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Tag Archives: Rocky Mountain Farmers Union

Guest Post: Farm Bill can work for Colorado if we take action

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to provide […]...

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June 13, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Environment/Energy, Guest Posts, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Nation’s farm bill expires, critical programs shutter as government shuts down

DENVER -- On Monday, as House Republicans determined to defund the Affordable Care Act steered the federal government toward shut down, the limping extension of the now-five-year-old law that governs the nation’s farm policy expired. ...

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October 3, 2013 In-Depth, Politics, The Beats
Tipton, Gardner cite scant snowpack as reason to add reservoirs, remove regulations

Tipton, Gardner cite scant snowpack as reason to add reservoirs, remove regulations

Colorado's skimpy snowpack is setting off alarm bells for U.S. Reps. Cory Gardner and Scott Tipton. But not because they interpret the drought as a sign of human-caused climate change. The way they see it, Congress should slash environmental...

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February 13, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

Bennet urges new meat industry anti-trust regulations, while sustainability advocates look for deeper protections from food bill

Sen. Michael Bennet urged Pres. Barack Obama late last week to finalize and implement rules to even the playing field for small ranchers and chicken farmers in competition with corporate giants in the industry. Sustainable food advocates, who have been...

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August 31, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Farmers say thanks to Salazar for pumping the brakes on oil shale leasing

Farmers say thanks to Salazar for pumping the brakes on oil shale leasing

Farmers in the Rocky Mountain states of Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico unveiled an interesting ad buy over the weekend, praising Interior Secretary Ken Salazar […]...

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November 30, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

Red Tent Bazaar Fundraiser for The Colorado Independent Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and laughter to benefit The […]

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How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]

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