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Tag Archives: Stan Garnett

Gaspar case highlights complaints leveled at Ken Buck’s Weld County office

The plan aimed to encourage undocumented residents to help bolster public safety by reporting crimes. Critics now say the plan was either half hearted or mostly politics. ...

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February 21, 2014 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Immigration, Politics, The Beats
Attorneys, Scholars Raise Questions about Constitutionality of Colorado Death Penalty

Attorneys, Scholars Raise Questions about Constitutionality of Colorado Death Penalty

Colorado’s death penalty is not only massively expensive, critics say it is also unconstitutional because it is so randomly sought....

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February 27, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Colorado’s Death Penalty: Spending Millions to Execute Almost No One

Colorado’s Death Penalty: Spending Millions to Execute Almost No One

With a bill to repeal the death penalty likely to be introduced in the 2013 Colorado Legislature, there are bound to be philosophical arguments about the merits of capital punishment. One thing that seems beyond debate, though, is that...

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February 7, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Boulder County prosecutor dropping marijuana cases

Boulder County prosecutor dropping marijuana cases

Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett announced today via Twitter that his office would drop all pending prosecutions of adults for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and/or possession of marijuana paraphernalia....

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November 14, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Virginia health reform ruling bolsters case made by Suthers

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers took a lot of heat when he joined with nearly 20 Republican attorneys general to file a lawsuit against the national health care reform legislation just days after it passed. Detractors saw the suit as...

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December 14, 2010 Center Well, Health, Politics
Stapleton tops Kennedy; Gessler beats Buescher; Suthers downs Garnett

Stapleton tops Kennedy; Gessler beats Buescher; Suthers downs Garnett

9News late Tuesday night called the Colorado treasurer race for Republican challenger and political newcomer Walker Stapleton by 52 to 48 percent margin over incumbent […]...

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November 3, 2010 Blog, Politics
Garnett and Suthers take off the gloves in final debate

Garnett and Suthers take off the gloves in final debate

In their last debate before the election, the candidates for Colorado attorney general lashed out at each other over incumbent Attorney General John Suthers’ administrative […]...

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November 2, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Poll shows Hickenlooper winning big, Senate in a dead heat

Poll shows Hickenlooper winning big, Senate in a dead heat

A poll conducted last week by 9NEWS and the Denver Post shows the Senate race between incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet and Republican challenger Ken Buck […]...

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October 25, 2010 Blog, Marijuana, Politics, Uncategorized
Judge rules that health care reform is constitutional — could effect Colorado case

Judge rules that health care reform is constitutional — could effect Colorado case

Thursday, a federal judge in Michigan became the first to rule on the constitutionality of President Obama’s health care reform package. Judge George C. Steeh […]...

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October 8, 2010 Blog, Marijuana, Uncategorized
In debate, Garnett calls Suthers ‘attorney general for the tea party’

In debate, Garnett calls Suthers ‘attorney general for the tea party’

Candidate debates can be boring. Once in awhile, though, the fur flies. That was the case yesterday in Loveland, according to the Reporter Herald, when […]...

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September 17, 2010 Blog, Politics

EVENTS

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Honoring a whistleblower

Please join us Thursday, December 11, for the presentation of The Colorado Independent’s first annual whistleblower award.

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TWITTER

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Global warming takes bite out of Colorado ski season

Normally temperatures at resort elevations this time of year drop into the teens and 20s every night. This season, only a few light frosts have tinged the valleys, leaving the slopes bare and dry.

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THE BLOGS

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News Poem: ‘Law’

For the clatter of broken bullets / four hours on the pavement

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