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Sen. Baumgardner created offensive work environment, investigation finds, adding to list of alleged sexual misconduct
April 23, 2018 / No Comments

Senator Randy Baumgardner is in the spotlight again over allegations of sexual misconduct. But the Republican from Hot Sulphur Springs, who kept his seat after […] > read more

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Colorado bill would open records on completed police internal affairs investigations
April 23, 2018 / No Comments

Colorado would join a dozen other states that require public disclosure of internal records on police misconduct under legislation introduced in the House on Wednesday. […] > read more

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The Home Front: Some Colorado lawmakers want to keep juvenile autopsy reports from ‘the public, including the media’
April 23, 2018 / No Comments

“A piece of legislation being considered by state lawmakers aims to keep juvenile autopsy reports from being made available to the public, including the media,” […] > read more

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Littwin’s Official Unofficial #CO2018 governor’s race rankings, Week Four
April 21, 2018 / No Comments

Illustration by Mike Keefe Let’s get straight to the big news. For the first time in the brief, if glorious, history of the Littwin Official […] > read more

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Republican Doug Robinson will have to sue to make the ballot for governor. Dem Lynne and GOP Mitchell make it on.
April 20, 2018 / 1 Comment

In a Republican repeat of 2016, it looks like a GOP candidate in a top statewide election will have to sue his way onto a […] > read more

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Guest Post: Growing and eating nutritious food is a right, not a political position
April 20, 2018 / No Comments

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 […] > read more

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The Home Front: Colorado man, hemp grower, talks at neighborhood meeting about ‘unusual crop’
April 20, 2018 / No Comments

“The farmer who plans to grow hemp in west Loveland this summer spent two hours Thursday night talking to people at a neighborhood meeting about […] > read more

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Drilling, one mile outside Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes
April 19, 2018 / 1 Comment

Since President Donald Trump was sworn into office last year, the administration has used its “energy dominance” agenda to require states to conduct quarterly sales […] > read more

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Appeals court re-raises the bar for passing constitutional ballot measures in Colorado
April 19, 2018 / No Comments

When it comes to trying to get constitutional amendments on the statewide ballot in Colorado, voters in 2016 raised the bar. Then, last month, a […] > read more

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The Home Front: Air Force to pay $900k for clean water and to ‘remove perfluorinated compounds’ in El Paso County
April 19, 2018 / No Comments

“Nearly two years after toxic chemicals from Air Force firefighting foam were found in water drawn from the Widefield aquifer, the military announced a string […] > read more

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How The Denver Post’s rebellion rippled across America
April 18, 2018 / 2 Comments

By now you’ve likely heard about The Denver Post’s multi-page editorial broadside at its hedge-fund owner. This week’s newsletter seeks to explain the local and national repercussions of […] > read more

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Sweating signatures? Three Colorado governor candidates still await their ballot fate
April 18, 2018 / 1 Comment

With the Democratic and Republican assemblies over, three candidates are still in a holding pattern— or holding their breath— waiting to see whether they, too, […] > read more