Politics

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Procurement code for state gets an update

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A bill designed to modernize Colorado’s procurement code will be helpful to private businesses that submit bids for state contracts, the sponsors of the measure said Tuesday. The sweeping 103-page bill, introduced in part ...


Bill would make it a felony to tamper with oil, gas equipment

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — It didn’t matter that Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg tightened his measure to go after only the more egregious tamperings with oil and gas equipment. Senate Democrats still didn’t like the bill Tuesday. A day after the ...


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TABOR-tweak bill clears committee

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Coloradans would get to vote on how they want state lawmakers to calculate the revenue cap mandated by the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights under a bill that won approval in a House committee Monday. While supporters like the ...


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Arena vote draws near

By Amy Hamilton

Some residents can already taste the nachos while taking in a hockey game or feel the thrill ripple through the audience when their beloved band takes the stage. Others shudder to think Grand Junction could invest tens of millions of dollars ...


Drill rig tampering could soon be a felony

By Charles Ashby

Tampering with oil or gas drilling equipment would become a felony under a bill the Colorado Senate is considering. Republicans who support the measure, SB35, say it is a matter of public safety because tampering with such equipment by ...


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Voter hindrance 
or money saver?

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado Legislature is considering a bill designed to help save money when the state conducts elections. Problem is, some people see it as a way to suppress voter turnout. That measure, SB71, would allow elections officials in the ...


White House postpones mineral rule in litigation

By Dennis Webb

The Trump administration has delayed implementation of a rule revising how coal, oil and gas are valued for federal royalty purposes pending resolution of litigation challenging it. The action Wednesday comes about a week after U.S. Rep. ...


Samaritans could be free to aid kids, pets in hot cars

By Charles Ashby

Help is on the way for animals and small children locked in overheated cars under a bill that won unanimous approval in a House committee Thursday. Good Samaritans who come across pets or children locked in cars would have a means to help and ...


Panel kills bill to boost rural broadband

By Charles Ashby

Three years ago, the Colorado Legislature approved a package of bills designed to improve broadband in all parts of the state, including creating a new fund to help pay for it. But because of issues surrounding getting that done, only $2 ...


Treasurer: Get younger 
PERA board members

By Charles Ashby

The governing board of the state’s largest public employee retirement system should have more younger members and people who are not beneficiaries of its plans, Colorado Treasurer Walker Stapleton told a Senate committee ...


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