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Tag Archives: Transportation

News Poetry: Of Diesels and Subterfuge

Of Diesels and Subterfuge Ordinary Tuesday, meaning evil & good are pulling on different ends of the same serpent. I am hardly bothered by their […]...

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October 13, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix

Coming to a ballot near you this November – no statewide ballot measures!

Colorado voters will get a bit of a respite this year, now that there isn’t anyone or any group planning to run a ballot measure […]...

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June 29, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The Indy Weekly Podcast, Episode 3: Colorado’s $9 billion transportation to-do list

During the 2017 legislative session, finding a way to pay down some of Colorado’s $9 billion list of fixes to roads and bridges was a […]...

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June 5, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Gov says: No special session for you!

After more than a week of speculation, Gov. John Hickenlooper today put to an end the idea that he might call lawmakers back for a […]...

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May 19, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Governor delays decision on special session

Gov. John Hickenlooper’s spokesperson this morning said the governor would not be making an expected announcement today on whether he would call lawmakers back to the […]...

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

Governor considers special session on roads, broadband

Two of the biggest state issues that weren’t settled in the 2017 legislative session may get one more shot this year. Gov. John Hickenlooper said […]...

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May 11, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Bill to save rural hospitals survives Republican headwinds, up for final vote

The sweeping omnibus bill to save rural hospitals, provide a one-time funding boost to rural schools and a tax break for small business is just […]...

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May 9, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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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May 8, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Events, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Lawmakers reach high-stakes deal to save rural hospitals

Two House lawmakers and two Senate leaders have reached bipartisan agreement on a high-stakes and hard-fought state finance deal that fell apart as many times […]...

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May 4, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Provider fee deal falling apart, rural schools say “leave us out.”

State lawmakers were within handshake’s reach of a long sought-after bill that would free up millions of dollars to save hospitals, help rural schools and begin […]...

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May 1, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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The Home Front: Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet unveils public-option health insurance bill

“Americans living in rural counties would get a public option for health insurance under a bill introduced by two U.S. senators,” reports The Grand Junction […]

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