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Tag Archives: Bob Rankin

Seven education storylines to watch as the Colorado General Assembly gets to work

  As Colorado lawmakers return to the Capitol on Wednesday to begin crafting education policy and setting spending priorities, they face significant budget challenges, an […]...

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January 9, 2017 Education, Events, Just In, Past Events, The Mix, Uncategorized

IUD funding slashed from state budget, House considers new approach

The bipartisan battle to secure $5 million to fund a Colorado program that offers teens long-acting reversible birth control hit another snag at the Capitol […]...

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April 15, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

House U-turns on immigrant driver’s license funding

DENVER — The House rejected a program-funding standoff on Wednesday that threatened to bring hallmark D.C.-style dysfunction to the state Capitol this legislative session. By […]...

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February 26, 2015 Uncategorized

Dems Hamner and Young join powerful budget committee, Duran and May exit

Just after she was elected the first female Democratic Speaker of the House, Boulder Rep. Dicky Lee Hullinghorst was tasked with replacing two of the most powerful […]...

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November 19, 2014 Just In
Colorado conservation groups say Hick, Bennet wins bode well for ‘New Energy Economy’

Colorado conservation groups say Hick, Bennet wins bode well for ‘New Energy Economy’

Members of Colorado’s conservationist community today lauded the election of Democrats John Hickenlooper (governor) and Michael Bennet (U.S. Senate), pointing to their victories Tuesday as a clear sign that the state still supports Gov. Bill Ritter’s alternative energy agenda....

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November 3, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Schwartz survives scare; Dems hold onto state Senate majority

Schwartz survives scare; Dems hold onto state Senate majority

The Denver Post is reporting that state Sen. Gail Schwartz, a Snowmass Democrat with a big GOP target on her back, won her re-election bid […]...

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November 3, 2010 Blog, Politics
Lefty nest Aspen increasingly infiltrated by GOP operatives

Lefty nest Aspen increasingly infiltrated by GOP operatives

ASPEN -- Aspen isn't just a haven for liberals. Conservatives network, plot and stuff their war chests here too. A few recent A-list functions, at least two of them deeply shrouded in secrecy, underscore Aspen's importance to the Grand Old...

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October 21, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Schwartz responds to Western Tradition Partnership attack

Schwartz responds to Western Tradition Partnership attack

State Senator Gail Schwartz, D-Snowmass, has responded to attack mailers sent out by GOP dirty-trickster group Western Tradition Partnership that depict her as Donald Trump […]...

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October 8, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Sign wars heat up in Aspen as realtors hope to cash in on campaigns

Sign wars heat up in Aspen as realtors hope to cash in on campaigns

ASPEN -- Eleven scenic acres for sale on the banks of the Roaring Fork River just outside of Aspen are becoming a hotbed of partisan gamesmanship as supporters of Colorado's stumping politicians jockey to one-up each other ahead of November's...

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September 30, 2010 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
GOP eyes key state senate seat, blasting FASTER, praising oil and gas

GOP eyes key state senate seat, blasting FASTER, praising oil and gas

Two Republicans have entered the fray to take down a key state senate seat narrowly won by Democrat Gail Schwartz in 2006, as the GOP […]...

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December 22, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics

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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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