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Tag Archives: Colorado House

Governor speaks on Trump’s first days in office. He isn’t impressed.

Gov. John Hickenlooper today strongly criticized President Donald Trump’s cabinet picks, saying it appears as though the president is simply trying to “create a destructive […]...

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February 1, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

State House says hell no on religious exemptions bill

Even in redder-than-red Indiana, discriminating against someone because of their sexual orientation is frowned upon. Look at the outcry that came from business leaders and […]...

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January 26, 2017 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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, 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

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We at The Indy send a delighted thank you to our readers who were able to make Friday night’s fundraiser at the Mercury Café! It was a […]

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What a dearth of teachers means for a school in a one-stoplight Colorado town

OTIS — Late last spring, after five of her two dozen teachers resigned with no replacements in sight, Superintendent Kendra Anderson reassured her school’s anxious […]

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