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Tag Archives: Mark Ferrandino

Facade of Democratic support for redistricting initiative crumbles

An effort to change how congressional districts are drawn in Colorado has raised accusations from Democrats that Republicans are trying to disempower voters of color under […]...

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January 15, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Payday loan policy and the art of legislative compromise

DENVER — De Jimenez is a single mother of three. She works in medical records and one of her children is in college. She recently […]...

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November 18, 2014 Politics, The Mix

Coloradans celebrate gay marriage, rally for upcoming elections

Love may be win for Democrats as well. More than two-thirds of Colorado voters support same-sex marriage....

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October 9, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: And then the justices did nothing, which meant everything

  I think the first time I wrote that it was definitely all over on gay marriage was the day that Antonin Scalia wrote grudgingly, […]...

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October 7, 2014 Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Colorado’s swift, swerving trip to marriage equality

Jubilant supporters of marriage equality here Monday said that, in hindsight, the glimmer of victory shone in defeats....

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October 7, 2014 Civil Rights, In-Depth, The Mix

Event notice: A Colorado legislative session wrap up with House Speaker Mark Ferrandino

  You’re invited. Please come. The Colorado Independent is proud to host Colorado House Speaker Mark Ferrandino at its monthly event this Thursday, May 8, […]...

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May 7, 2014 Uncategorized

Republicans ready to rain on Democrats’ planned sunny-day legislature

  DENVER– If you can measure anything by opening day speeches, the ones given in the House here today suggest the 2014 legislative session is […]...

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January 8, 2014 Education, Environment/Energy, In-Depth

Colorado General Assembly opening day

Capitol observers say they expect majority party members to try to set a moderate tone and push proposals that might attract minority member support. But it's an election year....

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January 8, 2014 In-Depth, Politics, The Beats
Appeals Exhausted for Colorado Chuck E. Cheese’s Killer

Appeals Exhausted for Colorado Chuck E. Cheese’s Killer

The United States Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear the appeal of death-row prisoner Nathan Dunlap, the Colorado man convicted of the 1993 murder of four employees at an Aurora Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant. Dunlap's fate is now in...

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February 19, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Scorecard singles out conservation heroes, villains in 2012 Colorado legislative session

Scorecard singles out conservation heroes, villains in 2012 Colorado legislative session

The economy and the environment “both won” in Colorado's legislative session this year, according to an annual scorecard that a leading state environmental group released Thursday....

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July 13, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, 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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The Home Front: A ‘fight club’ in the El Paso County jail where jailers ‘tracked each time they used force against an inmate’

“Wearing a tiara and posing for a camera, El Paso County sheriff’s Deputy Sandra Rincon smiled next to a cake with two candles on top […]

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