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GOP hardball in Colorado Statehouse has Dems vowing to get tough...

It’s a shame, Colorado Republican lawmakers are saying this week, that Democrats have been so unwilling to work across the aisle this legislative session. Had...

Colorado’s oil and gas regulatory agency – and other environmental programs...

Environmental and conservation programs, including the body that regulates Colorado's oil and gas industry, may see the cash influx they need to keep operating...

Colorado’s oil and gas regulatory agency is running out of money...

As the state grapples with the aftermath of last April's fatal pipeline explosion in Firestone and a fervent demand by residents to better regulate...

Homeowners forced to sell their mineral rights may get longer review...

The first step toward creating a level playing field for mineral rights owners won a preliminary okay from the House Tuesday, but faces an...

Environmental groups sue state oil and gas commission over Greeley drilling...

Environmental and civil rights groups filed a lawsuit against the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Tuesday, alleging that the regulatory agency violated its...

Oil and gas rigs can still operate within 1,000 feet of...

Oil and gas production wells and other facilities still have the ability to operate within 1,000 feet of a school, rather than the school’s...

Colorado House to AG Coffman: no extra money for you this...

UPDATE Friday, Feb. 17: the House did not vote this morning on a request to reconsider the Department of Law supplemental budget request and...

Guv signs budget; local-control ghost bill makes racket; lots of bills...

This year's "long bill" includes more money for public safety, $144 million for flood and wildlife recovery and $100 million to make higher education in the state more affordable.

Report: Oil and Gas Industry Exerts Outsized Political Influence in Colorado

DENVER-- A report released today by Colorado Ethics Watch describes oil-and-gas industry spending on state election campaigns and legislative lobbying efforts as disproportionally influential and “shocking.”

With fracking creeping toward schools, candidates drill down their positions

As concerns mount over oil and gas rigs inching closer to several Colorado schools, legislators are looking toward 2013 to sort out whether local controls should take a backseat to state regulations.