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Capitol Notebook:

The crushing burden of student loan debt and what one Colorado lawmaker wants to do about it

One thing Linsi Bowers learned growing up in rural Colorado was the importance of a college education. She heard it again and again as a […]...

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December 20, 2017 Capitol Notebook, Education, Just In, The Mix

The Colorado General Assembly begins its 2017 session next week. Here’s what you can expect.

Quick — name the biggest accomplishment of the 2016 General Assembly. And no fair counting the budget — it’s the only thing lawmakers legally are […]...

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January 4, 2017 #coleg notebook, Capitol Dispatch, Capitol Notebook, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

All quiet on the eastern front and notes on the chamber wars

Increasing sound and fury in the Capitol as both Republicans and Democrats flex their partisan muscles in their respective chambers....

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January 30, 2015 Capitol Notebook, Just In

That’s a wrap, folks

Tax credits, education investments, civil rights and more — all in your 2014 legislative session review ...

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May 7, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Uncategorized

Special regulation for weed edibles, but not for experimental uranium mining

Notes from the penultimate day of the 2014 legislative session ...

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May 6, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Politics

House creates special weed bank, promises more transparency on highway projects

House approves credit unions for weed shops The House gave final approval to HB 1398 today, a measure which allows licensed weed retailers to form […]...

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May 5, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Politics, Uncategorized

Lawmakers decide how to spend pot tax cash; RMGO knows how to kill a bill

Notes from the final fugue, a.k.a. the 115th day of the 2014 legislative session ...

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May 2, 2014 Capitol Notebook, The Mix

No sign of fracking ghost bill; bills OK’d on trains; Alzheimer’s; phone snooping

Gov. Hickenlooper seemed to have no more clarifying intelligence on the bill's likely materialization than do speculating members of the media....

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May 1, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Guv signs budget; local-control ghost bill makes racket; lots of bills pass

This year's "long bill" includes more money for public safety, $144 million for flood and wildlife recovery and $100 million to make higher education in the state more affordable....

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April 30, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Civil Rights, Education, Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Amazon tax and back to the future cars

notes from the last few days of the 2014 legislative session. ...

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April 29, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Uncategorized

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Support The Indy at the Denver Press Club with guest bartender Dick Lamm!

Former Colorado Gov. Richard Lamm will return to the Denver Press Club as a guest bartender next Tuesday, Jan. 9 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 […]

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News Poetry: Homeless at 7th and Santa Fe

1. Black plastic bag, no tote, no backpack One pair of shoes, no socks, no laces Plenty of sunshine today, no raincoat One glove, one […]

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