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VIDEO: Obama pushes for GOP support on immigration reform

Obama tried to carve out middle ground on immigration reform in a speech at American University’s School of International Service Thursday. Light on specific...

Secretary of State hobbled in battle against clean-elections violators

Voters in Colorado care about clean elections and voted through a ballot initiative specifically to enact laws governing campaign finances in 2002. Lawbreakers have been caught and fined. But that's apparently where enforcement ends. The list of groups violating the law includes an increasing number that simply skirt the fines judges have levied against them. Secretary of State Bernie Buescher now seems determined to go after the deadbeats, but his office told the Colorado Independent that the law, as it stands now, simply lacks teeth.

Hands on the wheel, please; state texting-while-driving ban coming soon

Colorado’s ban on texting while driving—courtesy of House Bill 1094—goes into effect next Tuesday, the first day of December. So will Colorado drivers limit their...

Mountain Resorts Struggle With Labor Shortages as Immigrant Crackdown Continues

It was a quiet May Day in the mountains of Colorado, and much calmer on the immigration-rights demonstration front across much of the state...

New Regulations, Same Old Prejudice

Immigration lawyer Ann Allott offers this advice to the employers who are her clients: The days of winking and nodding at undocumented workers is...
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