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Colorado Sued Over Marijuana Advertising Limits

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Two publications have sued Colorado in federal court over restrictions that prohibit the ...

Candidate Will Debate Talk-Radio Hosts But Not Real Opponents!

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

I was worried that the re-constituted Dan Caplis radio show (minus the occasional left-leaning questions from Craig Silverman) would turn out to be a ...

Business Etiquette - Or Just Basic Training?

Debra Fine | Posted 03.30.2014 | Business
Debra Fine

Attention! There is some big news coming out of Colorado Springs. In order to graduate from the Air Force Academy, cadets will have to pass inspection in decorum. Yes, you read that right.

Matt Ferner

Colorado Gov. Hates His State's Legal Weed 'Experiment'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Recreational marijuana is now legal for adults to purchase in Colorado. Those same adults have been able to possess and consume pot legally since 2012...

Politicians Wary About Legal Pot Sales

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Midnight tonight will trigger the beginning of a new year and, in Colorado, a new era for the marijuana industry -- but don't expect all of the politi...

Shootings, Other Woes Take Political Toll On Colorado Governor

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Stepping away after consoling families and victims in the latest of a string of violent s...

Hickenlooper Visits Arapahoe High Shooting Victim

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado's governor has asked the nation for prayers for the 17-year-old girl who was critically wounded by a classmate at ...

Governors Gather In Vegas To Talk Land Use, Fires

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 12.11.2013 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Leaders from around the West convened a two-day meeting on Wednesday in Las Vegas to discuss land use, wildfires and environmental ...

Sheriff Arpaio: Tancredo 'Will Make Illegal Immigration Front Page News'

Posted 12.09.2013 | Politics

Though his "Viva Tancredo" slogan might have appeared to be an appeal to Latino voters, Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo risks...

Tom Tancredo, Colo. Governor? That's What GOP Voters Want

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.06.2013 | Politics

Former Congressman and 2008 Republican presidential candidate Tom Tancredo lost Colorado's governor race to current Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper ...

Colorado Governor: Secession Attempt Will Strengthen State

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

A failed secession attempt by 11 Colorado counties generated conversations that will make the state stronger, Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) said Tuesday....

Colo. Gov. Favored To Win Second Term, Despite Dip In Popularity

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

Although nearly half of Colorado voters don't want Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper reelected, they like him better than his four potential GOP chall...

State Proposes Methane Emissions Standards For Oil Drilling

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green

After much debate and speculation, Colorado regulators proposed new air quality rules for the state's booming oil and gas industry on Monday, includin...

Secession Idea Approved By State's Rural Voters

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

DENVER -- DENVER (AP) — The nation's newest state, if rural Colorado residents had their way, would be about the size of Vermont but with the popula...

Colo. Gov.: 'Marijuana, Cheetos and Goldfish All Legal' Now

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

Last night, Colorado voters overwhelmingly approved special taxes on legal recreational marijuana sales with 65 percent of the vote. When the results ...

Homaidan Al-Turki Case May Be A Matter Of National Security

Posted 11.04.2013 | World

Tom Clements, Colorado's late prisons chief, had initially approved of a transfer that would have allowed inmate Homaidan al-Turki to complete his pri...

Moms Protest Air Pollution With 'Gas Patch Kids'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.01.2013 | Green

A group of Colorado moms took an eye-catching approach to protesting Colorado's current air quality regulations this week when they showed up at Gov. ...

GOP Candidate Unleashes Spooky Ad

Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

What do you get if you attempt to cross Halloween with an initiative designed to give Coloradans school finance reform? According to Colorado guber...

Buzzword: Pre-K

Helen Blank | Posted 12.25.2013 | Parents
Helen Blank

As students settle back into their routines, voters across the country prepare to head to the polls. This year, there's a common theme popping up across the country that's of vital importance: the value of expanding Pre-K.

Hickenlooper: Outsiders Should Stay Out Of Recalls Over Gun Laws

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

When two Colorado Democrats were bracing for the fight of their political lives over their support of a few gun control bills, they also found themsel...

Hickenlooper Hammers 'Knuckleheads' In Congress Over Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) hammered the "knuckleheads" in Congress over the federal government shutdown on Thursday, citing the devastating e...

Bloomberg: Controversial Recall Was A Win For Gun Control

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

One month after two Democratic Colorado state senators were recalled for supporting gun control, New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg (I) considers the ...

Colorado Will Pay For Flood Relief After Gov't Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green

Now that the U.S government has officially shut down, Colorado will be providing the funding the National Guard members who continue to aid in flood r...

Tancredo: 'Get Rid Of This Left-Leaning Wacko Legislature'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

Former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo, a Republican, is upbeat about his chances to win the race for Colorado's next governor. But more than his own victory, ...

Biden Tells Flood Victims Government Shutdown Won't Affect Aid

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden assured Colorado flood victims on Monday that the looming government shutdown would not cause them to lose federal aid. D...