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Tag Archives: Kevin Grantham

Gov says: No special session for you!

After more than a week of speculation, Gov. John Hickenlooper today put to an end the idea that he might call lawmakers back for a […]...

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May 19, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Major transportation bill dies in Senate committee, lacking Republican support

With just two weeks to go in the 2017 session, Republicans last night defeated a bill that would have gone to voters to ask for […]...

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April 26, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Legislative session erupts into shouts and accusations over negotiations on major bills

Updated to add response from Speaker of the House Crisanta Duran and House Majority Leader KC Becker. The state Capitol erupted Tuesday morning into a […]...

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April 20, 2017 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

Transportation bill advances in Senate committee, but fate uncertain

A measure that could raise up to $3.5 billion for Colorado’s long list of road and bridge repairs squeaked through a Republican-controlled Senate committee this […]...

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

The biggest bill of the legislative session pops this week. Here’s what you need to know before Tuesday’s hearing.

The name of the game: getting a bill that could make or break some rural hospitals and could free up millions for education and transportation […]...

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

Bill to raise sales tax for transportation passes first test

Lawmakers worked into the evening Wednesday to find the best way, or perhaps the least objectionable way, to begin to fund a backlog of $9 […]...

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March 22, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Why Colorado lawmakers hope this is the year to solve the affordable condo crisis

This much perhaps everyone can agree on: Colorado is in an affordable housing crisis, whether you live on the Front Range, Western Slope or the […]...

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March 22, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats

GOP Senate prez under fire for state transportation tax plan

Reaction from conservative lawmakers and their allies to a transportation bill introduced Wednesday afternoon has been swift and from some, brutal. The plan would seek voter approval to […]...

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March 9, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Lawmakers draft bill that relies on sales tax hike to pay for state’s transportation needs

With the 2017 General Assembly just days from its halfway mark, a bill to remedy some of the state’s biggest transportation headaches showed up in […]...

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March 8, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Dance like independent media depends on it!

We at The Indy aren’t big on rubber chicken dinners. But we love to dance. Join us on the evening of Friday, July 14th to […]

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Uncovering ‘a mess’ at Colorado’s state mental hospital

Some recent reporting by The Pueblo Chieftain in southern Colorado got the attention of local officials this month with a series of stories that chronicled problems plaguing the state […]

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