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Capitol Dispatch:

Mitchell named new director of Colorado Water Conservation Board

Rebecca “Becky” Mitchell, who currently heads up the water supply planning section of the Colorado Water Conservation Board, today was named the agency’s new director, […]...

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July 5, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Water, Water

Coming to a ballot near you this November – no statewide ballot measures!

Colorado voters will get a bit of a respite this year, now that there isn’t anyone or any group planning to run a ballot measure […]...

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June 29, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Gov says: No special session for you!

After more than a week of speculation, Gov. John Hickenlooper today put to an end the idea that he might call lawmakers back for a […]...

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May 19, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Five(ish) takeaways from the 2017 legislative session

The 2017 legislative session may have done more for rural Colorado than any session in the past two decades.   “Rural, rural, rural! Music to […]...

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May 12, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, 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

State Sen. Marble slapped with ethics complaint for oil/gas event

A Colorado state senator may have run afoul of ethics laws by allowing, as alleged in an ethics complaint, an oil and gas company to […]...

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May 9, 2017 Campaign Finance, Capitol Dispatch, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

What’s on tap for the last week of the 2017 legislative session

It’s called sine die, pronounced see-NAY dee-AY. It translates loosely to “on this day and no more.” On Wednesday, the General Assembly is expected to finish […]...

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May 8, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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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May 8, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Events, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Deal to save rural hospitals clears first hurdles

The measure to save rural hospitals cleared two major steps in the state Senate today, first winning over the Senate Appropriations Committee Friday morning and then […]...

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May 5, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

State energy policy up for major changes under last-minute bill

A couple of questions someone could ask Gov. John Hickenlooper this week: how much do you love your energy office and do you want to […]...

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May 4, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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We did it!!!

We at The Indy send a delighted thank you to our readers who were able to make Friday night’s fundraiser at the Mercury Café! It was a […]

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Will the Colorado GOP block unaffiliated voters from its 2018 primaries? It seems unlikely but there’s a movement to do it

Last week, the Colorado Republican Party said it would take a vote next month to determine whether to scrap its June 2018 primary elections now […]

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