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Tag Archives: Senate District 16

Hasan won’t run again in 2012 for HD56 seat vacated by Scanlan

Hasan won’t run again in 2012 for HD56 seat vacated by Scanlan

Muhammad Ali Hasan, a Beaver Creek filmmaker and former Republican candidate for state treasurer and state House District 56, says he has no plans to run again in that district in 2012 after the resignation of Democrat Christine Scanlan....

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December 14, 2010 Civil Rights, Politics, Top Stories
SD16, HD61 still up in the air as vote counting continues

SD16, HD61 still up in the air as vote counting continues

The balance of power isn’t likely to change, but a few Colorado state legislative races are still up in the air nearly a week after last Tuesday’s midterm elections. Votes are still being counted in Senate District 16 and House...

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November 8, 2010 Center Well, Politics
SD 16 candidate Leonard brings far-right baggage to key state Senate race

SD 16 candidate Leonard brings far-right baggage to key state Senate race

State Senate District 16 candidate Tim Leonard shocked the mainstream Republican Party and a lot of Democrats when he trounced moderate 5th Judicial District Attorney Mark Hurlbert at the GOP’s SD 16 assembly back in May. Portraying himself as pro-business...

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August 26, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics, Top Stories
SD16 candidate touts Winter Olympic bid to fix I-70 gridlock

SD16 candidate touts Winter Olympic bid to fix I-70 gridlock

Government officials from Vail to the Front Range foothills agree it will take an Olympian effort to fix winter weekend skier traffic snarls and summer tourism gridlock on Interstate 70 between Denver and Colorado’s most popular mountain resorts. But with...

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August 25, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
House Speaker hopeful Scanlan battles teacher-bill fallout and tea party wave

House Speaker hopeful Scanlan battles teacher-bill fallout and tea party wave

State Rep. Christine Scanlan, D-Dillon, a rising star on the Colorado political scene, says any talk of her becoming the next Speaker of the House is pointless if Democrats can’t hold onto their current 37-27 House majority in November....

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June 22, 2010 Center Well, Education, Politics, Top Stories
‘Kobe DA’ Hurlbert reportedly petitioning onto Senate District 16 ballot

‘Kobe DA’ Hurlbert reportedly petitioning onto Senate District 16 ballot

Mark Hurlbert, who will forever be known as the “Kobe DA” for his unsuccessful prosecution of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant on sexual assault charges in […]...

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May 25, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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Hickenlooper calls his executive order for orphan gas wells the ‘second-best solution’

Colorado’s Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, on Wednesday signed an executive order focused on addressing the safety concerns around orphaned wells— while simultaneously admitting that the […]

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