Position: As originally reported by Colorado Politics

Bennet talks about health care, education, climate (and his presidential ambitions)

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet sidestepped the issue of whether he’s running for president in an appearance Friday, but he did address a number of issues that a presidential candidate might. The...

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

Former Colorado House speaker adds to ethics complaint against Gov. John Hickenlooper

“Jet-set John” is what former Republican Speaker of the House Frank McNulty of Highlands Ranch is calling Gov. John Hickenlooper. That new nickname shows up in a second ethics complaint filed late...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Supreme Court turns down Hickenlooper on Gallagher/TABOR review

The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday turned down a request from Gov. John Hickenlooper that sought to resolve what he believes are conflicts between the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR) and the...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Why it’ll be harder to get measures on the Colorado ballot starting in 2019

Those who are looking to put citizen initiatives on future Colorado statewide ballots will have to come up with 25 percent more signatures than was required for measures that made it on the 2018...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Meet Brianna Titone, Colorado’s first transgender lawmaker

When one door closes, another opens. That might well describe the path state Rep.-elect Brianna Titone of Arvada took to become Colorado’s first transgender lawmaker. In an interview with Colorado...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado ethics panel plans to move quickly on Gov. Hickenlooper ethics complaint

The Colorado Independent Ethics Commission has not yet received a response from Gov. John Hickenlooper on the ethics complaint filed against him in October, but Commissioner Bill Leone predicted...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Control of Colorado Senate hinges on a handful of races

Keep an eye on Jefferson County when election results come in on Nov. 6. Three of the five races that will determine which party controls the Colorado Senate – and potentially could put the...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

U.S. Senate panel advances revival of key conservation fund

Now that the Sept. 30 deadline has come and gone for renewal of the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, the Senate is taking another shot at finding a way to get the program back on track. On...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

New reports show impact of President Trump’s trade war on agriculture

President Donald Trump’s tariff and trade polices have hit more than just the agriculture industry, according to a report released Thursday by the trade association for the solar industry. Also on...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado’s drought set to be fourth worst on record

This year’s drought is one for the record books, – especially for Southwest Colorado. The Colorado water year, which ends Oct. 31, looks to be the fourth driest on record since the state began...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

ACLU demands 31 Colorado cities repeal anti-panhandling laws

The American Civil Liberties Union has sent letters to 31 cities in Colorado, demanding those cities repeal laws that restrict or ban panhandling. According to an ACLU statement, the letters are...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Rep. Scott Tipton says he’ll support reauthorization of federal conservation fund

VAIL – Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton of Cortez said Thursday he will support permanent reauthorization and full funding for the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, ending months of...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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