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Democrats Decry Voting Process In Colorado Recall | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The first recall election in Colorado's history will determine on Tuesday the fate of two Democratic lawmakers, Senate President John Mo...

Prison Closed By Budget Cuts Is Reopened To Serve Homeless

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

"When one door closes, another is opened," as the saying goes. But Colorado did one better, albeit not very intentionally. Formerly known as the Fo...

New Colorado Air Quality Rules Delayed

AP | By KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 10.15.2013 | Green

DENVER (AP) — Colorado regulators looking at new air quality rules for oil and gas drillers are getting more time to set the rules. C...

Hickenlooper's Surprising Stance On Gov't Transparency

Posted 08.08.2013 | Denver

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) raised eyebrows with a somewhat counterintuitive statement to TIME magazine about government transparency making i...

Hey Gov: You're Right on Zero Tolerance

Steve Fenberg | Posted 10.07.2013 | Denver
Steve Fenberg

As an organization of young people, we're pretty protective of the state of Colorado. Obsessive, even -- just like most Coloradans. And we'd like to live here for, well, ever. So we're willing to work to make sure that stays true.

Democratic Governors Nervous About Health Plan

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT and SCOTT BAUER | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

MILWAUKEE — Democratic governors say they are nervous about getting the new federal health care law implemented but add they will be better posi...

One Continent or Two? Denver Hosts Biennial of the Americas

Rex Burkholder | Posted 09.28.2013 | Denver
Rex Burkholder

Begun in 2010 by then-Denver Mayor, now-Colorado Governor, John Hickenlooper, as a way to re-direct attention away from China and Europe as trading partners/cultural competitors, the Biennial attracts leaders from Canada, the U.S. and Latin America.

GOP Lawmaker's Gun-Toting Family Photo That May Horrifies 'Metrosexual Liberals'

Posted 07.26.2013 | Denver

A 2011 family photo of State Sen. Greg Brophy (R-Wray), who has announced a run for Colorado governor, recently got renewed attention when ColoradoPol...

Clinton-Hickenlooper 2016?

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.19.2013 | Denver

Tina Brown, Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Beast and Newsweek, thinks she has found the perfect running mate for Hillary Clinton in 2016 -- Colorado Gov...

Chamber of the Americas: A Conduit to Latin American Commerce and Culture

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 09.17.2013 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

The ubiquitous chamber of commerce populates America's business topography comparable to apple pie, baseball and midsummer pyrotechnics. Every munici...

LOOK: This Could Be Our New State Logo

The Boulder Daily Camera | Alicia Wallace | Posted 09.18.2013 | Denver

Making Colorado, the new branding initiative for the state of Colorado, on Wednesday gave the first glimpses of logos and slogans that could eventuall...

Coloradans Urge Democratic Governors to Invest in Renewables, Reject Fracking

Allison Wolff | Posted 09.16.2013 | Denver
Allison Wolff

On Saturday, July 13, Frack Free Colorado joined Protect Our Colorado and dozens of other groups outside the Democratic Governors Association meeting in Aspen, Colo., to remind the state leaders, that good governors don't frack their people.

'Fractivists' Follow Governor To Aspen

The Colorado Independent | Andrea Tudhope | Posted 07.15.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Andrea Tudhope. ASPEN– This tiny resort town, set high above the heavily plied natural-gas fields of the Colorado...

Gessler Files Suit Against Hickenlooper To Set Recall Election Date

Posted 07.15.2013 | Denver

Republican Secretary of State Scott Gessler filed suit against Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper late Sunday in a move meant to force the governor to ...

Wildfire Terrorism?

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.20.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

State Sen. Greg Brophy said yesterday on conservative radio that recent wildfires may have been started by terrorists and that "the Governor and Democrats" have left Colorado vulnerable to terrorist attacks due to their failure to spend millions of dollars on air tankers to fight forest fires.

Denver Now Flying Direct To Tokyo

Posted 06.10.2013 | Denver

The first passengers to take a direct flight from Denver to Tokyo boarded around 12:35 p.m., completing a dream for local officials who have been purs...

Prison Review Finds More Sentencing Errors

Posted 06.07.2013 | Denver

In a continuation of the prison audit that was ordered by Governor John Hickenlooper following the death of Colorado's corrections chief, authorities ...

Note the Smoke Coming From the Pants of Scott Gessler

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.30.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

If he enters the race for governor, you hope journalists will report the smoke that's so often seen rising from Scott Gessler's pants. Let's hope that the fumes won't choke the other candidates, like Tom Tancredo and Gov. John Hickenlooper.

Colorado Passed Broad Election Reform, Other States Should Follow

Myrna Pérez | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics
Myrna Pérez

Some states continue to push needless restrictions on the ability of citizens to participate in elections, and voters and their advocates must remain vigilant against any such efforts. Still, the trend is unmistakable: After years of backsliding, states are embracing free, fair, and accessible elections.

State Scrambles After Audit Reveals Prisoners Wrongly Released

AP | Posted 07.14.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- Hundreds of Colorado criminals were apparently given erroneous prison sentences, and judges and corrections officials across the state are s...

Colorado Medicaid Expansion Signed Into Law

AP | By IVAN MORENO | Posted 07.14.2013 | Denver

DENVER (AP) — An expansion of Medicaid eligibility that's expected to add 160,000 adults to public health care assistance in Colorado was signed int...

Hick Signs Law Aimed At Stopping Dog Shootings

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 05.13.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- They say every dog has its day, but in Colorado they get an entire legislative session. As shelter dogs and cats were designated the offici...

Elections Overhaul Bill Signed

Posted 05.10.2013 | Denver

A sweeping overhaul of Colorado elections was signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper Friday. The Colorado Voter Access & Modernized Elections Ac...

Colorado Employees Get More Legal Remedies In Discrimination Cases

AP | Posted 07.07.2013 | Denver

DENVER (AP) — Employees at smaller Colorado businesses will have more legal remedies for discrimination cases under a bill Gov. John Hickenlooper si...

Daily Camera: Hickenlooper Should Grant Dunlap Clemency

The Boulder Daily Camera | | Posted 07.06.2013 | Denver

If Gov. John Hickenlooper does not grant clemency, Nathan Dunlap is scheduled to be executed by the state of Colorado the week of Aug. 18. The so-cal...