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The Indy’s Marianne Goodland joins 710 KNUS’ Chuck & Julie to...

On Thursday, the Indy's Marianne Goodland joined Chuck Bonniwell and Julie Hayden on 710 KNUS to talk about the Independent Ethics Commission: just what...

State water plan cost at least $6 million

Colorado taxpayers have spent at least $6 million on the state’s water plan, an eight-month-old document that has led to little, if any, real...

Raise the Bar wants to make it harder to change Colorado’s...

Colorado’s constitution has become a “dumping ground” for special interests, and the time has come to rein in the process for amending the state’s...

Lawmakers fail to reform Colorado’s Ethics Commission

The Republican-controlled Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee shot down a bill Monday that would have begun to reform Colorado’s Independent Ethics Commission. The...

Lawmakers rebuke party leaders, reject charter school funding compromise in Senate

Lawmaker differences over charter schools and unhappiness with K-12 funding came to a boil late Thursday when senators finally took up the state’s annual school funding bill after a number of false starts.

‘Bullies have won’ in the SCFD fight, say gagged arts leaders

Stop griping or your funding will be cut. That was the warning small arts and cultural groups gleaned from their funder, the Scientific and...

Racial bias shadows the Front Range culture funding fight

Win the battle, lose the war? That may be the fate of arts and culture groups fighting for a bigger share of tax dollars from...

Why Gitmo detainees won’t save a dud Colorado supermax

The plan to close the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay has triggered a flurry of election-year fear mongering about the possibility of federal detainees...

Conflicts of interest for Ethics Commission? Lawmakers seek fix.

Lawmakers hoping once again to try and rid the state's anti-corruption agency from its own conflicts of interest might have an unlikely ally in...

Critics rail as lawmakers take up Denver-metro culture funding

Sen. Pat Steadman hopes a proposal to renew arts and culture funding in the Denver metro area will be a smooth way to begin what...