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Tag Archives: Jessica Peck Corry

Where does the Colorado GOP go from here? Ask Dick and friends

Where does the Colorado GOP go from here? Ask Dick and friends

Colorado Independent readers, your citizen journalism moment has arrived. Rocky Mountain PBS talk show host Aaron Harber is requesting questions for his two-part series on the future of the Colorado Republican Party. But hurry, your deadline is 10 a.m. Monday....

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April 6, 2009 Blog, Politics
Amendment 46 to repeal affirmative action loses despite hefty odds

Amendment 46 to repeal affirmative action loses despite hefty odds

After a two day post-election limbo, Colorado's Amendment 46 failed yesterday on a slim margin. The so-called Colorado Civil Rights Initiative is the first anti-affirmative action amendment propped by California businessman Ward Connerly to make it onto a state ballot...

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November 7, 2008 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics, Top Stories
After Colorado loss, Ward Connerly may pull the plug on affirmative-action bans

After Colorado loss, Ward Connerly may pull the plug on affirmative-action bans

Anti-affirmative-action guru Ward Connerly will likely halt his nationwide push to end race and gender preferences. Connerly, a part black California businessman, spoke with the Colorado Independent an hour after Amendment 46 toppled by an extremely thin margin. The...

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November 7, 2008 Center Well, Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Ritter: Anti-affirmative action initiative will ‘destroy years of progress’

Ritter: Anti-affirmative action initiative will ‘destroy years of progress’

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter lambasted Amendment 46 at a press conference this afternoon, saying that the anti-affirmative action ballot measure will hurt our economy. "We are in a time in this country and in this state where we have to...

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September 29, 2008 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics
Judge dismisses complaints that anti-affirmative action petitioners misled voters

Judge dismisses complaints that anti-affirmative action petitioners misled voters

An administrative law judge has thrown out charges that Amendment 46 petition circulators misled people into signing on to the anti-affirmative action measure. Amendment 46 seeks to end preferential treatment for women and minorities in public employment, education and...

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September 24, 2008 Center Well, Civil Rights, Top Stories
Affirmative-action defenders slam Jessica Peck Corry

Affirmative-action defenders slam Jessica Peck Corry

A Colorado campaign to defend affirmative affirmative action programs against a ballot initiative that seeks to destroy them has some harsh words for its opponents. With just six weeks and counting until voters are asked to weigh in on the...

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September 19, 2008 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
Measure to end affirmative action goes to voters

Measure to end affirmative action goes to voters

A campaign seeking to quash Colorado's anti-affirmative action ballot measure faces an onerous battle in the weeks ahead as the Nov. 4 election nears. The group hopes to convince voters to reject the initiative that will dismantle affirmative action programs...

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September 18, 2008 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics, Top Stories
We’re not kidding. Colorado’s ballot is huge.

We’re not kidding. Colorado’s ballot is huge.

Did we mention that Colorado's 18 issue ballot this year is long? As in, the longest in the country? And the longest in Colorado since 1912? We did? Well, here's something new to chew on. The two states...

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September 11, 2008 Center Well, Politics
Heated E-Mail A-OK For DEA

Heated E-Mail A-OK For DEA

A fiery e-mail sent by a federal agent from his government address does not violate employee policy, according to a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) official. […]...

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August 1, 2007 Criminal Justice
Hate Mail From The Department Of Justice

Hate Mail From The Department Of Justice

What could it be, that would inspire a federal agent to rant against “liberal politcal [sic] spin” in an e-mail message sent from a Department […]...

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July 17, 2007 Criminal Justice

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

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How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]

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