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Denver Post
Colorado officials won't halt Clean Power Plan efforts despite rulingColorado health and environmental officials will continue working toward compli
Colorado officials won't halt Clean Power Plan efforts despite ruling
Denver Post / Posted 2 hours ago
Colorado health and environmental officials will continue working toward compliance with the controversial Clean Power Plan despite a Supreme Court decision Tuesday blocking the program's immediate implementation. State leaders say talks with... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Capitol topics:
 Student loans ,
death penalties 
and voter rightsCapitol topics: Student loans , death penalties and voter rights DENVER — Hunt
Capitol topics:
 Student loans ,
death penalties 
and voter rights
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 14 hours ago
Capitol topics: Student loans , death penalties and voter rights DENVER — Hunters may soon be able to wear pink, college students won’t get help with their student loans, juries still would have to give unanimous decisions in death penalty trials,... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado officials won't halt Clean Power Plan efforts despite rulingColorado health and environmental officials will continue working toward compli
Colorado officials won't halt Clean Power Plan efforts despite ruling
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
Colorado health and environmental officials will continue working toward compliance with the controversial Clean Power Plan despite a Supreme Court decision Tuesday blocking the program's immediate implementation. State leaders say talks with... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Colorado officials won't halt Clean Power Plan efforts despite rulingColorado health and environmental officials will continue working toward compli
Colorado officials won't halt Clean Power Plan efforts despite ruling
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted yesterday
Colorado health and environmental officials will continue working toward compliance with the controversial Clean Power Plan despite a Supreme Court decision Tuesday blocking the program's immediate implementation. State leaders say talks with... Read more
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Vail Daily
Former Clinton administration Cabinet member Federico Pena to speak in VailVAIL — The Vail Symposium will present “Speaking Financially: The Economics of
Former Clinton administration Cabinet member Federico Pena to speak in Vail
Vail Daily / Posted yesterday
VAIL — The Vail Symposium will present “Speaking Financially: The Economics of Transportation and Energy Policy,” with guest speaker Federico Pena, on Thursday, Feb. 11, at the Sonnenalp Hotel in Vail. Pena, U.S. Secretary of Transportation from... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
NJC recognizes Webb, McKinstry with President's AwardDuring their Awards Luncheon last weekend, the Northeastern Junior College Alum
NJC recognizes Webb, McKinstry with President's Award
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted yesterday
During their Awards Luncheon last weekend, the Northeastern Junior College Alumni Association recognized two individuals who have contributed much to the school. Wellington Webb and Walter McKinstry Jr. were this year's recipients of the President's... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Check your precinct number before state caucusesThis year's March 1 caucuses look as though they will be more chaotic than norm
Check your precinct number before state caucuses
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted yesterday
This year's March 1 caucuses look as though they will be more chaotic than normal. As writer Corey Hutchins explained in last week's cover story, local caucuses are neighborhood gatherings for the Republican or Democratic party faithful, where the... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Bill could reduce early voting centers in countyDENVER — The Colorado Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee pas
Bill could reduce early voting centers in county
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted yesterday
DENVER — The Colorado Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee passed two bills Monday afternoon that could affect the voting process in Larimer County. The first bill, SB 16-107, which passed unanimously 4-0, requires mandatory minimum... Read more
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Vail Daily
Eagle County OKs funding for climate fightEAGLE — The Eagle County commissioners say climate change is a “slow moving cat
Eagle County OKs funding for climate fight
Vail Daily / Posted yesterday
EAGLE — The Eagle County commissioners say climate change is a “slow moving catastrophe” and are investing $52,000 in a plan to do what they can. “This is important, and what we can impact, we should impact,” said County Commissioner Jill... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Bill could reduce early voting centers in countyThe Colorado Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee passed two b
Bill could reduce early voting centers in county
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted yesterday
The Colorado Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee passed two bills Monday afternoon that could affect the voting process in Larimer County. The first bill, SB 16-107, which passed unanimously 4-0, requires mandatory minimum training... Read more
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Vail Daily
County OKs funding for climate fightEAGLE — The Eagle County commissioners say climate change is a “slow moving cat
County OKs funding for climate fight
Vail Daily / Posted yesterday
EAGLE — The Eagle County commissioners say climate change is a “slow moving catastrophe” and are investing $52,000 in a plan to do what they can. “This is important, and what we can impact we should impact,” said County Commissioner Jill... Read more
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Vail Daily
County commissioners OK funding for climate fightEAGLE — The Eagle County commissioners say climate change is a “slow moving cat
County commissioners OK funding for climate fight
Vail Daily / Posted yesterday
EAGLE — The Eagle County commissioners say climate change is a “slow moving catastrophe” and are investing $52,000 in a plan to do what they can. “This is important, and what we can impact we should impact,” said County Commissioner Jill... Read more
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Denver Post
House Democrats push forward goals for Colorado climate change planColorado House Democrats passed a bill Tuesday to add measurable goals and dead
House Democrats push forward goals for Colorado climate change plan
Denver Post / Posted 2 days ago
Colorado House Democrats passed a bill Tuesday to add measurable goals and deadlines to the state's plan to fight climate change. Without a single Republican vote in the House, however, the bill would appear to be doomed as it moves to the... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
The big water gameState water plan calls for a long list of projects, but funding them presents a
The big water game
Aspen Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
State water plan calls for a long list of projects, but funding them presents a major challenge DENVER – With the recently released Colorado Water Plan calling for 400,000 acre feet of new water storage facilities, many of the state’s water... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Initial nod given to off-road vehicle bill, while House considers related measure The Colorado Senate gave preliminary approval to a bill Friday that would all
Initial nod given to off-road vehicle bill, while House considers related measure
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
The Colorado Senate gave preliminary approval to a bill Friday that would allow local governments to let off-highway vehicles cross state highways that run through... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Less Columbus, more energy focus Every year about this time I fall into the same trap. The state legislature i
Less Columbus, more energy focus
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Every year about this time I fall into the same trap. The state legislature is in session and although I know what is most likely to happen after observing all the past legislative gatherings, I still think that some... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Senate rejects end-of-life option bill After nearly five hours of testimony, including from people who are terminall
Senate rejects end-of-life option bill
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
After nearly five hours of testimony, including from people who are terminally ill and want to end their own lives, a Senate panel rejected a bill that would allow doctors to assist those patients in ending... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Parental leave bill 
advances 
in HouseParental leave bill advances in House The Colorado House gave preliminary appr
Parental leave bill 
advances 
in House
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Parental leave bill advances in House The Colorado House gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a bill that would bring back the state’s parental leave act, which expired in September. Democrats, who support HB1002 and enacted the law in 2009 at a... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Mead town trustee announces plans to run in GOP race for House District 63Mead Republican Colleen Whitlow announced her intent Wednesday to run for the G
Mead town trustee announces plans to run in GOP race for House District 63
Greeley Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Mead Republican Colleen Whitlow announced her intent Wednesday to run for the GOP nomination for House District 63. Whitlow is a town trustee in Mead, and she announced her candidacy in an email The Tribune. She said she serves on a number of... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Interstate 70 traction bill passes Colorado HouseAn Interstate 70 traction bill that was proposed last year was given another sh
Interstate 70 traction bill passes Colorado House
Summit Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
An Interstate 70 traction bill that was proposed last year was given another shot this session, with the recommendation of the Transportation Legislative Review Committee (TLRC). House Bill 1039, intended to clarify current passenger traction law,... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
First confirmed case of sexually transmitted Zika virus reported in TexasDENVER - The Zika virus doesn’t pose a major threat to Coloradans, unless they
First confirmed case of sexually transmitted Zika virus reported in Texas
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 8 days ago
DENVER - The Zika virus doesn’t pose a major threat to Coloradans, unless they travel to countries experiencing outbreaks. “Here in Colorado, we don’t have a mosquito that would transmit the disease,” said Dr. Jennifer House, a veterinarian and... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
House advances bill to require chains, snow tires on I-70 The blizzard that swept through the state over the past few days may have dra
House advances bill to require chains, snow tires on I-70
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
The blizzard that swept through the state over the past few days may have dramatically slowed traffic over the mountains, but it didn’t stop the Colorado House from giving preliminary... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Democrats to propose 2 fracking measures DENVER — They haven’t come in yet, but lawmakers on both sides of the politic
Democrats to propose 2 fracking measures
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
DENVER — They haven’t come in yet, but lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle are talking about introducing measures related to the to-do over hydraulic fracturing. Democrats in the Colorado House,... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Scott: No to Senate, but maybe
 to guv bidScott: No to Senate, but maybe to guv bid DENVER — State Sen. Ray Scott will n
Scott: No to Senate, but maybe
 to guv bid
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
Scott: No to Senate, but maybe to guv bid DENVER — State Sen. Ray Scott will not throw his hat into the ring for the GOP nomination for U.S. senator this year, but the Grand Junction Republican is considering a bid for Colorado governor in two... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Scott: No to Senate, but maybe
to guv bidScott: No to Senate, but maybe to guv bid DENVER — State Sen. Ray Scott will n
Scott: No to Senate, but maybe
to guv bid
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
Scott: No to Senate, but maybe to guv bid DENVER — State Sen. Ray Scott will not throw his hat into the ring for the GOP nomination for U.S. senator this year, but the Grand Junction Republican is considering a bid for Colorado governor in two... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Wife of slain Weld County deputy testifies on behalf of bill to allow Fallen Hero license plates onD ENVER — Heather Tharp retained her composure throughout her testimony Wednes
Wife of slain Weld County deputy testifies on behalf of bill to allow Fallen Hero license plates on
Greeley Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
D ENVER — Heather Tharp retained her composure throughout her testimony Wednesday as she spoke about the death of her husband — Weld County sheriff’s deputy Sam Brownlee — in front of the Colorado House Energy & Transportation Committee. Brownlee... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Progress on U.S. 36 shoulder access for Flatiron FlyerThe Regional Transportation District's new Flatiron Flyer got a boost Wednesday
Progress on U.S. 36 shoulder access for Flatiron Flyer
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 14 days ago
The Regional Transportation District's new Flatiron Flyer got a boost Wednesday when a bill giving the Colorado Department of Transportation the authority to allow public buses to use the shoulder of U.S. 36 in times of high congestion cleared a... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
This week at the Legislature, Jan. 25, 2016 This is the second full week of the 2016 session, and legislators finally wil
This week at the Legislature, Jan. 25, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
This is the second full week of the 2016 session, and legislators finally will see some activity heating up, including hearing their first bills on the floors of the Colorado House and Senate. ■ Monday:... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Lucero launches bid for House District 51Another Republican has joined the race for the Colorado House District 51 seat
Lucero launches bid for House District 51
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Another Republican has joined the race for the Colorado House District 51 seat — Tom Lucero. House District 51 includes Loveland and a portion of unincorporated Larimer County. Lucero, a business owner and Loveland resident, is running for Rep.... Read more
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Denver Post
Morgan Carroll will remain in state Senate while running for CongressState Sen. Morgan Carroll said Tuesday she won't resign her seat in the stateho
Morgan Carroll will remain in state Senate while running for Congress
Denver Post / Posted 22 days ago
State Sen. Morgan Carroll said Tuesday she won't resign her seat in the statehouse to campaign full-time for the U.S. House against Republican incumbent Mike Coffman. "This is the job the voters elected me to do," Carroll said in the statehouse... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Historian works to get man buried in Linn Grove his rightful marker as Medal of Honor winnerThis is an edited version of William Evans’ obit that appeared in the Greeley T
Historian works to get man buried in Linn Grove his rightful marker as Medal of Honor winner
Greeley Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
This is an edited version of William Evans’ obit that appeared in the Greeley Tribune on Nov. 30, 1893: William J. Evans died in the Colorado house Sunday morning after a brief illness of pneumonia. Evans had been a resident of Greeley and vicinity... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
More than 100 bills introduced during first week of Legislature DENVER — Bills on school testing, equal pay for women and concealed carry are
More than 100 bills introduced during first week of Legislature
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
DENVER — Bills on school testing, equal pay for women and concealed carry are only a few of the more than 100 measures that were introduced in the opening week of the 2016 session of... Read more
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Denver Post
Crack down on states that still don't comply with Real IDIt is inexcusable that a number of states have stubbornly refused for more than
Crack down on states that still don't comply with Real ID
Denver Post / Posted 25 days ago
It is inexcusable that a number of states have stubbornly refused for more than a decade to comply with the Real ID Act passed by Congress in 2005. The program's enforcement has been repeatedly delayed and now the federal government this month again... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Larimer County Commissioner Steve Johnson to run for re-electionLarimer County Commissioner Steve Johnson said he has a vision for Larimer Coun
Larimer County Commissioner Steve Johnson to run for re-election
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 27 days ago
Larimer County Commissioner Steve Johnson said he has a vision for Larimer County's future and he understands what residents want, so he's running for re-election for the District 2 seat this year. "I understand what the community wants. I... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Speaker throws down gauntletDem outlines list of priorities; GOP scoffs at speech Rep. Bob Rankin, R-Carbo
Speaker throws down gauntlet
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
Dem outlines list of priorities; GOP scoffs at speech Rep. Bob Rankin, R-Carbondale, second from left, and Rep. Yeulin Willett, R-Grand Junction, second from right, discuss opening day speeches at the start of the 2016... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Colorado House GOP, Democrats see same objectives, different solutionsTop Democrats and Republicans in the Colorado House presented bipartisan agreem
Colorado House GOP, Democrats see same objectives, different solutions
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 28 days ago
Top Democrats and Republicans in the Colorado House presented bipartisan agreement on priorities of the 120-day legislative session that began Wednesday: small businesses, education and balancing a challenging state budget. They quickly disagreed... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado House GOP, Democrats see same objectives, different solutionsTop Democrats and Republicans in the Colorado House presented bipartisan agreem
Colorado House GOP, Democrats see same objectives, different solutions
Denver Post / Posted 29 days ago
Top Democrats and Republicans in the Colorado House presented bipartisan agreement on priorities of the 120-day legislative session that began Wednesday: small businesses, education and balancing a challenging state budget. They quickly disagreed... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Colorado law mandates anti-bias training for all copsFor all the hubbub over police brutality, a Colorado House bill mandating speci
Colorado law mandates anti-bias training for all cops
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 29 days ago
For all the hubbub over police brutality, a Colorado House bill mandating specific training for police officers in how to handle suspects hasn't received much press. Perhaps that's because it's nothing new for some agencies. Adopted last... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Colorado law mandates anti-bias training for all copsFor all the hubbub over police brutality, a Colorado House bill mandating speci
Colorado law mandates anti-bias training for all cops
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 29 days ago
For all the hubbub over police brutality, a Colorado House bill mandating specific training for police officers in how to handle suspects hasn't received much press. Perhaps that's because it's nothing new for some agencies. Adopted last legislative... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Skyrocketing insurance costs spark regional effortWhen health insurance prices soared by as much as 50 percent for some individua
Skyrocketing insurance costs spark regional effort
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 30 days ago
When health insurance prices soared by as much as 50 percent for some individuals in Colorado’s high country, the outcry got the attention of the resort region’s elected officials. A coalition of county commissioners and state lawmakers from... Read more
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Vail Daily
State legislators to talk healthcare, transportation and moreEAGLE COUNTY — The Colorado Legislature begins its annual 120-day session this
State legislators to talk healthcare, transportation and more
Vail Daily / Posted 30 days ago
EAGLE COUNTY — The Colorado Legislature begins its annual 120-day session this week, and the people representing Eagle County know they have work to do. Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush, a Democrat who represents Eagle and Routt Counties in the Colorado House... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Bob Rankin’s Under the Dome: 2016 legislative session starts WednesdayThank you for taking time to read “Under The Dome” again. In now my third year,
Bob Rankin’s Under the Dome: 2016 legislative session starts Wednesday
Craig Daily Press / Posted a month ago
Thank you for taking time to read “Under The Dome” again. In now my third year, I’m even more committed to the idea of keeping you informed and encouraging you to get more involved in Colorado government. If you can tear yourself away from 24 hours a... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Legislators ready their bills for 2016 session Hunting in fluorescent pink clothing, bringing more broadband to rural Colora
Legislators ready their bills for 2016 session
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
Hunting in fluorescent pink clothing, bringing more broadband to rural Colorado and removing unnecessary regulatory requirements from businesses and government entities are only a few of the issues that... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Colorado lawmakers asked to help with skyrocketing health insurance costsEAGLE — When health insurance prices soared by as much as 50 percent for some i
Colorado lawmakers asked to help with skyrocketing health insurance costs
Summit Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
EAGLE — When health insurance prices soared by as much as 50 percent for some individuals in Colorado’s High Country, the outcry got the attention of the resort region’s elected officials. A coalition of county commissioners and state lawmakers from... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Young to meet with college students regarding bill to push college savingsRep. Dave Young, D-Greeley, and Greeley Councilwoman Rochelle Galindo will talk
Young to meet with college students regarding bill to push college savings
Greeley Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
Rep. Dave Young, D-Greeley, and Greeley Councilwoman Rochelle Galindo will talk about upcoming legislation regarding college savings. According to a news release from the Colorado House Democrats, Young will talk about his legislative action to... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
President's gun orders could have minimal effect in stateAs President Barack Obama revealed a list of executive orders Tuesday designed
President's gun orders could have minimal effect in state
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
As President Barack Obama revealed a list of executive orders Tuesday designed to reduce gun violence across the nation, Colorado appeared unlikely to feel much in the way of direct impact. The state has instituted gun-control and mental health... Read more
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