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ALEC Day 2: Betsy DeVos says school choice “is good politics...

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos became the first member of the Trump administration to visit Denver, speaking Thursday to a noontime luncheon at...

Conservative education reform has “window of opportunity” in 2017

Equal funding for charter schools failed to gain enough traction in the 2016 legislative session. But Republican state Sen. Owen Hill of Colorado Springs,...

What’s ALEC? And why are so many Colorado lawmakers hooked on...

At least nine Republican lawmakers from Colorado are meeting this week with a secretive national group focused on crafting ready-to-go conservative legislation. And next year, that...

Oil companies mum on Western Skies; millions pumped into Amendment 58

Oil and gas companies doing business in Colorado have dropped a mind-blowing $10 million into Amendment 58 — a statewide initiative that would cut their state severance tax and raise roughly $321 million a year for college scholarships, wildlife habitat and other programs. But when it comes to whether big oil may be pumping in cash to help Republicans retake control of the state Senate, well, they're just not saying. And in fact, they don't have to.

Western Skies Coalition lists Owens, Bennett on executive committee

The Western Skies Coalition, a conservative advocacy group incorporated in Virginia but with an office in Littleton, touts former Colorado Gov. Bill Owens and former U.S. Secretary of Education and George H.W. Bush drug czar Bill Bennett as two of the noted members of the organization’s “constantly growing” executive committee.