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Colo. Senator's Sound Advice To Todd Akin: Avoid 'Explosive Boners'

Posted 08.21.2012 | Denver

From his Facebook page, Colorado Sen. Shawn Mitchell (R-Broomfield) has advised GOP U.S. Senate candiate Todd Akin to avoid "explosive boners" regardi...

Dem State Senator in Colorado Seeking Union Transparency? (VIDEO)

Kelly Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Kelly Maher

Colorado WINS should have to answer some common-sense questions, like who they are and what their budget looks like.

Examining Gov. Hickenlooper's "Non-Partisan" Labor Chief (VIDEO)

Kelly Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Kelly Maher

In a 5-2 vote today, the Colorado state Senate Committee on Business, Labor and Technology approved Ellen Golombek's nomination to head the Colorado D...

Bill Ritter Signs 'Punish Chrysler' Bill Into Law

Denver Business Journal | Ed Sealover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Chrysler faces major fines for disobeying recently enacted Colorado auto franchise laws under another bill signed Thursday by Gov. Bill Ritter. Sen...

Colorado Gets a C for Its Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws

Mike Krause | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Mike Krause

Asset forfeiture laws in Colorado were spawned out of the worst excesses of the war on drugs in the 1980s and '90s and turned the best practices of American justice upside down.

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. ...

Pinnacol Legislation Approved After Hostile Session

Denver Business Journal | Bob Mook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Lawmakers from a special Colorado legislative committee Friday approved seven proposed bills intended to change the operations of Pinnacol Assurance, ...

Shawn Mitchell Storms Out Of Pinnocol Hearings: Where Does It Rank Other Colorado Legislative Misbehavior? (VOTE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

On Friday, State Senator Shawn Mitchell stormed out of a session of the Colorado State Legislature aimed at approving legislation reforming the quasi-...

GOP State Senator: I Like To Picture The Committee Chair Naked

Colorado Pols | Colorado Pols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Shawn Mitchell, as we've had the unfortunate duty of noting previously, has a bit of a, well, distasteful side. Here's a little snippet of audio ...

Why Colorado Needs a Special Session

Scott Downes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Scott Downes

What was a bad situation in August has turned into a downright scary one now. But I'm told that freaking out and assuming the fetal position is not a sound fiscal strategy.