Tag Archives: Joe Salazar

Democrats pursue vote to oust Rep. Steve Lebsock

Democrats are moving forward with a resolution to expel Rep. Steve Lebsock from office over allegations of sexual harassment even though they may not have […]...

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

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

Tensions flare over renewed effort to regulate oil and gas

House lawmakers are moving forward with a plan that would require state regulators to consider the impacts of oil and gas drilling on public health […]...

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February 2, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Donors financing state treasurer’s race change candidates amid sexual harassment investigation

As House leadership continues its investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against Rep. Steve Lebsock, a Thornton Democrat who is running for state treasurer, donors […]...

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January 23, 2018 Campaign Finance, Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

GREENE: In opposing appeal of landmark oil-and-gas ruling, Hick is more talk than action

A constitutional crisis. The phrase kept popping up Thursday when Attorney General Cynthia Coffman seemed to have bucked Gov. John Hickenlooper’s wishes by appealing a […]...

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May 20, 2017 Environment/Energy, FRACTURED, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, Uncategorized

Five(ish) takeaways from the 2017 legislative session

The 2017 legislative session may have done more for rural Colorado than any session in the past two decades.   “Rural, rural, rural! Music to […]...

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May 12, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Battling lawmakers unite to seek clemency for inmate

Believe it or not, there is one issue upon which battling lawmakers Joe Salazar and Dave Williams agree. The Democrat from Thornton and Republican from […]...

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April 21, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Budget debate turns into House ruckus over sanctuary cities

The road to next year’s state budget hit some bumps in the last 24 hours, with the House coming to a standstill twice over the […]...

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April 7, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats

With Ken Salazar out, here’s a look at the 2018 Democratic primary for governor in Colorado

Late Wednesday evening, former U.S. Sen. Ken Salazar of Colorado dropped a bomb on the 2018 governor’s race. He won’t be running, he wrote in a […]...

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March 23, 2017 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

House Democrats approve bill telling Trump administration to back off on immigration

The House Judiciary Committee gave its blessing Thursday night to a bill that would prohibit state or local governments from cooperating with the federal government […]...

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March 17, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats

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Colorado Attorney General candidate debate on March 15. All invited.

The Colorado Criminal Defense Bar (CCDB) and the Community College of Denver (CCD) Paralegal Program are holding a public debate for the candidates seeking the position […]

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A candidate’s secret spending in the governor’s race highlights Colorado’s unique money-in-politics enforcement laws

Erik Underwood, a Democrat running in the wide race for governor, is drawing attention for his secret spending on the race. The media tech entrepreneur […]

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