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Tag Archives: Colorado General Assembly

Senate Republicans say no to legal immigrants serving in law enforcement

Should legal immigrants be police officers in Colorado? Senate Republicans say no, and today passed a bill on straight party lines that would bar legal […]...

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February 17, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Stalking, sexual assault victims may be able to break rental agreements under House bill

Women’s groups, advocates for the homeless and those who support victims of sexual assault or stalking are cheering a near-unanimous vote today on a bipartisan […]...

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February 15, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Housing, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Americans for Prosperity flex muscles at the statehouse

A year ago, then-state Senate President Bill Cadman, a Colorado Springs Republican, told a gathering of the conservative advocacy group Americans for Prosperity that if […]...

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February 15, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The statehouse skinny: Guns, roads and rubber duckies

Editor’s note: Every week, we send a newsletter to subscribers. This week’s, which is republished below, is a conversation between The Colorado Independent’s Managing Editor […]...

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February 13, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Hickenlooper plays it safe with State of the State

Analysis Gov. John Hickenlooper played it safe today. After two years of fighting with majority Republicans in the state Senate and not getting the results […]...

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

Opening Day at the Colorado General Assembly: One day down, 119 to go

The 2017 session of the Colorado General Assembly already had distinguished itself before today’s Opening Day. It includes the first Latina Speaker of the House, […]...

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January 11, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Seven education storylines to watch as the Colorado General Assembly gets to work

  As Colorado lawmakers return to the Capitol on Wednesday to begin crafting education policy and setting spending priorities, they face significant budget challenges, an […]...

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January 9, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events

Fake pee may be flushed by state lawmakers

Marijuana sales in Colorado topped $1 billion last year. That may have triggered an upswing in the sale of another product: synthetic urine, which helps […]...

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January 7, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Hospital provider fee dead, or at least on life support, for 2017

An intense two-year battle between Colorado’s outgoing Senate president and the outgoing speaker of the House appears to be ending right along with the terms […]...

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January 5, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The deep-pocketed outside groups that spent millions to influence the race for the state Capitol

The top race for the state legislature in 2016, at least in terms of spending by the candidates, was the contest between Republican incumbent Sen. […]...

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December 23, 2016 Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Indy reporter Marianne Goodland talks statehouse politics on KMGH

Indy reporter Marianne Goodland joined KMGH anchor Anne Trujillo on Sunday, Feb. 12 to talk about the latest news from the Colorado General Assembly. Goodland […]

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The Home Front: A judge says women can go topless in this Colorado city

The Coloradoan in Fort Collins has the eye-catching headline of the day with “Judge: Women can go topless” appearing on A1 above the fold. U.S. District […]

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