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Tag Archives: brian delgrosso

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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Desert drought dust ups avalanche danger in Colorado backcountry

We all know what a blanket of fresh snow is supposed to look like, but for the last 10 years, the snows falling in parts of the Colorado Rockies have been far from virgin white and fluffy.

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THE BLOGS

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On politics, personhood and late-terms

Why does Mark Udall’s position on late-term abortions draw so much less attention than Cory Gardner’s waffling support on Personhood?

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EVENTS

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Democracy Now! Denver Double Whammy

On Democracy Now! tomorrow, The Independent’s Susan Greene on the historic $4.65 million jury verdict against the city of Denver for the 2010 city-jail excessive force killing of Marvin Booker, and columnist Mike Littwin on Colorado’s dead-heat races for governor and U.S. Senate.

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