Tag Archives: John Hickenlooper

Colorado adopts eyewitness-testimony standards

Eyewitness identifications in criminal investigations are notoriously unreliable, as Nat Stein wrote about in The Colorado Independent in February. Old-fashioned lineups lead to false convictions; innocent people […]...

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April 17, 2015 Criminal Justice, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

‘Obamacare’ long war haunts bill on EPA carbon-emissions plan

DENVER — Obamacare was the unlikely elephant in the room Thursday during a state Energy Committee hearing about a new bill that would rework the […]...

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April 10, 2015 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Polis watch: Colorado Democrats have not solved their gas-patch problem

Colorado ‘local control’ politics poster boy Congressman Jared Polis is not going away and he is not satisfied....

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April 2, 2015 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Hickenlooper says he’s still pushing fix at Capitol for state’s low vaccination rates

"Right now, I think it's almost a reflex vaccination opt out. We have to ask a few more question and make it so parents are aware of the risk they're creating, not just for their own child ...

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April 1, 2015 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Colorado Republicans won’t stand for success

Last November, as you may remember, Cory Gardner not only won a seat in the U.S. Senate, but in the process he also gifted future […]...

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March 20, 2015 Littwin, Littwin Columns

Top Five Colorado fiscal forecast takeaways

When it comes to state revenue this year, there’s good news and there’s bad news, according to forecasts released on Wednesday by economists working for […]...

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March 19, 2015 #coleg notebook, Just In

Eyes turn to Hickenlooper midway through legislative session

DENVER — It was the largest civil action held at the Capitol so far this year. Eighty immigrant rights protestors rallied Wednesday against a Republican move […]...

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March 12, 2015 Politics, Uncategorized

Coalition forms to push back drillers from oil and gas-loving Denver

This is where opponents hope to turn the tide against the kind of neighborhood drilling activity that has characterized recent boom-time operations in the state....

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February 10, 2015 The Mix

Horrible oil and gas inspector snafu in California presents Colorado with cautionary tale

News this week from California dovetails with news from Colorado to send a chill down the spines of water watchers across the state. As the […]...

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February 3, 2015 Just In

Littwin: Help wanted in Hillaryland

If you haven’t heard the news, let me be the one to break it to you: Hillary Clinton is definitely running for president (OK, you […]...

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January 27, 2015 Littwin, Littwin Columns


Drilling into Colorado fracking: A panel discussion – April 30

The governor’s drilling task force has wrapped up its work and Coloradans are wondering what’s next with fracking policy. Colorado Independent Managing Editor John Tomasic […]

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