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Capitol Dispatch:

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

Anti-rolling coal bill on its way to governor

Cyclists, pedestrians and outdoor dining enthusiasts, breathe easier! A bill to stamp out the practice of “rolling coal,” when a driver of a diesel truck […]...

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May 3, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Lawmakers pull provider fee bill back from the brink, negotiations continue

The state Capitol erupted this morning in dueling press conferences as lawmakers worked to salvage a deal that would convert the state’s hospital provider fee […]...

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May 1, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Dance like independent media depends on it!

We at The Indy aren’t big on rubber chicken dinners. But we love to dance. Join us on the evening of Friday, July 14th to […]

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The Home Front: ‘This is the first I’ve viewed the legislation,’ says Cory Gardner, one of 13 senators tasked with writing new healthcare law

Nine out of about a dozen of the state’s largest newspapers carried news on the front page today about a healthcare bill Republicans in the […]

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