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Tag Archives: Americans for Prosperity

Americans for Prosperity flex muscles at the statehouse

A year ago, then-state Senate President Bill Cadman, a Colorado Springs Republican, told a gathering of the conservative advocacy group Americans for Prosperity that if […]...

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February 15, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Guns, pot, the Kochs and more: 5 memorable stories from 2016

From puncturing false narratives about Colorado to writing lengthy explainers that would never fit in a newspaper’s pages, from interviewing would-be revolutionaries to penning personal […]...

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December 30, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Americans for Prosperity prez will knock on doors himself in a Colorado U.S. House race

  Tim Phillips, president of the national political group Americans for Prosperity, will be in Colorado knocking on doors and talking to voters Friday in the […]...

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September 13, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Bill Cadman thanked AFP for his rise to rule the Colorado Senate. Now the group gives him a C. Here’s why.

  Last Tuesday, a smattering of Colorado state lawmakers were at the University Club a few blocks from the Capitol waiting to see what grade […]...

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August 31, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

TABOR timeout ballot measure won’t go to voters this year

A group trying to convince voters to hit the pause button on the state’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights, which limits government spending, has officially called […]...

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July 19, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Americans for Prosperity is spending thousands to thwart a special session

Colorado’s chapter of the free-market group Americans for Prosperity is spending at least $10,000 to try and stop Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper from calling a […]...

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June 6, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Business group asks Guv to reconvene lawmakers over the Hospital Provider Fee

  The pro-business group Colorado Concern wrote a half-page letter in Sunday’s Denver Post encouraging Gov. John Hickenlooper to call a special session to reclassify […]...

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May 23, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Will Hickenlooper drag 100 lawmakers back to Denver?

  DENVER — One of Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper’s key budget strategies for 2016 — reclassifying the state’s hospital provider fee into a standalone enterprise […]...

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May 13, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Death notice: The dramatic debate over the hospital provider fee is done

  Debate over Colorado’s hospital provider fee fizzled Tuesday in a committee room in downtown Denver. Alamosa Republican Sen. Larry Crowder, Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper’s […]...

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May 10, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

How charter schools are dodging Colorado laws

Educators say people without college degrees, including high schoolers, are teaching in Pre-K through fifth grade classes at the Community Leadership Academy, a publicly funded […]...

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May 1, 2016 Education, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

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Indy reporter Marianne Goodland talks statehouse politics on KMGH

Indy reporter Marianne Goodland joined KMGH anchor Anne Trujillo on Sunday, Feb. 12 to talk about the latest news from the Colorado General Assembly. Goodland […]

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The Home Front: A judge says women can go topless in this Colorado city

The Coloradoan in Fort Collins has the eye-catching headline of the day with “Judge: Women can go topless” appearing on A1 above the fold. U.S. District […]

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