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Tag Archives: Colorado House

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, LGBTQ, 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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Desert drought dust ups avalanche danger in Colorado backcountry

We all know what a blanket of fresh snow is supposed to look like, but for the last 10 years, the snows falling in parts of the Colorado Rockies have been far from virgin white and fluffy.

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THE BLOGS

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On politics, personhood and late-terms

Why does Mark Udall’s position on late-term abortions draw so much less attention than Cory Gardner’s waffling support on Personhood?

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EVENTS

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Democracy Now! Denver Double Whammy

On Democracy Now! tomorrow, The Independent’s Susan Greene on the historic $4.65 million jury verdict against the city of Denver for the 2010 city-jail excessive force killing of Marvin Booker, and columnist Mike Littwin on Colorado’s dead-heat races for governor and U.S. Senate.

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