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Lawmakers make another attempt at closing the state’s digital divide

This story was originally published on Feb. 2 and updated on April 2 after Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the bill into law.  For Senator Don […]...

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April 2, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Lawmakers race to secure federal broadband money

This story was updated Wednesday afternoon to reflect a vote by the House.  The Colorado House Wednesday passed a bill aimed at securing as much […]...

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January 23, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Colorado voters clear path toward Obama’s cheap, fast internet

In Colorado, where residents in seven cities and counties this past November voted to free local government from state laws prohibiting them from offering their own internet service....

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January 26, 2015 The Mix

Civil and digital rights advanced

notes on the 111th day of the 2014 legislative session...

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April 28, 2014 Capitol Notebook, The Mix
Stimulus officials seek help in extending super highway into digital darklands

Stimulus officials seek help in extending super highway into digital darklands

There are people in Colorado and around the country who don’t have access to broadband internet. Worse is that a lot of them, accustomed to […]...

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February 16, 2010 Blog, Politics
Colo. wins stimulus money to map Internet terrain and lay the tubes

Colo. wins stimulus money to map Internet terrain and lay the tubes

The Governor’s Office of Information Technology has won federal Recovery Act cash to up the speed limit on the information superhighway in the overdue dial-up […]...

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December 2, 2009 Blog, Education, Politics
Polis, Perlmutter signed onto Net policy letter meant to serve Verizon

Polis, Perlmutter signed onto Net policy letter meant to serve Verizon

Colorado U.S. Reps. Jared Polis and Ed Perlmutter signed onto a letter to the Federal Communications Commission last week Thursday that was penned by New York Democratic U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks. The letter was signed by 70 other...

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October 21, 2009 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Colorado schools look to stimulus funding for broadband boost

Colorado schools look to stimulus funding for broadband boost

Many Colorado schools operate without adequate access to an increasingly critical utility:  broadband service. It’s a problem that plagues many rural and some urban districts […]...

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September 28, 2009 Blog, Education, Politics

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

Red Tent Bazaar Fundraiser for The Colorado Independent Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and laughter to benefit The […]

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How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]

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