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Tag Archives: Lori Saine

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

Senate’s gun-rights bills shot down by House Democrats

Just one bill to expand gun rights in Colorado is still standing after a state House committee dispatched three pro-gun bills Wednesday. That last remaining […]...

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March 23, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Education, 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
What’s ALEC? And why are so many Colorado lawmakers hooked on its ideas?

What’s ALEC? And why are so many Colorado lawmakers hooked on its ideas?

At least nine Republican lawmakers from Colorado are meeting this week with a secretive national group focused on crafting ready-to-go conservative legislation. And next year, that […]...

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July 29, 2016 Blog, Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

5 Republicans voted against Chicano History Week. Here’s why.

Joe Salazar, the embattled Democratic representative from Thorton, Colorado, had a victory this week. A measure he sponsored designating February 2-8 as Chicano History Week passed the […]...

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February 5, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Under threat: Lawmakers work to end digital harassment

Lawmakers and their families face frequent threats; death and rape top the list. Former state lawmaker Amy Stephens, R-Monument, knows this well. In 2011, when […]...

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March 24, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

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Candidates for CO governor are bankrolling their own races. Chances are, it won’t pay off.

Colorado’s 2018 governor’s race is shaping up to be a free-for-all. But this contest isn’t really “free” for some of the candidates. Several are putting […]

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