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Koch brothers convene in a city full of reminders of a tax fight they lost

  COLORADO SPRINGS — Drive through the downtown streets in Colorado’s second largest city and you’ll see signs reading “2C” and “Your Tax Dollars At […]...

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August 1, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Koch brothers wade into Coffman/Carroll race

David and Charles Koch, billionaire owners of Koch Industries, are wading into a Colorado congressional race to support incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman in […]...

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July 5, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

How charter schools are dodging Colorado laws

Educators say people without college degrees, including high schoolers, are teaching in Pre-K through fifth grade classes at the Community Leadership Academy, a publicly funded […]...

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May 1, 2016 Education, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Colorado is in Americans for Prosperity’s ‘persuasion universe’

  BRIGHTON, CO — It’s an unseasonably warm Wednesday in early April, and a handful of activists in green Americans for Prosperity T-shirts are reading […]...

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April 21, 2016 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado GOP Sen. Larry Crowder vs. Koch group on Twitter

Republican Sen. Larry Crowder has introduced a new word into the rhetorical battle against the Koch brothers and Americans for Prosperity, their state-based prime political arm in […]...

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February 19, 2016 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Senate president praises Koch group: “AFP is a partner of ours”

DENVER, CO — Members of the billionaire Koch brothers-founded conservative group Americans for Prosperity showed up to the state Capitol Thursday to drum up lawmakers’ support. And […]...

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February 5, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado voters “give the middle finger” to Koch Brothers education reforms

  Voters in three school board districts sent a powerful message Tuesday night to conservative billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch, Americans for Prosperity and […]...

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November 4, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Koch-backed ads raise the propaganda pitch in Colorado

The free-market group Americans for Prosperity, founded by billionaires David and Charles Koch, has been releasing a string of painfully earnest ads. A recent spot […]...

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October 21, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Wiretap: Law enforcement officers unite to end mass incarceration

Less incarceration 130 police chiefs, sheriffs and prosecutors joined the movement to end mass incarceration. They will be meeting with Barack Obama Thursday. “With momentum for criminal […]...

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October 21, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Tracking the money funding conservative school boards’ anti-union lawsuits

It’s not just Koch brother money funding the anti-union, pro-privatization takeover of school boards. In Colorado, mainstream community foundations are in on the game too. […]...

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October 16, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

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Join The Indy for Denver DA debate, Sept. 14th

It’s often said that a district attorney has more direct power over people’s lives than a mayor. If that’s so, Denver voters need to know […]

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Unaffiliated voters getting a say in Colorado primaries? Two measures just made the ballot

  In March, Colorado’s chaotic caucuses caused confusion for caucus-goers. Say that one 10 times fast. Joking aside, the messy, party-run early nominating contests for […]

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