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Tag Archives: Pat Steadman

Lawmakers try to stop bleeding money on Colorado’s multimillion-dollar empty prison

For nearly three years the 948 solitary confinement cells of Colorado State Penitentiary II have stood empty outside Canon City, a hollow and expensive reminder of a corrections practice the state has largely abandoned. Now, lawmakers say they’re working on...

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April 14, 2015 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: Colorado Senate kills ban on gay conversion therapy

Kill Bill A Senate kill committee stopped a bill banning gay conversion therapy, reports The Grand Junction Sentinel, which quotes sponsor Pat Steadman: “’People are […]...

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April 9, 2015 Just In, Uncategorized, Wiretap

‘Ebel Effect’ drives surge in Colorado corrections spending

The problem has gone up enormously since the murder of prisons chief Tom Clements....

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April 7, 2015 Criminal Justice, Politics

Same-sex civil unions cleanup bill headed to chopping block

DENVER — Legal same-sex marriage came to Colorado in a flash last year, delivered at breakneck speed on a winding path that passed through several […]...

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January 20, 2015 The Mix

Dems Hamner and Young join powerful budget committee, Duran and May exit

Just after she was elected the first female Democratic Speaker of the House, Boulder Rep. Dicky Lee Hullinghorst was tasked with replacing two of the most powerful […]...

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November 19, 2014 Just In

Coloradans celebrate gay marriage, rally for upcoming elections

Love may be win for Democrats as well. More than two-thirds of Colorado voters support same-sex marriage....

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October 9, 2014 Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado’s swift, swerving trip to marriage equality

Jubilant supporters of marriage equality here Monday said that, in hindsight, the glimmer of victory shone in defeats....

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October 7, 2014 Civil Rights, Elections 2014, In-Depth, The Mix

Colorado gay rights group honors Boulder Clerk Hall, other allies, celebrates gains

Boulder County Clerk Hillary Hall on June 25 began marrying same-sex couples. It was simple, really, is how she makes it seem. ...

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August 19, 2014 Civil Rights

Shock: Tancredo, your weekly Littwin leader, doesn’t play well with others

Ace reporter Lynn Bartels asked each of the four Republican candidates to name a Democratic state legislator he admired. Guess which candidate couldn't name a single one?...

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June 10, 2014 Elections 2014, Littwin, Politics, The Beats

Gay-rights groups, supporters launch Colorado ‘Marriage Matters’ campaign

"People come into my office to get married. It's a happy office. There are a lot of benefits that come with state-sanctioned marriage. I think everyone has an equal right to those benefits."...

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March 3, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

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Drilling into Colorado fracking: A panel discussion – April 30

The governor’s drilling task force has wrapped up its work and Coloradans are wondering what’s next with fracking policy. Colorado Independent Managing Editor John Tomasic […]

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News Poem: ‘To Live in this Cemetery’

is to see the paradox of what we are / the fragile iron of our blood

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