitutional ballot measures in Colorado

When it comes to trying to get constitutional amendments on the statewide ballot in Colorado, voters in 2016 raised the bar. Then, last month, a […]...

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April 19, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Is a water war brewing on the Colorado River?

Officials from Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, and New Mexico recently sent a letter to counterparts in Arizona, hoping to avert a crisis. The problem, if unresolved, […]...

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April 18, 2018 Environment/Energy, H2O Radio, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Water, Water

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4/28 – A Skype Talk with Dr. Daniel Ellsberg

Dr. Daniel Ellsberg is known as the whistleblower who published the Pentagon Papers. While working as a high-level defense analyst at the military think-tank the […]

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How The Denver Post’s rebellion rippled across America

By now you’ve likely heard about The Denver Post’s multi-page editorial broadside at its hedge-fund owner. This week’s newsletter seeks to explain the local and national repercussions of […]

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