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Littwin: Republicans deal out a hand of overreach poker at the capitol

Looking at the array of problems facing Democrats in this post-recall election year, what do the Republicans do? That's right, just what you'd expect them to do....

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January 17, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, Littwin Columns

Republicans ready to rain on Democrats’ planned sunny-day legislature

  DENVER– If you can measure anything by opening day speeches, the ones given in the House here today suggest the 2014 legislative session is […]...

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January 8, 2014 Education, Environment/Energy, In-Depth

Full text: Minority Leader DelGrosso opening day speech

  House Minority Leader Brian DelGrosso, a Loveland Republican, delivered remarks inaugurating the 2014 legislative session that celebrated Colorado mettle tested in recent years by […]...

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January 8, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Full text: Speaker Ferrandino opening day speech

"Now is not the time to take a step backward, to relitigate the fights of the past, to descend into Washington-style impasse and dysfunction." ...

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January 8, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Minority Leader Brian DelGrosso is Internet Japanese

House Minority Leader Brian DelGrosso, like most of his fellow lawmakers, has his own website, except his is in Japanese and it peddles payday loans....

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January 8, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix
Boulder Rep. Levy Drafting Bill to Repeal Death Penalty

Boulder Rep. Levy Drafting Bill to Repeal Death Penalty

State Rep. Claire Levy this week told The Colorado Independent she is writing a bill to eliminate the death penalty in Colorado. Levy, D-Boulder, said she will introduce the bill if she is satisfied it will have a strong chance...

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December 21, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Scorecard singles out conservation heroes, villains in 2012 Colorado legislative session

Scorecard singles out conservation heroes, villains in 2012 Colorado legislative session

The economy and the environment “both won” in Colorado's legislative session this year, according to an annual scorecard that a leading state environmental group released Thursday....

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July 13, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Nikkel casts key vote to advance Colorado civil unions bill

Nikkel casts key vote to advance Colorado civil unions bill

DENVER-- The House Judiciary Committee voted Thursday evening to advance a state civil unions bill that would grant legal recognition to same-sex couples. The bill died in the same Republican-controlled committee last year but on Thursday won the deciding vote...

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May 4, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories
Jobs, jobs, jobs, say Colorado legislators

Jobs, jobs, jobs, say Colorado legislators

Ask any Colorado legislator what they hope to accomplish in the upcoming session and they will tell you they want to create jobs, or help businesses create jobs, or remove regulatory impediments to job creation, or improve access to capital....

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January 10, 2012 Center Well, Education, Politics, State Budget

House says no full-strength beer in grocery stores

A bill that would have allowed Walmart and other big-box grocery stores to carry full-strength beer died in the House Thursday. On the House floor legislators said the doubling of stores selling beer would compromise the promise liquor store owners...

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April 12, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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THE BLOGS

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Mike Keefe’s animal magnetism

The Colorado Independent and Beacon Reader have joined forces to help bring Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mike Keefe’s work back to Colorado readers on a weekly basis.

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EVENTS

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Watch: Pulitzer-winning Mike Keefe talks cartooning, independent media

Mike Keefe has been a Colorado editorial cartoonist for three decades. He left the downsizing Denver Post in 2011, the year after he won a Pulitzer prize, and now he’s working with the Colorado Independent. Join our virtual event.

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