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Tag Archives: Kevin Lundberg

ALEC in Colorado, Day 1: Protest and policy making

It might not be the smoke-filled rooms of old, where politicians hammered out deals in secret— but that’s only because smoking isn’t allowed in public […]...

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July 19, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Secretive lobbying group heads to Denver next week. Here’s what you need to know

Updated to add statement from Rep. Leslie Herod of Denver. As a powerful organization backed by some of the nation’s wealthiest conservative families prepares to […]...

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July 13, 2017 Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Deal to save rural hospitals clears first hurdles

The measure to save rural hospitals cleared two major steps in the state Senate today, first winning over the Senate Appropriations Committee Friday morning and then […]...

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May 5, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Anti-abortion bill killed in GOP-controlled Senate

It’s not a good day when you’re a conservative Republican and can’t even get your anti-abortion bill out of the Republican-controlled Senate. But that’s what […]...

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April 13, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

A surprising vote in favor of equal pay for equal work

If you were told one of the state Senate’s most conservative members voted in favor of a resolution on equal pay for women, would you […]...

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April 11, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Senate passes 2017-18 state budget, but not without fights

*Update: the Senate voted 30-5 Thursday morning to approve the 2017-18 state budget. Four Democrats and one Republican, Sen. Owen Hill of Colorado Springs, voted […]...

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March 30, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Election study group hears mostly “no” on presidential primary

Photo: Voters participate in a caucus in Denver on March 1.  If the first in a series of forums on Colorado’s caucus and primary system […]...

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June 15, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Conservative firebrand Charlie Duke’s lonely memorial

People should not disparage the dead. But what do lawmakers do when faced with the sticky predicament of honoring a politician with a history many want to […]...

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April 13, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Planned Parenthood rallies after shooting and Republican attack

Cecile Richards, national president of Planned Parenthood, spoke at a Saturday rally in the wake of the Colorado Springs mass shooting and a Republican attempt to […]...

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December 8, 2015 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, The Mix

Abortion politics flare as fetal homicide bill advances

DENVER — Senate Republicans on the Judiciary Committee advanced a fetal homicide bill Wednesday night that, for limited use, would write “personhood” language associated with […]...

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April 23, 2015 In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

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Leadership at the League of Women Voters in Colorado split over redistricting campaign

The president of the League of Women Voters of Colorado, a nonpartisan voter education group that lent its name and credibility to a revamped campaign to […]

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