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This column was significantly updated on Friday, April 26, after Colorado Public Radio reported that Gov. Jared Polis had indicated he wouldn’t sign the...
The big news from the state Capitol has been not only that it’s a new day, with Democrats in charge everywhere, but with the...
A change in state law meant to rein in the cost of Colorado high schools that allow students to stay longer to earn college...
So, now it’s the mayor. The #MeToo movement has made the short — if somewhat bumpy— journey from the state Capitol to City Hall, where...
On the final day of the legislative session Wednesday, Colorado’s conservation community praised state lawmakers for staving off a slew of bills aimed at turning back the clock on the Ritter administration’s “New Energy Economy” and also for passing a handful of bills that actually advance the state’s reputation as a leader in clean energy policies.
Colorado conservation groups this legislative session are promising to try and hold the line on environmental gains over the past several years while still advancing energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in what they admit will be a challenging fiscal climate.
Debra Bonogofsky, a moderate Republican small businesswoman from Billings, Mont., thought she was a “normal person” until she ran for the Montana State Legislature in June. Then she found out through 11th-hour attack ads, fliers and mailings that she was an anti-gun, pro-abortion, union-backing Barack Obama supporter.
VAIL – Vail Town Council member Margaret Rogers, an attorney, told the Colorado Independent Monday she doesn’t expect a new Colorado law allowing local governments to ban medical marijuana dispensaries to survive legal challenges.
A pair of Western Slope lawmakers wants drivers to slow down dramatically on roads and highways bisecting critical wildlife habitat, promising to introduce a...
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