03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Ritter, Scott McInnis Trade Barbs On Natural Gas Regulation

EDWARDS -- Energy attorney Scott McInnis this week continued to hammer Gov. Bill Ritter for policies McInnis says have crippled Colorado's natural gas industry and cost the state thousands of jobs at a time of severe economic hardship.

Making his way around parts of the Western Slope congressional district he represented for twelve years in Washington, McInnis has been pounding on a theme familiar among Republican speakers and audiences this summer: McInnis blasted the Governor for backing new, more environmentally friendly oil and gas drilling regulations that went into effect in the spring.

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