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Tag Archives: Colorado Senate Minority Office

Tempers flare over budget impasse; Marostica to Penry: ‘Go jump in a lake’

Tempers flare over budget impasse; Marostica to Penry: ‘Go jump in a lake’

The Colorado Senate finally gave an initial OK to an $18 billion state budget late Thursday night after approving a plan over vehement GOP objections to lift $500 million from a state worker's compensation fund to avoid massive cuts in...

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April 10, 2009 Blog, Politics
Colo. Senate GOP hosting Internet ‘attack site’

Colo. Senate GOP hosting Internet ‘attack site’

Colorado Senate News.com, that rich vein of "news and information from the Senate Minority Office," has morphed from a public relations faux-news outlet to an Internet "attack site"! Surfing to the Web address brings notices not to open the site because...

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April 3, 2009 Blog, Politics
Ritter responds to GOP on Gitmo: ‘They’re just making stuff up’

Ritter responds to GOP on Gitmo: ‘They’re just making stuff up’

Gov. Bill Ritter's office pulled no punches Tuesday morning responding to a report that the communication arm of the Colorado Senate Minority Office edited a radio interview to make it seem as though Ritter had changed his position on...

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February 3, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Marijuana, Politics
Senate Minority Office ‘applauds’ mangled quote from Ritter on Gitmo

Senate Minority Office ‘applauds’ mangled quote from Ritter on Gitmo

ColoradoSenateNews.com is at it again. The partisan communications operation of the Republican Colorado Senate Minority office issued a gleeful press release Monday applauding "Ritter's change of tune on Gitmo detainees." The release includes an audio clip that...

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February 3, 2009 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Marijuana, Politics, Top Stories
Ethics Watchdog Calls for Probe of Senate Minority Office

Ethics Watchdog Calls for Probe of Senate Minority Office

Colorado Citizens for Ethics in Government (CCEG) submitted letters today to Governor Bill Ritter and District Attorney Mitch Morrissey to launch a full investigation of […]...

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April 16, 2007 Politics

ELECTIONS 2014

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Chris Christie in Colorado to campaign for Bob Beauprez

  DENVER — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took a tour of downtown Denver today with Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez.  The pair stopped off at […]

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THE BLOGS

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Excessive force in Denver: A mother’s open letter

  [Editor’s note: On Friday, The Colorado Independent posted a video and news story about the Denver Sheriff’s Department and its use of taser guns […]

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EVENTS

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‘It ain’t Latin’: A news-stained poetry happening

Where are poetry and journalism coming together today? Right here at the Colorado Independent and live in Denver, July 26 at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

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