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Tag Archives: crisanta duran

Political strong-arming, or just a simple mistake? You decide

Updated at 3:40 p.m. to add statement from Rep. Daneya Esgar of Pueblo on her vote. For the past 15 days, House Democrats have held […]...

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April 25, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Legislative session erupts into shouts and accusations over negotiations on major bills

Updated to add response from Speaker of the House Crisanta Duran and House Majority Leader KC Becker. The state Capitol erupted Tuesday morning into a […]...

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April 20, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Transportation bill advances in Senate committee, but fate uncertain

A measure that could raise up to $3.5 billion for Colorado’s long list of road and bridge repairs squeaked through a Republican-controlled Senate committee this […]...

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April 12, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Budget debate turns into House ruckus over sanctuary cities

The road to next year’s state budget hit some bumps in the last 24 hours, with the House coming to a standstill twice over the […]...

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April 7, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Bill to raise sales tax for transportation passes first test

Lawmakers worked into the evening Wednesday to find the best way, or perhaps the least objectionable way, to begin to fund a backlog of $9 […]...

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March 22, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Why Colorado lawmakers hope this is the year to solve the affordable condo crisis

This much perhaps everyone can agree on: Colorado is in an affordable housing crisis, whether you live on the Front Range, Western Slope or the […]...

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March 22, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Republican Senate leader to back hospital provider fee change

Updated to add comment from Michael Fields of Americans for Prosperity. While conservative lawmakers are squabbling about how to finance an immediate need for $3.5 […]...

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March 21, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Fears of Obamacare repeal drive packed healthcare town hall

Hundreds of Coloradans fearful over losing their health insurance in the face of the Republican Obamacare replacement plan filled the gym of Denver’s West High […]...

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March 10, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

GOP Senate prez under fire for state transportation tax plan

Reaction from conservative lawmakers and their allies to a transportation bill introduced Wednesday afternoon has been swift and from some, brutal. The plan would seek voter approval to […]...

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March 9, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Lawmakers draft bill that relies on sales tax hike to pay for state’s transportation needs

With the 2017 General Assembly just days from its halfway mark, a bill to remedy some of the state’s biggest transportation headaches showed up in […]...

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March 8, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Rally to Save Net Neutrality TODAY!

Activists from around the state will rally in support of the Federal Communications Commission’s Net Neutrality rules TODAY, December 9th at 1:00 PM in Denver’s […]

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Redistricting in Colorado: Clearing hurdles, looming court fight, pick ups and putdowns

A bipartisan group seeking to change the way Colorado draws its political boundaries has moved one step closer to its goal — and toward a […]

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