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Tag Archives: Colorado Water Congress

Lawmakers lament they “don’t have more influence” moving state water plan forward

Two sessions have passed since Gov. John Hickenlooper rolled out Colorado’s first statewide water plan, yet lawmakers have made little progress toward the plan’s main […]...

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May 26, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Water, Water

More people, less water? Fewer Coloradans seem to care

Coloradans are more concerned about water quality than about water supplies, and their awareness of the state’s looming water shortage has fallen sharply in the […]...

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August 30, 2016 Blog, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Bennet: Hold Us Accountable

Sen. Michael Bennet this morning made a pitch to the state’s water community for sending him back to Washington, despite the rank partisanship that characterizes […]...

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August 25, 2016 Blog, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Tipton calls for an ‘all of the above’ energy plan

Interruption of speeches at Colorado Water Congress conventions with applause is rare, but then U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton is a good public speaker and he obviously struck a strong chord when he railed about the rising U.S. debt Wednesday....

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August 25, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

John Salazar tells a funny story about one very awkward lunch at the White House

Agriculture Commissioner John Salazar regales Water Congress members with a story about what happens when a Colorado farm boy is invited to lunch at the White House....

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January 31, 2011 Center Well
Hickenlooper says water is Colorado’s most important natural resource

Hickenlooper says water is Colorado’s most important natural resource

"Water is the most vital of all our natural resources," Governor John Hickenlooper today told the annual convention of the Colorado Water Congress....

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January 28, 2011 Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Water analysts refute Maes’ claim: ‘If it starts in Colorado, it’s our water’

Water analysts refute Maes’ claim: ‘If it starts in Colorado, it’s our water’

If elected governor in November, Republican Dan Maes said that he might be inclined to turn his back on a century of water law. He told the Colorado Water Congress Saturday, speaking of water rights, “If it starts in Colorado,...

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September 1, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Udall, Schaffer throw gas on McCain water-statement wildfire

Udall, Schaffer throw gas on McCain water-statement wildfire

Congressman Mark Udall Friday in Vail graciously resisted “piling on” Arizona Sen. John McCain for his now-infamous gaffe last weekend about wanting to renegotiate the Colorado River Compact, while the “cold, dead political carcass” of Udall’s Senate opponent, Bob...

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August 23, 2008 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Top Stories
Dick Wadhams, Wally Stealey trade barbs over 527s at Vail water confab

Dick Wadhams, Wally Stealey trade barbs over 527s at Vail water confab

Colorado Republican State Chairman Dick Wadhams sparred with influential lobbyist Wally Stealey in Vail Friday over the negative campaigning of independent political committees, campaign finance reform and the disaffection of voters with their respective political parties....

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August 23, 2008 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

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An evening with Clarence Moses-EL

ATTENTION news junkies, civil libertarians, and anyone familiar with the twisted case against Clarence Moses-EL, who spent 28 years behind bars on a wrongful conviction: […]

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The Gray Box: The inhumanity of solitary confinement

This story, written by Colorado Independent editor Susan Greene, is among the work for which she is being honored this week by the ACLU of […]

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