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Tag Archives: Dianna Degette

Coffman backs move to force feds to respect states’ rights on marijuana

Coffman backs move to force feds to respect states’ rights on marijuana

Colorado U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette introduced legislation today that would exempt states from federal laws banning the sale, possession and use of small amounts of marijuana by adults. The bill so far is being co-sponsored by Colorado Democrat...

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November 16, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Fed court ruling in DOMA case a victory for states’ rights

Fed court ruling in DOMA case a victory for states’ rights

A unanimous federal appeals court ruling issued in Boston today found the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional in that it discriminates against same-sex couples. The ruling is a victory for the Obama administration and supporters of both gay...

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May 31, 2012 Center Well, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories

The conservative rallying cry: We want our NPR

From Idaho Falls, Idaho, to the heart of Appalachia, conservative country folk have at least one thing in common: They want their National Public Radio....

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April 15, 2011 Marijuana, Politics, Top Stories

FRAC Act could leave some rural wells unprotected

Legislation to restore federal regulation of fracking would not protect households that draw water from private wells because such wells are not overseen by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, fracking opponents warned this week....

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April 1, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Environment/Energy, Politics
Bush In Denver, With Malcontents

Bush In Denver, With Malcontents

As President Bush visited Denver last Friday, hundreds of protesters lined the street and voiced their opposition. And, while their reasons were different, there was […]...

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July 24, 2006 Marijuana, Uncategorized

EVENTS

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Honoring a whistleblower

Please join us Thursday, December 11, for the presentation of The Colorado Independent’s first annual whistleblower award.

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TWITTER

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Global warming takes bite out of Colorado ski season

Normally temperatures at resort elevations this time of year drop into the teens and 20s every night. This season, only a few light frosts have tinged the valleys, leaving the slopes bare and dry.

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THE BLOGS

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Film critic Robert Denerstein: A theory of everything and a couple comfortable with complexity

The mysteries of marriage, as even the dimmest of us must know, remain resistant to scientific analysis.

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