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Guest Post: Why TABOR means we can have nice things

Taxpayer Bill of Rights. TABOR. A legislative victory for the libertarian state of Colorado. But perhaps one of the most hated bills by progressives...

‘Orphaned’ oil and gas wells are on the rise

In March 2015, Joe MacLaren, a state oil and gas inspector in Colorado, drove out to the Taylor 3 oil well near the tiny...

Enrollment drop will leave 100s of Denver teachers jobless

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Melanie Asmar on February 29, 2016 Nearly 500 Denver school staff members, most of them teachers, have been told...

How a plan to save southeastern Colorado went off the rails

This story originally appeared on High Country News.  Steve Wooten stands on a low ridge overlooking the Purgatoire River and the yellowed grass and red rock...

Wiretap: Global sell-off tests U.S. economy

Testing...testing... How the global sell-off is a major test of the U.S. economy's resilience. Is it strong enough to stay solid as China slips and...

Aspen’s skewed American dream

Kelli Bohl, 36, believes she is living the American dream. Born, raised and working in the Roaring Fork Valley, she’s having a tough time...

Five grim realities for Colorado’s low-income workers

All too often, the poor get blamed for being poor. It’s their own fault they have no money. Just get a job. But in...

#Coleg Notebook: Driver’s license compromise; economic forecasts

Lawmakers compromise on immigrant driver's licences  It can be difficult to understand exactly what the six-member Joint Budget Committee is doing, but on Wednesday the proceedings...

Beauprez talks economy ahead of ballot drop

  In celebration of Columbus Day and anticipating mail ballots heading out to voters on Tuesday, Colorado Republican candidate for governor Bob Beauprez shared details...

Poll: Colorado Senate race voters care a whole lot about tax...

  A new poll from the left-leaning firm Public Policy Polling suggests that likely Colorado voters care about "tax fairness" even more than they care about...