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Tag Archives: Colorado General Assembly

Lawmakers lament they “don’t have more influence” moving state water plan forward

Two sessions have passed since Gov. John Hickenlooper rolled out Colorado’s first statewide water plan, yet lawmakers have made little progress toward the plan’s main […]...

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May 26, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Water, Water

Charter school funding fight shakes up Colorado school finance debate

When state Sen. Owen Hill proposed an amendment to Colorado’s annual school funding bill, he told his colleagues on the Senate Education Committee no less […]...

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May 5, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Lawmakers reach high-stakes deal to save rural hospitals

Two House lawmakers and two Senate leaders have reached bipartisan agreement on a high-stakes and hard-fought state finance deal that fell apart as many times […]...

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May 4, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Anti-rolling coal bill on its way to governor

Cyclists, pedestrians and outdoor dining enthusiasts, breathe easier! A bill to stamp out the practice of “rolling coal,” when a driver of a diesel truck […]...

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May 3, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Major transportation bill dies in Senate committee, lacking Republican support

With just two weeks to go in the 2017 session, Republicans last night defeated a bill that would have gone to voters to ask for […]...

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April 26, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Meet the “Mod Squad”: centrist state Senate lawmakers who don’t always toe the party line

In July 2012, Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, refused to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, citing his Christian beliefs. […]...

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April 25, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Legislative session erupts into shouts and accusations over negotiations on major bills

Updated to add response from Speaker of the House Crisanta Duran and House Majority Leader KC Becker. The state Capitol erupted Tuesday morning into a […]...

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April 20, 2017 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

Anti-abortion bill killed in GOP-controlled Senate

It’s not a good day when you’re a conservative Republican and can’t even get your anti-abortion bill out of the Republican-controlled Senate. But that’s what […]...

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April 13, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Oil and gas rigs can still operate within 1,000 feet of a school after Senate panel’s vote

Oil and gas production wells and other facilities still have the ability to operate within 1,000 feet of a school, rather than the school’s property […]...

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April 12, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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We at The Indy aren’t big on rubber chicken dinners. But we love to dance. Join us on the evening of Friday, July 14th to […]

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Uncovering ‘a mess’ at Colorado’s state mental hospital

Some recent reporting by The Pueblo Chieftain in southern Colorado got the attention of local officials this month with a series of stories that chronicled problems plaguing the state […]

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