03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Josh Penry, Scott McInnis Try To Tie Bill Ritter To Obama On Oil Shale

The two Grand Junction Republicans hoping to replace Gov. Bill Ritter said a federal oil shale decision supported by Ritter offers little hope to the Western Slope economy.

Ritter, a Democrat seeking his second term next November, said he supported a second round of oil shale research leases, plus a sharp reduction in the size of commercial leases, should any ever be granted.,

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