Tag Archives: Dominick Moreno

Senators push to reopen state prison in final week of the session, bucking correctional reform efforts in the House

Update: The House Judiciary Committee voted 6-5 along party lines to kill the bill on Tuesday.  A last-ditch effort to open a controversial high-security prison […]...

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May 2, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Democrats again push for local control over the minimum wage

This story was updated on May 3 to state that the bill was killed in Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs by a 3-2 party-line […]...

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April 18, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In

Republicans withhold funding for commission fighting same-sex wedding cake case before U.S. Supreme Court

Republican state lawmakers are effectively shutting down a state agency that is at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court case involving the rights of […]...

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February 8, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In

Debate over fossil fuels or renewables imperils funding for state energy office

The money necessary to continue most of the operations of the Colorado Energy Office, which has been instrumental in promoting non-fossil fuel energy for the […]...

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June 21, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Szabo, Ytterberg among names floated for GOP nod for CD7

From left to right, top row: Szabo, Ytterberg, Kerr; bottom row: Sias, Pettersen, Moreno   With Wednesday’s entrance of state Sen. Andy Kerr of Lakewood into […]...

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

Another year, another effort fails to change law on transgender birth certificates

Efforts by Democrats to allow transgender Coloradans an easier path to change their birth certificates went by the wayside Monday afternoon for the third year […]...

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March 28, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Midpoint in the Garden of the General Assembly

Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed roughly 33 bills into law in the past week. You’d be hard pressed to name even one of them. But […]...

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

How charter schools are dodging Colorado laws

Educators say people without college degrees, including high schoolers, are teaching in Pre-K through fifth grade classes at the Community Leadership Academy, a publicly funded […]...

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May 1, 2016 Education, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Transgender birth certificate bill crashes against anti-gay lobby

DENVER — “Like many of you, I never met a transgender person, until I met my daughter,” said Ben Taylor, an Australian with wiry hair […]...

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April 17, 2015 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix
Supporters say education is key to passing Colorado transgender birth certificate bill

Supporters say education is key to passing Colorado transgender birth certificate bill

DENVER — Colorado lawmakers considering civil unions, gay marriage and religious freedom have been riding a steep learning curve over the last few years on […]...

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April 1, 2015 Civil Rights, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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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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Highlights from those panels on how to save The Denver Post. Now what?

Last Tuesday— and again on Thursday— people packed into The Denver Press Club to engage with a town-hall-slash-panel discussion largely focused on what readers can or should do about […]

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