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Tag Archives: Colorado House

Digging in to Broomfield’s must-watch Gray/Nelson House race

Some of the most contentious issues in this year’s legislative session, like transportation and fracking, have a happy home in House District 33, which encompasses […]...

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June 23, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Republicans lick chops at prospect of state Senate control

With a one-seat Democratic majority in Colorado’s State Senate (18-17) and at least seven races in play, the calculus for dominance in the legislature’s upper […]...

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November 4, 2014 Education, Election 2014: State Legislature, Elections 2014, Just In, Top Stories

State House races feature few contentious primaries

Plenty of money is already being raised in some races; 20 Democrats so far remain unchallenged....

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March 14, 2014 Politics, Uncategorized

Colorado House clash tied to JeffCo school board ‘donnybrook’

DENVER -- It wasn't a gun bill, but it sparked the kind of heated exchange that characterizes gun-bill debates in Colorado. ...

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February 14, 2014 Education, Politics, The Mix
Conservative Rep. Stephens Supports ‘Abortion Pill’ in Instances of Rape, Incest

Conservative Rep. Stephens Supports ‘Abortion Pill’ in Instances of Rape, Incest

Rep. Amy Stephens -- a Colorado Springs Republican who once worked for evangelical powerhouse organization Focus on the Family -- argued Tuesday against an anti-abortion proposal that would have made providing emergency contraception to victims of rape and incest a...

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February 7, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Speaker McNulty sends civil unions bill to House kill committee

Speaker McNulty sends civil unions bill to House kill committee

DENVER-- Republican House Speaker Frank McNulty in the first hours of a special session of the legislature called to consider a gay-rights civil unions bill has effectively assured that bill's death, assigning it to the hardline Republican-controlled State,...

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May 14, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Balmer beseeches ‘most humble colleagues’ at Ye Olde State Capitol

Balmer beseeches ‘most humble colleagues’ at Ye Olde State Capitol

Suddenly it makes sense that state Rep. David Balmer didn't have any e-mails to turn over to the House Ethics Committee last month. Now, if they'd only asked for edicts and proclamations. ... In an accent best described as mid-Monty...

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February 10, 2009 Blog, Politics
LIVE BLOG: Legislative Wrap Up

LIVE BLOG: Legislative Wrap Up

The House and Senate convened this morning at 10 a.m. Today’s House calendar here Today’s Senate calendar here I’m a little late on this but […]...

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May 4, 2007 Politics
A Tale of Two Web Sites

A Tale of Two Web Sites

The apparent pretext behind Colorado Senate News.com, the official communications hub for the Senate Minority Communications Office, is as important as recently discovered revelations of […]...

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April 16, 2007 Politics

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Join The Indy for Denver DA debate, Sept. 14th

It’s often said that a district attorney has more direct power over people’s lives than a mayor. If that’s so, Denver voters need to know […]

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In Colorado, Green Party’s Jill Stein won’t endorse the ColoradoCare universal healthcare ballot measure

  COLORADO SPRINGS — Days after Bernie Sanders officially backed a ballot measure in Colorado that would create the first universal healthcare system in the […]

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