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Politics:

CO’s Congressional reps kept a low profile in February. March isn’t looking much better.

By 7:30 p.m. Friday night, a smiling cardboard cutout of Republican Sen. Cory Gardner was a little worse for wear, plastered with a sign saying […]...

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February 27, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Indy reporter Marianne Goodland talks statehouse politics on KMGH

Indy reporter Marianne Goodland joined KMGH anchor Anne Trujillo on Sunday, Feb. 19 to talk about the latest news from the Colorado General Assembly. Goodland and […]...

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February 27, 2017 Events, Immigration, Just In, Past Events, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: No-show Cory stars in the ballad of a (paper) thin man

So now we know the answer to that oft-posed question: What if they held a Cory Gardner town hall and everyone but Cory Gardner showed? […]...

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February 25, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Boulder invents its own techy form of Trump-era activism

It was a particularly Boulder chapter to an unfolding national story. More than 50 volunteers from the community came together to save government data from […]...

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February 24, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

WATCH: The Cory Gardner town hall without Cory Gardner

When Republican Sen. Cory Gardner wouldn’t respond to requests for a live town hall while he’s home on break from Congress this week, his constituents […]...

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February 24, 2017 Events, Just In, Past Events, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Coal rolling regulation rolls through the House

Imagine you’re sitting down one evening to dinner on the patio of a restaurant. Just as you’re about to take your first bite, a driver […]...

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February 24, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

CO sheriffs association: Increased local ICE enforcement not likely here

The leader of Colorado’s sheriff association says two memos released by the Department of Homeland Security Tuesday clarifying President Donald Trump’s recent immigration orders aren’t […]...

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February 23, 2017 Criminal Justice, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Guest post: We’re Republican lawmakers and we think it’s time to fine tune TABOR

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

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February 23, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Colorado’s transgender students will still get to use the bathrooms they choose despite Trump’s order. Here’s why.

Colorado students shouldn’t have to worry about new guidance from the Trump administration that rescinds federal protections for transgender students because of existing state law […]...

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February 23, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Dems kill immigration bill targeting sanctuary cities

A bill that would have permitted victims of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants in sanctuary cities to sue the elected officials of those cities failed […]...

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February 23, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Indy reporter Marianne Goodland talks statehouse politics on KMGH

Indy reporter Marianne Goodland joined KMGH anchor Anne Trujillo on Sunday, Feb. 19 to talk about the latest news from the Colorado General Assembly. Goodland and […]

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The Home Front: In contrarian Colorado, union membership is up and access to birth control is getting easier

“Unions are registering growth in Colorado, despite organized labor’s long, slow decline across most of the country,” reports The Gazette in Colorado Springs. “That should […]

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