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Unaffiliated? You can vote in Colorado’s 2018 party primaries. But should the party you choose be public information?

Next year, unaffiliated voters —the state’s largest voting bloc—for the first time will be able to help choose the Democratic or Republican nominee in a […]...

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May 1, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

In Colorado, lawmakers clash over a dark money loophole

During Colorado’s November legislative elections, mysterious fliers fluttered around the districts in some of the state’s most hotly contested races. The anonymous glossy fliers lacked the […]...

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April 13, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Udall, transparency advocates herald release of macabre CIA torture report

Today the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee released declassified information from a report detailing shocking and macabre use of torture by operatives of the Central Intelligence Agency in […]...

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December 9, 2014 Uncategorized

Gardner and Udall have raised and spent millions, but the real money is independent

In what's shaping up to be one of the most influential congressional races in the nation, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall raised $1.74 million during April and May and spent just over $2 million. His Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner, raised...

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July 16, 2014 In-Depth, Political Ad Watch

Colorado mulls forcing Citizens United to disclose donor identities

“No one's saying Citizens United can't make this movie or spend as much money as they want on it. All we’re asking for is that they comply with disclosure requirements in the Colorado constitution."...

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June 4, 2014 In-Depth, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats
With fracking creeping toward schools, candidates drill down their positions

With fracking creeping toward schools, candidates drill down their positions

As concerns mount over oil and gas rigs inching closer to several Colorado schools, legislators are looking toward 2013 to sort out whether local controls should take a backseat to state regulations....

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June 15, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
DeGette calls federal fracking rule ‘a good first step,’ but warns of ‘a devil’s bargain’

DeGette calls federal fracking rule ‘a good first step,’ but warns of ‘a devil’s bargain’

In a concession to the oil and gas industry, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar proposed a rule Friday that wouldn't require the disclosure of hydraulic fracturing fluids until after drilling is completed. ...

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May 4, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
State’s draft fracking disclosure rule skewered for ‘trade secret loophole’

State’s draft fracking disclosure rule skewered for ‘trade secret loophole’

A Boulder-based conservation group is pushing for much stronger language in a draft rule by the state of Colorado requiring oil and gas companies to disclose chemicals used in the controversial drilling practice called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. ...

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November 10, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
DeGette to EPA: Companies used 500,000 gallons more diesel fuel in fracking than first reported

DeGette to EPA: Companies used 500,000 gallons more diesel fuel in fracking than first reported

Colorado Congresswoman Diana DeGette, the ranking member of the House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, sent updated numbers to EPA administrator Lisa Jackson on Tuesday showing the use of diesel fuel in hydraulic fracturing fluid is more widespread than first discovered...

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October 26, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Large percentage of Exxon, Chevron shareholders vote for fracking study

Large percentage of Exxon, Chevron shareholders vote for fracking study

Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson today admitted the natural gas drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, comes with certain risks, telling reporters at the company’s annual meeting that the debate still needs to stay fact-based. “We know there...

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May 25, 2011 Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

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