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Tag Archives: Jack Tate

Democrats debut pension reform plan sparing workers from contribution increases

This story was updated on May 1 to include a vote from the House.  Teachers and state workers would be off the hook for propping […]...

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May 1, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

The rally has begun. More schools close their doors tomorrow as teachers take to the state Capitol.

Teachers dressed in red shirts circled the state Capitol this afternoon, demanding more money for K-12 education and a secure retirement pension. This was day […]...

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April 26, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Lawmakers plan to return to the Capitol over the summer to revise statehouse policy on sexual harassment

Lawmakers will hold off on making any potential changes the state’s sexual harassment policy until the 2019 legislative session, leadership decided on Wednesday. House and […]...

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April 11, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Short Take: Littwin on Baumgardner — should he stay or should he go?

As far as I can tell, there are two scenarios for the Randy Baumgardner saga. Either Friday is the deadline for Baumgardner to resign from […]...

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March 29, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, Politics, The Beats, 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

Another senator accused of sexual harassment as other investigations drag on

Allegations of sexual misconduct continue to rattle the state Capitol this session. Sen. Larry Crowder, R-Alamosa, became the fifth lawmaker this session to be publicly […]...

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February 9, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado Legislature 2018: Shortfalls in a time of plenty

When lawmakers drive to Denver next week to convene the 2018 legislative session, they will see about a dozen cranes across the city’s skyline, a […]...

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January 5, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado lawmakers could change how they handle harassment complaints. Here’s why. And what you should know about harassment at the Capitol.

UPDATE: On Friday, legislative leaders agreed to change the way the legislature handles allegations of harassment at the Capitol by hiring a human resources professional […]...

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December 14, 2017 Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Meet the “Mod Squad”: centrist state Senate lawmakers who don’t always toe the party line

In July 2012, Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, refused to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, citing his Christian beliefs. […]...

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

Republicans walk a tightrope over rural hospital fix

As lawmakers continue to negotiate over the session’s biggest bill – to free up millions of dollars for rural hospitals, instead of cutting funds to the […]...

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April 18, 2017 Just In, 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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