Colorado

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Public workers may soon face benefits change

By Charles Ashby

Teachers and government workers would have to pay more into their retirement accounts under a bill that won approval Tuesday in a Senate committee. The measure, jointly sponsored by Senate President Brandon Shaffer, D-Longmont, and Senate ...


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Miner portraits

By William Woody

Striking portraits of Oxbow miners, captured by William Woody’s lens.  ...


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Senate candidate Norton sounds budget-cutting theme

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Nothing is off the table when it comes to cutting federal spending, former Colorado Lt. Gov. Jane Norton said during a campaign stop Saturday in Grand Junction. Speaking to about 130 people at Two Rivers Winery on the Redlands, Norton said ...


Party upsets in store in fall for Colorado?

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Last week’s election of a Republican in the Democrat-dominated state of Massachusetts could be mirrored in Colorado this fall if the Democratic party isn’t careful, people from both major parties say. But how ...


High court overturns ban on corporate political spending

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A U.S. Supreme Court decision has turned the nation’s campaign finance laws upside down. In a 5-4 decision Thursday, the high court ruled in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission that free speech laws prohibit ...


Medical marijuana group believes Colorado could lead plant research

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Colorado could lead the way in developing a variety of strains of marijuana and tapping into its medicinal benefits through reasonable regulations of the proliferating industry, the head of a coalition of medical marijuana supporters ...


Bill would give tax break to the poor

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Low-income Coloradans would be first to get a state tax break when there are surplus revenues to hand out under a bill approved in a House committee Wednesday. Though lawmakers agreed there isn’t likely to be a revenue ...


Fort Carson expansion will play into contest, one GOP candidate says

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The race between two Republicans for the party’s nomination for governor will come down to their differences over the handling of the Army’s desire to expand Fort Carson, Evergreen businessman Dan Maes said Friday. He and Scott ...


Ritter: State poised to get back on ‘solid footing’

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Gov. Bill Ritter focused on jobs and economic recovery in his final State of the State address to the Colorado General Assembly on Thursday. Ritter, who recently announced he would not seek re-election, said the state is well ...


Hickenlooper has zero dollars in war chest

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper’s war chest in his bid to be governor has zero dollars. Meanwhile, the leading Republican candidate to be the Grand Old Party’s nominee topped $1 million, Scott McInnis’ campaign ...


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