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How Colorado’s Democratic candidates for governor would handle this important oil-and-gas court ruling

Colorado Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper, who leaves office next year because of term limits, said he will decide by May 18 whether to appeal a state Court […]...

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May 15, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Democrat Cary Kennedy is running for governor of Colorado. Here’s what that means.

This week, Cary Kennedy became the third big name to kick off a campaign for governor on the Democratic side. The former state treasurer who […]...

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April 10, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

With Ken Salazar out, here’s a look at the 2018 Democratic primary for governor in Colorado

Late Wednesday evening, former U.S. Sen. Ken Salazar of Colorado dropped a bomb on the 2018 governor’s race. He won’t be running, he wrote in a […]...

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March 23, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Dems choose bridge-builder Morgan Carroll as new state party leader

As the state Democratic party gathers itself for next year’s mid-term elections, party faithful representing both the progressive and establishment camps rallied behind former state […]...

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March 11, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Mike Johnston kicked off the 2018 Democratic primary for governor. Here’s what that means.

This week, Colorado’s 2018 Democratic primary race for the governor’s seat officially took off. Mike Johnston, a 42-year-old recently-departed senator who represented northeast Denver, launched […]...

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January 18, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

How Colorado districts comply with state law speaks volumes about their views on testing

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Eric Gorski on April 29, 2016 At Boulder Valley School District high schools this spring, it was business as usual […]...

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May 2, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

Data privacy bill clears Senate committee – with tweaks

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Todd Engdahl on April 27, 2016 A bill designed to strengthen the privacy and security of student educational data continued […]...

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April 28, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

No sign of fracking ghost bill; bills OK’d on trains; Alzheimer’s; phone snooping

Gov. Hickenlooper seemed to have no more clarifying intelligence on the bill's likely materialization than do speculating members of the media....

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May 1, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Capitol Dispatch: Let’s debate this bill, on Snapchat

DENVER -- Lawmakers here Monday affably wrestled with open-records riddles on the way to killing a bill all the Senate Judiciary Committee members nevertheless thought raised important questions....

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January 29, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado’s growing Latino community embraces Amendment 66 tax proposal

When Janice Anderson, a fourth-grade teacher at Pennock Elementary school in Brighton, Colorado, stands before the 30 students in her class, she’s teaching a collection of radically different 9 years olds with little to no extra help....

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October 23, 2013 Education, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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The Indy’s Marianne Goodland on this week’s Politics Unplugged

This week on KMGH-7’s Politics Unplugged: the hospital provider fee, what’s next for transportation and how did the 2017 General Assembly fare?    

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As GOP El Paso County Commissioners redraw their own district lines, progressive activists have a message: We’re watching

Democrats in Colorado’s heaviest Republican county are ringing alarm bells as a board of five GOP public officials sets out to redraw their own district […]

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