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Bill Ritter

Colorado Medical Marijuana Bill Passes House, Will be Sent To Governor Ritter

KUSA | Jeffrey Wolf and Adam Schrager | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - Colorado lawmakers are sending to Gov. Bill Ritter (D-Colorado) a measure regulating the state's medical marijuana industry and he indicated ...

Hickenlooper Leads McInnis By 11% In New Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A new survey by Public Policy Polling (PPP) shows Denver Mayor and Colorado Gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper with a considerable lead over hi...

Colorado Not Cashing In On Federal Funding

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado ranks as the third-lowest state in the nation in how much money it gets from federal programs based on census demographics. Tough eligibil...

Colorado's Gas Industry Following National Trends; Struggles Due To Prices, Not Regulations

Durango Herald | By Joe Hanel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - Gov. Bill Ritter has something in common with Sarah Palin. The Colorado Democrat and the Alaska Republican could hardly be more different po...

McInnis Edges Hickenlooper In Latest Rasmussen Poll

The Denver Post | Curtis Hubbard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Republican Scott McInnis holds a narrow lead over Democrat John Hickenlooper in the latest Rasmussen Reports survey of Colorado, a reversal of the fir...

Amazon Reacts To Colorado Internet Sales Tax Measure By Firing Its Colorado Associates

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In response to recent legislation in Colorado (HB 10-1193), Amazon.com has sent a letter to its affiliates in Colorado informing them that the on-line...

Bill Ritter: Denver Should Host The Olympics In 2022

The Spot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Coloradans famously spurned hosting the 1976 Winter Olympics after Denver received the winning bid. But Gov. Bill Ritter hopes the International Ol...

Bill Ritter Signs Legislation Ending Tax Exemptions

The Colorado Independent | digg_url = 'Http://coloradoindependent.com/48071/Ritter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - Gov. Bill Ritter signed nine pieces of controversial legislation into law Wednesday that suspended or eliminated tax breaks for businesses. R...

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The Coloradoan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

After years of claiming Colorado's new oil and gas regulations will chase the energy industry and its jobs from the state, oil and gas operators and a...

Pinnacol Deal Dead On Arrival In Senate: Brandon Shaffer

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Senate President Brandon Shaffer said today he does not want to proceed with a deal to spin off Pinnacol Assurance from state control. "The Pinnaco...

Interior Department Leaks Memos Indicating Possible Creation Of New Protected Areas In Colorado

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

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Sagebrush Rebellion Ain't Dead Yet

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

It's hard to imagine a good old-fashioned sagebrush rebellion breaking out in the "new" Colorado. But the desire to be free from DC's suffocating embrace still burns in the hearts of Wyomingites.

Pinnacol Offers $200,000 To State For Greater Autonomy

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The managers of Pinnacol Assurance have offered the state $200 million in exchange for greater autonomy in its workers' compensation insurance busines...

Senate Republicans--Indignant About

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Speaking of violating the constitution, it's fascinating to see some of these Republicans so worried about violating the constitution now that they're...

Colorado Senate Passes Bills Eliminating Tax Breaks

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Colorado Senate gave initial approval to a package of bills removing tax breaks on candy, soda, software, junk mail and other items Monday night. ...

John Hickenlooper Leads Scott McInnis In February Rasmussen Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In a round of polling conducted February 4, Rasmussen Reports found Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper with a 4-point advantage over his Republican rival,...

Republicans In Colorado Senate Encourage Budget Cuts, Refuse To Offer Specifics

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels and Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A rancorous legislative session, aggravated by a budget crisis and a crucial election in November, took another turn Thursday when Senate Republicans ...

Colorado Education Cuts will Exceed Initial Expectations,

EdNewsColorado | Todd Engdahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Projected cuts in state aid to K-12 education next school year keep rising, and school administrators fear they will get even bigger. Todd Herreid,...

John Hickenlooper On David Sirota: Recession Partly An Attitude Problem

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Denver Mayor and Gubernatorial Candidate John Hickenlooper stopped by David Sirota's radio show on AM 760 Thursday. (the show can be heard in its ent...

Dick Wadhams: McInnis Can't Beat Hickenlooper On Personality

businessword.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Dick Wadhams, chairman of the Colorado Republican Party and a veteran campaign manager, told about 100 men and women at the Arapahoe County Republican...

Colorado Legislature Passes Bills To Eliminate Tax Exemptions After Heated Debate

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A standoff in the House over eliminating tax breaks for a slew of items ranging from software to soft drinks lasted late into the night Friday. Aft...

Colorado Tax Exemption Debate Less Than Half Finished After Contentious Marathon Day

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A marathon committee hearing continued late into the night Wednesday as a flood of business groups argued against eliminating $132 million of tax cred...

Colorado Tax Debate: Tempers Flare

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A slew of 11 bills that would eliminate tax credits and exemptions was taking heavy flak from Republicans this morning, who were slowing the measures ...

Bill Ritter Revenue Plans Set For Showdown In Legislature

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

As lawmakers consider eliminating a host of tax breaks for corporations, a key business group in Colorado has floated an idea that has raised eyebrows...

Hickenlooper-McInnis Hitler VIDEO

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A new youtube video is comparing the Colorado Governor's race to World War II, and Scott McInnis won't like the side he's on. The video overlays su...