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Littwin: What’s next, Comey sleeping with the fishes?

At first blush, it may look as if Donald Trump has finally gone the full Nixon. But if there’s one thing we can safely take […]...

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May 12, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Jeanette Vizguerra granted stay of removal, will leave sanctuary

Undocumented immigrant and longtime Denver resident Jeanette Vizguerra has been granted a stay of removal from deportation until March 15, 2019. Vizguerra, who is originally […]...

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May 12, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Governor considers special session on roads, broadband

Two of the biggest state issues that weren’t settled in the 2017 legislative session may get one more shot this year. Gov. John Hickenlooper said […]...

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May 11, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Five months ago Colorado schools were bracing for the worst. Here’s how much money they’ll get next year.

Despite gloomy economic forecasts, Colorado lawmakers managed to keep the state’s school funding shortfall from growing this year. The state’s public schools will see on […]...

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May 11, 2017 Politics, The Mix

WATCH. LISTEN: Indy reporter Marianne Goodland rocks the harp in the Colorado House

Marianne Goodland’s public service doesn’t end with getting scoops at the Capitol for The Colorado Independent. On this final day of the legislative session, she drew up her […]...

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May 10, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Despite Gardner vote, US Senate fails to revoke Obama methane rule

The U.S. Senate failed this morning to repeal an Obama-era methane rule, instead voting to preserve regulations which limit oil and gas-related methane emissions on […]...

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May 10, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Bill to save rural hospitals on its way to the governor

With the 11-hour passage today—the final day of the state’s 2017 General Assembly—of a sweeping and hard-fought-for bill to spare rural hospitals from decimating budget […]...

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May 10, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats

GUEST POST: I was one of Colorado’s Hamilton Electors. What is happening is what I feared.

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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May 10, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Keefe: Deja vu all over again

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May 10, 2017 Just In, Keefe, Politics

Where are Colorado leaders on Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey?

You’re fired. The two words that made Donald Trump famous on reality TV are now making him headlines as president of the United States after […]...

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May 10, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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The Indy’s Marianne Goodland on this week’s Politics Unplugged

This week on KMGH-7’s Politics Unplugged: the hospital provider fee, what’s next for transportation and how did the 2017 General Assembly fare?    

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The Home Front: In Pueblo, Colorado, where Donald Trump won, 40% are on Medicaid

“Cutting the federal Medicaid program by $800 billion over a decade and the federal food stamp program by nearly 30 percent are key pieces of […]

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