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Tag Archives: Jobs

Wiretap: CBO says Obamacare is either bad or good for Americans

If you're confused by the Congressional Budget Office report on Obamacare, there's good reason. Many of the people writing and talking about the report are confused....

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February 5, 2014 Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix
VIDEO: Udall not giving up push for wind tax credit

VIDEO: Udall not giving up push for wind tax credit

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall has a new routine. He wakes up every morning, puts on a suit and tie and then implores his colleagues on Capitol Hill to pass the wind production tax credit. ...

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June 19, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Obama-backed restoration projects putting more than 20,000 low-income youth to work

Obama-backed restoration projects putting more than 20,000 low-income youth to work

Four new conservation projects in Colorado will add to the more than 20,000 work opportunities for low-income youth on public lands this summer....

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May 21, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Controversial hydropower bill passes House

Controversial hydropower bill passes House

The House approved U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton's bill to streamline small hydropower development processes for canals and ditches on Wednesday....

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March 7, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
More clean, more cash: Colorado lawmakers promote new electronics recycling initiative

More clean, more cash: Colorado lawmakers promote new electronics recycling initiative

Colorado lawmakers are searching everywhere for ways to create jobs, even now turning to landfills. ...

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February 29, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Democrats promote Colorado jobs bill in advance of first committee hearing

Democrats promote Colorado jobs bill in advance of first committee hearing

DENVER — Democratic legislative leaders touted a bill at the state Capitol on Monday afternoon that would give firms a bidding edge for using Colorado […]...

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February 14, 2012 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Ferrandino challenges House members to defy critics and ‘get things done’

Ferrandino challenges House members to defy critics and ‘get things done’

DENVER-- Seizing momentum on an upbeat first day of the 2012 session of the state legislature, House Minority Leader Mark Ferrandino, Democrat from Denver, encouraged members to cast aside gloomy predictions of election-year partisan gridlock and work together to pass...

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January 11, 2012 Center Well, Health, Politics, Top Stories

Tancredo slams Perry as an ‘arrogant, open border, pro-amnesty politician’

Former Colorado Congressman and anti-illegal immigration crusader Tom Tancredo has no patience with Republican presidential frontrunner Rick Perry, the Texas governor with the Hollywood hair who fired up the right when he announced his candidacy but who has stumbled under...

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September 27, 2011 Center Well, Politics

When it comes to energy, some politicians prefer to talk about jobs

What’s the difference between a Democrat and a Republican in Congress these days? In one key aspect, not a lot. They’re both talking about jobs, jobs, jobs. That much became apparent in a session last week in Denver when aides...

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August 29, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Perlmutter to Boehner: Time for a jobs package

Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter's office hosted a gathering of MoveOn.org enthusiasts and Perlmutter asked them to gather signatures for a petition to be presented to House Speaker John Boehner, asking for job creation legislation....

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August 11, 2011 Center Well, 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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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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