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Tag Archives: Michael Johnston

Campaign cash in four quick charts (with questions)

A ton of money is pouring into Colorado’s 2018 election cycle, and it’s likely to grow exponentially. Already, gubernatorial candidates spent nearly $15 million through […]...

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May 8, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Campaign Finance, Just In, The Mix

Littwin: Ed Perlmutter, the might-have-been governor the Democrats let get away

In the bizarre political world in which we now live, one should be quite cautious before labeling anything either strange or unexpected because the weirdness […]...

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July 12, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: The governor’s race is so big that Democrats are sending in their entire bench

Now that Jared Polis, the well-known political disrupter, has officially shaken up the Democratic race for governor, at least one thing is clear: No one […]...

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June 13, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado educators, lawmakers split on education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos

Colorado’s senior U.S. senator, Democrat Michael Bennet, is getting an earful from Colorado education advocates and lawmakers about Betsy DeVos. Bennet sits on the Senate […]...

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January 30, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Statehouse races are already burning big bucks

Most candidates for the state House and Senate won’t face off until fall, but a handful of primary races are already shaping up to be […]...

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May 4, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: We’re still living in the America made by LBJ

Every political argument that we're having today, all these years later, can find its roots in the Great Society....

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May 19, 2014 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado voters reject billion-dollar education tax proposal

DENVER -- Frustrating, heartbreaking, disappointing, even devastating — words heard all over the hotel ballroom here where supporters of Amendment 66 gathered to watch the votes come in. What no one said aloud, but what was smuggled into the phrase...

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November 6, 2013 Education, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Teaching kids in TABOR-land

On Amendment 66, the argument isn't whether our schools should be better funded. They should be. The real argument is about where to get the money, which quickly devolves into a spat about robbery, redistribution and socialism! ...

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October 25, 2013 Education, Littwin Columns, The Beats

Yes on 66: Excellent education for an exceptional state

The measure asks voters to raise $950 million for our public schools, while keeping Colorado’s taxes among the lowest in the country. It’s a no-brainer....

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October 18, 2013 Education, The Blogs

Dems blast bill that would make dramatic changes to Governor’s Energy Office

Two very different energy bills were debated in committees today, with one aimed at making dramatic changes to the Governor’s Energy Office and the other proposing a system by which residential and business property owners can finance energy-efficiency improvement...

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May 2, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

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How to save the Denver Post— Part II: This Thursday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m.

News junkies in Colorado are embroiled in a fierce debate over how best to save The Denver Post from its vampiric owners – the hedge […]

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The Home Front: A legal challenge to Boulder’s ‘ban on assault weapons’ hits 24 hours after it was voted into law

“Cody Wisniewski made good on his threat Tuesday night to sue Boulder and its council, mounting a legal challenge to the city’s ban on assault […]

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