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Tag Archives: Cole Wist

Lawmakers vote to close child autopsy reports, put burden on the public to seek access in court

Colorado lawmakers are poised to close public access to autopsy reports on minors, bowing to a request from county coroners who say disclosure of the […]...

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May 8, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, Outside Publications, The Mix

Proposed “red flag” law introduced with bipartisan support but dies in Senate along party lines

This story was updated on May 8 to indicate that the bill died in the Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee.  State lawmakers introduced […]...

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May 8, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Colorado House approves budget that cuts spending for private prisons despite projected rise in inmate population

Lawmakers are rolling the dice in an effort to drive down the state’s prison population. The $28.9 billion state budget approved Thursday includes no money […]...

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March 30, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Five(ish) takeaways from the 2017 legislative session

The 2017 legislative session may have done more for rural Colorado than any session in the past two decades.   “Rural, rural, rural! Music to […]...

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May 12, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

State lawmakers hope more affordable condos are in Colorado’s future with deal on defects legislation

Update: The House State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee voted unanimously Wednesday afternoon to send the bill to the full House for debate. House lawmakers […]...

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April 19, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Why Colorado lawmakers hope this is the year to solve the affordable condo crisis

This much perhaps everyone can agree on: Colorado is in an affordable housing crisis, whether you live on the Front Range, Western Slope or the […]...

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March 22, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats

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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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The Home Front: Methane leaks from oil and gas industry ‘offset much of the climate benefits of burning natural gas,’ study says

“The U.S. oil and gas industry emits 13 million metric tons of methane from its operations each year – nearly 60 percent more than current […]

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