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Cory Gardner, other state leaders, take questions at town hall

Hundreds of people attended a town hall meeting Friday in Durango, where Gov. John Hickenlooper, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, and Sens. Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet took questions from participants....

DATE: Aug. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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EPA chief tours Gold King Mine; Colorado officials field questions

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s visit to the Superfund site north of Silverton on Friday has encouraged state and local officials, who say they were promised it would be a top...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Town hall to follow Pruitt’s tour of Superfund site near Silverton

Gov. John Hickenlooper will hold a town hall meeting Friday in Durango with Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner, and House Rep. Scott Tipton, after their visit to the Superfund site north of...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Bennet, Gardner react to Senate version of health care bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado, strongly opposes the Senate’s health care proposal, and his Republican counterpart, Sen. Cory Gardner, said he is carefully reading the bill...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Colorado delegation lauds Capitol Police after shooting

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The shooting at a Congressional Baseball Game practice Wednesday that left five people, including a congressman, wounded and the assailant dead brought swift and strong reaction...

DATE: June 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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La Plata County braces for Trump budget cuts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Some La Plata County public agency officials are expressing worries about how federal budget cuts proposed by President Donald Trump might disrupt local programs to help the...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Studies examine aspects of latest House health care bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The $23 billion allocated for certain people with pre-existing conditions under the American Health Care Act might not be enough to fully cover the necessary 2.2 million people. ...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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7 western senators object to suspension of BLM councils

The Trump administration’s decision to suspend the Bureau of Land Management’s citizen advisory boards has drawn criticism from those who say the councils were one of the few ways to engage with...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Senate defeats attempt to undo BLM’s methane rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Gwen Lachelt may have impacted the votes that defeated the joint resolution to disapprove of the Department of the Interior’s methane rule. On a visit to Washington on Tuesday,...

DATE: May 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Colorado leaders bridge the divide

WASHINGTON, D.C. – It might be a hyper-partisan political world, but some states have senators from different parties. Although one might expect that a Democrat and a Republican from the same state...

DATE: May 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Senate changes rules; vote on Neil Gorsuch set for Friday

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Judge Neil Gorsuch will not only be an influence on the Supreme Court if he is confirmed as expected on Friday, his nomination has changed the Senate as well. On Thursday,...

DATE: April 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Showdown looms over Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nomination

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The so-called “nuclear option” in the U.S. Senate is providing conflict for many senators, but none more so than Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado. This week, the Senate plans to...

DATE: April 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News