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Wiretap: Obamacare’s solvable Latino problem

There was a slow Spanish-language launch, a sense that Hispanic concerns weren't being heard, a delay in the president making a direct appeal. But: All that can be remedied.

Sportsmen, Colorado conservationists question some aspects of climate bill

Nearly a year after the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed the American Clean Energy and Security Act last June, Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass.,...

IREA Voices touts new study on looming coal shortages

IREA Voices, a citizen activist group formed to combat the climate change policies of the state’s largest rural electric co-op, is pointing its members...

Colorado firms skewer U.S. Chamber for fighting climate change legislation

Count a growing number of Colorado businesses among those deeply disenchanted with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over its stance that climate change legislation is largely based on junk science and will further derail the American economy.

New report counters ‘jobs-killer’ rap on Waxman-Markey climate change bill

A new report on the employment benefits of House-passed climate change legislation provides some useful ammo for conservationists looking to shoot holes in the...

Conservation group hammers Rep. Salazar for no vote on ‘cap and...

The League of Conservation Voters Thursday launched a television ad campaign in Grand Junction, Pueblo, Colorado Springs and Denver blasting U.S. Rep. John Salazar...

Wirth: target coal-fired power plants with climate change cap and trade

Former Democratic Colorado Sen. Tim Wirth last week told Bloomberg News the cap-and-trade aspects of the House-approved climate change bill are spread too broadly...

Ritter fires back at U.S. Sen. Inhofe for oil shale remarks

Gov. Bill Ritter is calling out Republican members of the U.S. Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee for what he called a very partisan approach to the debate on climate change legislation and new energy versus traditional energy jobs.

Rep. Salazar floats wilderness plan, reaches out to conservationists

Rep. John Salazar looks to be offering an olive branch to environmentalists in his 3rd Congressional District on Colorado’s Western Slope, releasing a draft...

GOP targets Markey — and Obama — for vote on ‘national...

As predicted, Republicans are hitting freshman U.S. Rep. Betsy Markey for her vote Friday favoring the sweeping energy bill narrowly passed by the House....