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Americans for Prosperity flex muscles at the statehouse

A year ago, then-state Senate President Bill Cadman, a Colorado Springs Republican, told a gathering of the conservative advocacy group Americans for Prosperity that if […]...

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February 15, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Senate Republicans to take on energy in next session

With a new pro-fossil fuels administration headed to Washington, Republicans in the state Senate are seizing the opportunity to shore up Colorado’s sluggish mining and […]...

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December 5, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Oil and Gas commission appointments rile Senate Dems

Six members of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission won reappointment to the seven-member body, Monday. But that vote in the state Senate didn’t […]...

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May 10, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

‘Obamacare’ long war haunts bill on EPA carbon-emissions plan

DENVER — Obamacare was the unlikely elephant in the room Thursday during a state Energy Committee hearing about a new bill that would rework the […]...

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April 10, 2015 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Hickenlooper vetoes transparency bill on public-private dealmaking

"It’s disappointing when we seemingly trust Wall Street and bankers more than we do the people and their representatives to protect taxpayer dollars."...

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June 5, 2014 Environment/Energy, The Mix

Guv signs budget; local-control ghost bill makes racket; lots of bills pass

This year's "long bill" includes more money for public safety, $144 million for flood and wildlife recovery and $100 million to make higher education in the state more affordable....

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April 30, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Civil Rights, Education, Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Inequality blues; US-36 cloak and dagger

It's simple, to solve inequality in America, you just take $4 trillion from the top 40 percent and give it to the bottom 60 percent. That'll work....

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February 14, 2014 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Dead bills: A day in the life of the Senate kill committee

Today, Senator Lundberg sits before the Senate State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee with the tired look of a man facing a forgone conclusion....

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February 12, 2014 Education, Politics, The Beats

Capitol Dispatch: Electric-car bill powered with bipartisan support

Sign of the times: Everyone's OK with adding more charging stations in Colorado. ...

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January 27, 2014 Politics, The Mix
How close is too close? Proposed law would increase oil and gas setbacks to 1,000 feet

How close is too close? Proposed law would increase oil and gas setbacks to 1,000 feet

Colorado Democrats have introduced a bill in the State Legislature that would require hydraulically fractured oil and gas wells to be set back at least 1,000 feet from any school or residence. ...

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January 30, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

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Indy reporter Marianne Goodland talks statehouse politics on KMGH

Indy reporter Marianne Goodland joined KMGH anchor Anne Trujillo on Sunday, Feb. 12 to talk about the latest news from the Colorado General Assembly. Goodland […]

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The Home Front: A judge says women can go topless in this Colorado city

The Coloradoan in Fort Collins has the eye-catching headline of the day with “Judge: Women can go topless” appearing on A1 above the fold. U.S. District […]

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