Tag Archives: Bill Ritter

Colorado’s oil and gas regulatory agency is running out of money – fast

As the state grapples with the aftermath of last April’s fatal pipeline explosion in Firestone and a fervent demand by residents to better regulate the […]...

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February 21, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In

Trump had his say about the Paris climate accord, and Hickenlooper responded. But what will Hick do?

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper often brings smiles to the faces of activists when he talks about climate change. But what will he do in his […]...

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June 6, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Mix

GUEST POST: Why states are pushing ahead with clean energy despite Trump’s embrace of coal

NOTE: 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 […]...

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March 31, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Trump budget could impact nearly 14,000 environmental workers in Colorado

The Trump administration released its budget proposal Thursday, after sending clear signals that proposed defense spending will swell and non-defense budgets – particularly of federal […]...

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March 15, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Water

Littwin: Tancredo on his knees

It may not have been much of a win for Bob Beauprez, but it was a huge victory for Colorado Republicans....

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June 25, 2014 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Get yer new Littwin Weekly GOP Guv Rankings here

Tom Tancredo has his Harley. Mike Kopp has his bike. Scott Gessler has the badger. Bob Beauprez has his cows (he won't talk about the horse anymore). What else is there to say about the GOP race for governor?...

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June 3, 2014 Littwin

Bills passing fast; guvs drop by to honor ‘Johnny Van’

There were fistfights on the floor. One lawmaker brought a gun. Another crawled into the gallery so he wouldn't lose control of his bill… There was none of that when Johnny Van took over." ...

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April 21, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Tom Tancredo makes GOP primary ballot for Governor

Tom Tancredo is in the race, Bob Beauprez awaits signature verification, five others will compete Saturday....

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April 9, 2014 Politics, The Mix
Bob Beauprez says he may jump into Senate race (or update: governor’s); still hope he looks both ways first

Bob Beauprez says he may jump into Senate race (or update: governor’s); still hope he looks both ways first

Bob Beauprez says he's considering getting into the GOP primary race to try to take Mark Udall's seat. No, seriously. I mean it, seriously....

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January 23, 2014 Littwin

CO Prison Officials Acknowledge Chief’s Murder Tied to Solitary Confinement Policies

To have known Tom Clements during his first year in Colorado meant hearing a statistic, sometimes over and over again, that haunted him as director of the state’s Corrections Department....

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July 8, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Politics

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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First look: The big questions on your November ballot in Colorado

From slavery to smartphones to fixing our “damn roads,” Coloradans could face a kaleidoscope of questions on their November ballots. With the election more than […]

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