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Homebrew: GOP candidates respond to Planned Parenthood shooting

Statements made Yesterday most Republican presidential candidates began responding to Friday's Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooting. Trump blamed it on mental illness, Carly Fiorina implored protestors...

17,000 low-income Colorado households likely to lose energy assistance benefits this...

More than 17,000 low-income Colorado households will lose state benefits to help pay their home heating bill this winter if the federal government delivers on expected funding cuts to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

Pro-business in a dismal economy helps, but Hickenlooper faces budget-slashing nightmare

For somebody often awkward in his public speeches, prone to stutter-stepping his way through sentences, Governor-elect John Hickenlooper has superb skills as a salesman. Maybe it goes back to his days as a barkeep in Denver’s LoDo, bantering for a moment before moving onto the next table. Now he’ll be using those same skills as a street-savvy, business-friendly Democrat who will also become the most public face as state government faces the need to quickly cut $1.1 billion from the state budget.

Bad recession calculus: released cons; laid-off cops

News this week is that the Colorado Department of Corrections has begun processing inmates for the first wave of this year's planned mass early...

Penry asks Ritter for a peek at paperwork and a taste...

Senate Majority Leader and candidate for governor Josh Penry and House Minority Leader Mike May sent Gov. Ritter a letter today (pdf) asking to...