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Data privacy concerns quietly sink remote notary bill in last days of the legislative session

A proposed law that would allow Colorado companies to notarize documents online seemed like a done deal; the bill passed the Senate with near-unanimous support […]...

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May 9, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Cuts to benefits and bump in worker and taxpayer contributions part of PERA reform proposal

Public workers would be required to pay a little more toward their retirement as part of a long-awaited reform package unveiled by lawmakers on Wednesday […]...

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March 7, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Donors financing state treasurer’s race change candidates amid sexual harassment investigation

As House leadership continues its investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against Rep. Steve Lebsock, a Thornton Democrat who is running for state treasurer, donors […]...

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January 23, 2018 Campaign Finance, Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Democratic lawmakers take on dark money in elections communications

Last year, at least four campaign fliers showed up in voters’ mailboxes in the Front Range that didn’t disclose who paid for the mailers. As […]...

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March 16, 2017 Campaign Finance, Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wouldn’t you love to stay on one time zone year-round? Two lawmakers want to make it so.

Updated: the House Agriculture Committee voted 5-8 (five Republicans in favor, 7 Democrats and one Republican opposed) to the Daylight Saving bill, based largely on ski […]...

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March 13, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Will Bachelor Ben really turn Colorado politics into a reality TV show?

Reality show politics is now officially a thing. First, there was Donald Trump and “The Apprentice.” Then came former South Carolina U.S. Senate candidate Thomas Ravenel and […]...

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June 22, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

One weird trick that could get Ben Higgins ‘The Bachelor’ on a ballot in Colorado

  Earlier this month, TV star Ben Higgins of the ABC matchmaker reality show “The Bachelor” confirmed to The Colorado Independent that he’s considering a […]...

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June 15, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Governor to lawmakers: Party strife undermines democracy

Gov. John Hickenlooper gave his sixth State of the State address celebrating bipartisan cooperation in front of a sharply divided General Assembly. U.S. Rep. Ed […]...

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January 15, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix
On Hot-Button Election-Reform Bill, It’s Gessler Versus the Clerks

On Hot-Button Election-Reform Bill, It’s Gessler Versus the Clerks

DENVER -- Colorado’s Republican Secretary of State Scott Gessler arrived late to testify at the Senate committee hearing, but he came prepared. A practiced courtroom lawyer, he began slowly. He threw in folksy asides. He answered his own rhetorical questions....

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May 1, 2013 Center Well, In-Depth, Politics
Hickenlooper endorses civil unions

Hickenlooper endorses civil unions

Governor John Hickenlooper today, in his State of the State address, called on the Legislature to pass civil unions legislation....

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January 12, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics

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Indy Editor Susan Greene on surviving Colorado’s news apocalypse

Journalism in Colorado is under siege. And headlines keep coming about censorship, layoffs and protests in local newsrooms. Join Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene at the […]

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Carbon monoxide leak at Aloft Hotel sent 18 people to hospital

Eighteen people were given emergency treatment Tuesday after a carbon monoxide leak at the Aloft Hotel near Denver International Airport. Aurora Fire Rescue evacuated the […]

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