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Guest Post: Colorado should set bold climate change goals

The Colorado General Assembly soon will consider establishing additional climate goals for our state. The bill, HB19-1261, would set goals of a 50% reduction...

Wiretap: Obama and Hick go to LoDo

It's not the kind of night the president usually has. It's more in line for Hick, who met Obama at Wynkoop. They played pool.

All agree ethics board is troubled, views vary on how to...

Eight years after voters created Colorado’s Independent Ethics Commission, the board is fraught with problems — lack of funding makes it hard for citizens to bring complaints and elected officials worry they won't be given sufficient tools to defend themselves against politically motivated allegations. Despite its mission to keeping politicians clean, the commission itself has been used – both inadvertently and intentionally – as a political tool.

Colorado farmers join fight for tougher air quality rules

DENVER -- Farmers are joining a growing chorus in Colorado calling new proposed state air-quality rules weak and inadequate to address ozone levels that have spiked over the last half decade in the state as gas drilling has spread across the northern Front Range.

Hickenlooper Faces Statewide Demands for Local Control Over Oil and Gas...

More than 100 current and former local Colorado government officials have banded together to formally request Gov. John Hickenlooper’s help in localizing control over oil and gas development.

Hickenlooper promises bipartisan pro-business, pro-education approach to government in State of...

Governor John Hickenlooper gave his first State of the State Address at the Capitol today with a speech that called for legislators to help reduce costs and spur economic activity. While Hickenlooper’s address touched on issues of water, health care, education and political redistricting, the one-time-Denver beer baron’s speech centered on job creation.
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