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Tag Archives: Mark Grueskin

Who’s afraid of Jon Caldara’s school board sunshine?

  Jon Caldara, the controversial president of the Independence Institute free-market think tank in Colorado, has succeeded in doing what many might see as the […]...

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September 1, 2014 Education, Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats
DU citizen panel wades into campaign-finance swamplands

DU citizen panel wades into campaign-finance swamplands

DENVER– The University of Denver’s “strategic issues panel of accomplished citizens” tasked with examining campaign finance regulations and making recommendations on how to improve those […]...

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November 29, 2012 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Colorado Legislature tightens campaign finance rules

Colorado Legislature tightens campaign finance rules

The Colorado Legislature acted quickly and in bipartisan fashion today to require biweekly campaign finance disclosures in advance of this year's primary elections in June....

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January 30, 2012 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Colorado congressional candidate Pace celebrates new 3rd District boundaries

Colorado congressional candidate Pace celebrates new 3rd District boundaries

Democratic 3rd District Congressional candidate Sal Pace is not surprised that the Colorado Supreme Court decided this morning to uphold Denver District Judge Robert Hyatt's ruling in favor of a new congressional map for the state drawn by Democrats...

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December 5, 2011 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories

Secretary of State Gessler proposes rule requiring less frequent disclosure

At a hearing today, The Colorado Secretary of State's office proposed a rule change that would result in the need for less frequent reporting of campaign contributions and expenditures....

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June 14, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Doug Bruce ignored subpoenas; Gazette won’t ignore Bruce

Doug Bruce ignored subpoenas; Gazette won’t ignore Bruce

Doug Bruce, Colorado Springs tax fighter and generally irascible human, is surely relishing defying the government and mocking the Colorado election process as toothless. El […]...

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June 10, 2010 Blog, Politics
Doug Bruce has got to leave his house eventually

Doug Bruce has got to leave his house eventually

Doug Bruce remains for now one step ahead of the law. The controversial father of the Taxpayers Bill of Rights is apparently running from the […]...

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June 1, 2010 Blog, Politics
State Supreme Court declares ‘clean government’ Amendment 54 unconstitutional

State Supreme Court declares ‘clean government’ Amendment 54 unconstitutional

In a four to one vote, the Colorado Supreme Court this morning declared that so-called clean elections Amendment 54 unconstitutionally tramped on the right to […]...

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February 22, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
Doug Bruce disclosure violations no threat to petitions, so far

Doug Bruce disclosure violations no threat to petitions, so far

Colorado Springs Gazette writer Eileen Welsome reported yesterday that non-resident professional petition circulators worked in Colorado last year to land three tax-slashing initiatives on the […]...

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January 29, 2010 Blog, Marijuana, Politics
DPS school board drama could have statewide impact

DPS school board drama could have statewide impact

The post-election drama at the Denver School Board could not only impact students in Denver— it could hurt the state’s chances for federal Race to […]...

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December 2, 2009 Blog, Education, Politics

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Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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THE BLOGS

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Mike Keefe’s animal magnetism

The Colorado Independent and Beacon Reader have joined forces to help bring Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mike Keefe’s work back to Colorado readers on a weekly basis.

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EVENTS

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Watch: Pulitzer-winning Mike Keefe talks cartooning, independent media

Mike Keefe has been a Colorado editorial cartoonist for three decades. He left the downsizing Denver Post in 2011, the year after he won a Pulitzer prize, and now he’s working with the Colorado Independent. Join our virtual event.

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