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Oil and gas tampering bill moves on to state House

The state Senate this morning gave its final okay to a bill that would make tampering with oil and gas equipment a felony punishable by […]...

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February 28, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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

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EVENT: People’s Climate March this Saturday

Environmental groups and social-, racial- and economic justice groups will be marching for climate action this Saturday in Denver and 11 other cities in Colorado. […]

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