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Tag Archives: Joe Salazar

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 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

Dems choose bridge-builder Morgan Carroll as new state party leader

As the state Democratic party gathers itself for next year’s mid-term elections, party faithful representing both the progressive and establishment camps rallied behind former state […]...

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March 11, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Rep. Joe Salazar rules out run for governor for a shot at attorney general

State Rep. Joe Salazar announced today he will run for Attorney General in the 2018 election. Salazar, a Thornton Democrat, is currently in his third […]...

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March 10, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Mike Johnston kicked off the 2018 Democratic primary for governor. Here’s what that means.

This week, Colorado’s 2018 Democratic primary race for the governor’s seat officially took off. Mike Johnston, a 42-year-old recently-departed senator who represented northeast Denver, launched […]...

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January 18, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

How Colorado lawmakers are reacting to Donald Trump— with state laws

Colorado’s legislative session began Wednesday with a signal to Washington, D.C.: We’re watching. On the Democratic side, Thornton Rep. Joe Salazar, who might consider a […]...

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January 12, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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The Home Front: Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet unveils public-option health insurance bill

“Americans living in rural counties would get a public option for health insurance under a bill introduced by two U.S. senators,” reports The Grand Junction […]

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