Politics

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Ex-state senator to run for Congress

By Gary Harmon

Gail Schwartz, a former Colorado state senator, jumped into the race for the 3rd Congressional District, where she will take on two other Democrats before a general election battle. Schwartz’ entry in the case makes it a three-person ...


Bill would end threat of jail for unpaid fines

By Charles Ashby

Municipal courts no longer would be able to put people in jail for failure to pay fines imposed on them by those same courts under a bill approved in the Colorado House on Friday. State lawmakers had thought they addressed that issue about ...


Pharmacy choice bill gets preliminary nod

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — If you like your pharmacist, you can keep your pharmacist under a bill that won preliminary approval in the Colorado House on Thursday. While some lawmakers said the measure interferes with private insurance contracts, others ...


Battle heats up over air quality funding

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Gov. John Hickenlooper thinks the battle over whether the state is working on its own version of President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan is ridiculous. It doesn’t matter what the federal government does or ...


West Slope lawmakers behind mine cleanup bill

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The state saw some progress on efforts to deal with abandoned mines Wednesday, including one that resulted in a massive wastewater spill in southwest Colorado. In the Colorado Legislature, a House panel approved a bipartisan ...


Hotchkiss: No pot

By Staff

Hotchkiss: No pot Voters in Hotchkiss declined Tuesday to join other municipalities across the state in allowing marijuana stores and marijuana-related businesses into town. They rejected two ballot measures that would have allowed ...


Parachute voters reject recall of pro-pot town leaders

By Dennis Webb

Parachute voters have given a roundabout endorsement of the town’s decision to allow retail and other marijuana businesses in town, rejecting the proposed recall of three elected officials who support that move and choosing against ...


Carbondale nixes climate-action tax

By Dennis Webb

Carbondale voters have decided against becoming the first community in western Colorado to impose a climate-action, or carbon, tax on themselves. Voters turned down the proposal by a 1,022-637 vote, displaying an anti-tax mood in also ...


Voters in Palisade 
re-elect incumbent

By Staff

Voters in Palisade
re-elect incumbent Palisade’s incumbent mayor Roger Granat defeated town Trustee David Edwards 264 to 208 in an off-year municipal election with no other contested issues on the ballot in the town, election ...


New, old faces 
in Fruita city
 government

By Staff

New, old faces 
in Fruita city 
government Some new faces will be appearing on the Fruita City Council in the coming years after Tuesday’s unofficial results were released. Mayor Lori Buck again won her seat, after ...


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