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At town hall, Thurlow suggests TABOR fixes

By Charles Ashby

Rep. Dan Thurlow has a couple of ideas he wants to present during next year’s session of the Colorado Legislature, the Grand Junction Republican told people at a town hall meeting on state tax issues Thursday. First, Thurlow wants to ...

Dems: Stapleton skirting campaign finance laws

By Charles Ashby

The Democratic Governors Association is threatening to sue Colorado Treasurer Walker Stapleton for allegedly violating campaign finance laws. In a letter to the Republican treasurer sent Thursday, the group said Stapleton is coordinating ...

GOP governor candidate pumps millions into race

By Charles Ashby

Don’t call Victor Mitchell the Jared Polis of Colorado political campaigning. Instead, the businessman who’s loaned more than $3 million to his bid for the GOP nomination for governor prefers to be known as “the nice ...


Candidates come to Club 20 to learn

By Charles Ashby

If there are a lot of candidates for statewide office in town, it’s a sure bet that means Club 20 is meeting. And even though this is an off election year, the 2017 Club 20 Fall Conference has attracted a few, including several who ...


Kennedy plans to run for House seat held by Tipton

By Charles Ashby

Oohrah! That term — which means, “Charge!” — is what Grand Junction City Councilor and former Marine Chris Kennedy is saying today as he officially launches his bid for the Democratic nomination for the 3rd ...

Bipartisan coalition calls for redistricting reform

By Charles Ashby

An unlikely coalition of former elected leaders from both sides of the political spectrum have joined forces to fix what they say is wrong with the way the state redraws congressional and legislative district lines. The coalition includes ...

Council’s court move aimed at expediting traffic-ticket appeals

By Amy Hamilton

A mostly housekeeping measure concerning Grand Junction’s municipal court is expected to improve efficiency with appeals of traffic and parking violations. The Grand Junction City Council on Wednesday night unanimously approved making ...

Interior dictates review brevity

By Dennis Webb

One year and 150 pages. Those are the general limits a new Interior Department order places on the time for its agencies to complete environmental impact statements on projects, and how long those documents should be. The order, issued last ...

Local officials offer support for ‘Dreamers’

By Staff

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s decision Tuesday to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Mesa County’s top education officials reacted with a simple message — this doesn’t change ...

National group tries to boost voter registrations

By Charles Ashby

A national group that advocates for more voter participation regardless of political affiliation is coming to Colorado. This month that group, the Washington, D.C.-based Voter Participation Center, is mailing out more than 2.8 million voter ...

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