Position: As originally reported by Colorado Politics

First citizen-initiated ballot measure makes November ballot

Education ballot measure Initiative 93, also known as “Great Schools, Thriving Communities,” has qualified for the November General Election, Secretary of State Wayne Williams announced Thursday....

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Campaign finance measure supporters turn in record number of signatures

Signatures for the last of seven measures that proponents hope to make it to the November ballot were turned in to the secretary of state just after 2:30 p.m. Monday. The last one turned out to be...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Transportation ballot measures now in the hands of the Colorado secretary of state

Supporters of two transportation measures jockeyed for first position at the Secretary of State’s Office when it opened at 7 a.m. Monday to turn in petitions that could raise billions of dollars...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Supporters of land-use initiative turn in more than 200,000 signatures

Proponents of a ballot measure they claim will strengthen private property rights turned in a record 209,000 petition signatures Friday to the Colorado secretary of state. Initiative 108 is a...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Gardner, bipartisan Senate group back bill to keep U.S. in NATO

Concerns that President Donald Trump could unilaterally remove the United States from the nearly 70-year-old North Atlantic Treaty Organization have prompted four bipartisan senators to introduce...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

What measures will be on November ballots in Colorado?

The final day for turning in petition signatures that could put some ballot questions on the November General Election ballot is Aug. 6. There are 23 approved petitions, although many are...

DATE: July 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Walker Stapleton to Colorado agriculture community: I’ll stand up for you with Trump administration

State treasurer and Republican gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton hosted a roundtable Thursday for representatives of the agriculture community on trade and tariffs – a session that was...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado lawmaker Tim Leonard compares women marchers to Hitler’s ‘brownshirts’

Republican state Rep. Tim Leonard of Evergreen is under fire for a Facebook post in which he compared women marchers to Hitler’s brownshirts, the Nazi militia members who began the campaigns of...

DATE: July 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

With big changes in Colorado beer sales ahead, lawmakers scramble on rules

Come Jan. 1, you should be able to walk into most Colorado grocery and convenience stores to buy full-strength beer, the result of a measure adopted by the General Assembly in 2016. But that...

DATE: May 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

How cyclist Phil Gaimon took on a mountain, and the mountain (with cheating by Mother Nature) won

The man. The mountain. The wind: near-Arctic cold and blowing at 30 mph, if not more. The temperature: 39, and that’s being charitable. It was 34 at the summit. There’s a YouTube channel out there...

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Community colleges one signature away from offering four-year nursing degrees

A bill that will allow Southwest Colorado Community College and other community colleges to offer a four-year bachelor of science in nursing degrees won final approval Tuesday in the state House....

DATE: March 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bill to free up Old Fort at Hesperus funds sails through committee

The first bill in the 2018 legislative session from Democratic Rep. Barbara McLachlan of Durango won unanimous approval Monday from the House Finance Committee. House Bill 18-1048 is cosponsored...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News