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Tag Archives: Bill Ritter

Bills passing fast; guvs drop by to honor ‘Johnny Van’

There were fistfights on the floor. One lawmaker brought a gun. Another crawled into the gallery so he wouldn't lose control of his bill… There was none of that when Johnny Van took over." ...

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April 21, 2014 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Tom Tancredo makes GOP primary ballot for Governor

Tom Tancredo is in the race, Bob Beauprez awaits signature verification, five others will compete Saturday....

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April 9, 2014 Just In, Politics
Bob Beauprez says he may jump into Senate race (or update: governor’s); still hope he looks both ways first

Bob Beauprez says he may jump into Senate race (or update: governor’s); still hope he looks both ways first

Bob Beauprez says he's considering getting into the GOP primary race to try to take Mark Udall's seat. No, seriously. I mean it, seriously....

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January 23, 2014 Littwin

CO Prison Officials Acknowledge Chief’s Murder Tied to Solitary Confinement Policies

To have known Tom Clements during his first year in Colorado meant hearing a statistic, sometimes over and over again, that haunted him as director of the state’s Corrections Department....

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July 8, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Dig In, Politics
Appeals Exhausted for Colorado Chuck E. Cheese’s Killer

Appeals Exhausted for Colorado Chuck E. Cheese’s Killer

The United States Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear the appeal of death-row prisoner Nathan Dunlap, the Colorado man convicted of the 1993 murder of four employees at an Aurora Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant. Dunlap's fate is now in...

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February 19, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
As Salazar Heads Back to Colorado, Friends and Foes Reflect on His Time at Interior

As Salazar Heads Back to Colorado, Friends and Foes Reflect on His Time at Interior

Like any good -- or bad -- Secretary of the Interior, Colorado’s Ken Salazar will leave Washington in a few weeks with a long list of both friends and enemies. Thing is though, they’re pretty much the same friends and...

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February 17, 2013 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Conservationists blast Colorado governor’s new utilities commission appointee

Conservationists blast Colorado governor’s new utilities commission appointee

The governor this week named Pam Patton, of Bayfield, to the PUC, where she joins former Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation chairman Joshua Epel and Republican appointee James Tarpey....

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June 15, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
In Colorado, Obama again ties clean energy to national security

In Colorado, Obama again ties clean energy to national security

President Barack Obama Thursday drew repeated applause at a private event at Aurora's Buckley Air Force Base when he called on the country to work toward energy independence, which he called a matter of national security....

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January 26, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Marijuana, Politics, State Budget, Top Stories
EPA’s Jackson touts Colorado as leader in energy and environmental politics

EPA’s Jackson touts Colorado as leader in energy and environmental politics

DENVER-- Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson spoke Monday at the National Jewish Respiratory Hospital here as a member of a panel discussing the environment and the economy. Jackson lauded "new energy economy" legislation advanced in Colorado during the administration...

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October 25, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Gardner digs in with Big Oil

Gardner digs in with Big Oil

Colorado Fourth-District Republican US Rep Cory Gardner is filling his campaign coffers for 2012 as he did in 2010 by leaning heavily on oil-and-gas industry donors. He raked in $370,000 in the quarter that just ended. That's the most...

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October 17, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Marijuana, Politics

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Tancredo says he’s definitely in for the long haul. Maybe.

The hot rumor — as Eli Stokols and I both happened to write today — is that Tom Tancredo is looking for a way out […]

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