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A Better Way for Clean Energy Investment

Mark Pfeifle | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics
Mark Pfeifle

While many Americans would like to see us move toward "green energy" as a means to reduce our dependency on foreign oil and fossil fuels in general, such a move should be driven by market forces, not the strong arm of government and crony capitalism.

Gale Norton: Interior Ethics Probe A Waste Of Money

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — Former Interior Secretary Gale Norton says the Obama administration "wasted millions of taxpayer dollars" in a now closed probe of ...

Marcus Baram

Interior Secretaries Under Bush And Obama Exposed By House Panel For Lax Oversight Of Oil Drilling | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scroll down for the memo A tough new memo from a House committee probing the Gulf oil spill exposes the Interior Department under Presidents Bush and...

Jane Norton Poll Numbers Are High Because There's So Many Nortons In The Colorado GOP: Tom Wiens

POLITICO | DAVID CATANESE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

High name recognition can be helpful to almost any candidate in a competitive campaign, but Colorado Senate hopeful Tom Wiens thinks it's the singular...

Colorado's Top 5 Scandals of 2009

Luis Toro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Luis Toro

Here are the five scandals, from Scott McInnis' damning voice mail to Gale Norton's questionable oil industry work, we thought deserved to be remembered as we enter a new year.

Bush-Era Interior Department Secretary Gale Norton Worked With Shell To | Jim Tankersley and Josh Meyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Reporting from Washington - The Obama Interior Department is reviewing a decision made by the Bush administration in its final days that attempted to...

BioBlitz: An Answer to Government Inaction

Nicole Rosmarino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nicole Rosmarino

With a lawsuit yesterday, and a petition today, we've begun actions for species across the nation to force Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to use our endangered species law.

Ken Salazar Calls For Investigation Into Bush-Era Polices

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar called Tuesday for an investigation into last-minute changes made by the administration of Presi...

Oil Shale Regulations: Judge Grants More Time To Resolve Controversial Bush-Era Rules

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A Colorado U.S. District Court judge has granted an extension until Nov. 16 for federal government attorneys trying to reach a settlement with environ...

Gale Norton, Former Interior Secretary, Is Focus Of Corruption Probe

Los Angeles Times | Jim Tankersley and Josh Meyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Justice Department is investigating whether former Interior Secretary Gale A. Norton illegally used her position to benefit Royal Dutch Shell PLC,...

A Very 21st-Century Scandal

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Pope

Instead of business providing men who worked for the government with women, it was women who worked for the government that were having sex with oil-industry agents.

In Obama's America, Road to Power No Longer Runs Through Law Firms

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Glenn Hurowitz

Lawyers will soon have to choose: spend your career serving your country, or spend it serving your corporation. But we have to make sure that those who embrace public service can make a decent living.