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Tag Archives: Pat Steadman

Conflicts of interest for Ethics Commission? Lawmakers seek fix.

Lawmakers hoping once again to try and rid the state’s anti-corruption agency from its own conflicts of interest might have an unlikely ally in their […]...

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December 31, 2015 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Critics rail as lawmakers take up Denver-metro culture funding

Sen. Pat Steadman hopes a proposal to renew arts and culture funding in the Denver metro area will be a smooth way to begin what all […]...

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December 28, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

SCFD board entertains then rejects alternative public arts funding proposals

The plan for how tax dollars will be divvied up to pay for arts and culture organizations in Metro Denver isn’t going to change, the Scientific and […]...

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October 23, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Coloradans enjoyed Wednesday’s pot-tax Holiday – here’s why and how

Coloradans enjoyed Wednesday’s pot-tax holiday, even if understanding TABOR – the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights which allowed for the tax-free day at recreational dispensaries – […]...

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September 18, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

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

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Video: Meet Denver’s district attorney candidates

The Colorado Independent hosted an Oct. 20 discussion between three of Denver’s four district attorney candidates at Denver Open Media. The video, below, is preceded by […]

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Your weekly roundup of Colorado local news and media, Feb. 9

Confused about how the upcoming March 1 caucuses work? Steal this story.  Most everyone who isn’t a die-hard political junkie can agree on this: The […]

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