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The Home Front: Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet unveils public-option health insurance bill

“Americans living in rural counties would get a public option for health insurance under a bill introduced by two U.S. senators,” reports The Grand Junction […]...

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October 18, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

The Home Front: Boulder County commissioners file protests aimed at drilling plans

“Boulder County commissioners have filed two formal protests with the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission aimed at plans submitted last month by 8 North […]...

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October 17, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

The Home Front: Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says ‘I’m not a very seasoned politician’

“After eight years as Denver’s mayor and seven as governor, John Hickenlooper still fumbles with the finer points of politics. The governor’s energetic warmth, which […]...

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October 16, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

The Home Front: ‘2,500 children and pregnant mothers’ could lose health coverage in a Colorado county because of Congress

“After Congress let funding for the national Children’s Health Insurance Program expire at the end of September, local health care providers are working to educate […]...

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October 13, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

The Home Front: Is a smoke-free proposal for downtown Denver a war on the poor?

“A proposal that would make the 16th Street Mall smoke-free isn’t about public health, opponents say, but about creating another means to push homeless and […]...

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October 12, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

The Home Front: Colorado lawmakers accidentally passed a broad transparent money-in-politics law

“A new campaign finance law for Colorado school board races is causing headaches for candidates in the state’s top-line elections in 2018 — from governor […]...

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October 11, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

The Home Front: Dirty campaigns in Boulder as ‘councilwoman claims poop was left on her front step’

“Reports of stolen campaign signs are pouring in from around the city, and one councilwoman claims poop was left on her front step,” reports The […]...

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October 10, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

The Home Front: A 31-year-old endurance athlete in Steamboat died after a rattlesnake bite

“A 31-year-old Steamboat Springs endurance athlete who had just moved to Golden was killed Saturday after being bitten by a rattlesnake,” reports The Steamboat Pilot. […]...

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October 9, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

The Home Front: Energy company gift to Weld County commissioner under scrutiny

“Weld County Commissioner Julie Cozad is the subject of a state Independent Ethics Commission investigation following a complaint from a Weld County resident. Cozad, the […]...

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October 6, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front

The Home Front: Cory Gardner canceled his Friday town hall in Pueblo

UPDATE: The Pueblo Chieftain is now reporting Gardner canceled the town hall. “Gardner’s office confirmed the cancellation late Thursday morning, the paper reports. “His staff […]...

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October 5, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front

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Leadership at the League of Women Voters in Colorado split over redistricting campaign

The president of the League of Women Voters of Colorado, a nonpartisan voter education group that lent its name and credibility to a revamped campaign to […]

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