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Attorney to challenge Wright in House race

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Grand Junction attorney Yeulin Willett is challenging Rep. Jared Wright to be the Republican nominee for House District 54. Willett, who has been practicing at the Grand Junction law firm of Younge & Hockensmith since 1987, ...


Wright tax cut withers on the vine

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Rep. Jared Wright didn’t put a lot of effort into trying to get a House committee to pass his bill Wednesday to give tax credits to Coloradans who don’t sign up for health insurance. The Fruita Republican, who ...


Republican Irvine trying again in House District 61

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Breckenridge Republican Debra Irvine entered the race Wednesday for the Colorado House seat that includes half of Delta County. Irvine lost such a bid to the district’s current legislator, Rep. Millie Hamner, D-Dillion, ...

Senate OKs elections bill over protests of some in GOP

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A bill that affects how special districts conduct their elections has given some Senate Republicans “a sense of horror” that “fraudifies” the election process and should be called “The Voter Fraud ...


Dem to challenge Tipton for House seat

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Pueblo County Commissioner and former state Rep. Liane “Buffie” McFadyen officially tossed her hat into the ring Tuesday for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District. The Pueblo West Democrat, who served eight ...

This Week in the Lege, Feb. 10, 2014

By Staff

The 2014 Legislature will set the groundwork this week on how this year’s discussions will be done over a proposed statewide water plan. ■ Today: The House State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee will hear two bills ...


One plate too many? Not for Scotsman

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The man who once ran a bill to limit the number of specialty license plates just got a House committee Thursday to approve a new one. Rep. Ray Scott got unanimous approval from the House Transportation & Energy Committee to ...


Tipton has GOP challenger

By Gary Harmon

A Mesa County man who fell short in his bid for the Colorado Legislature in 2010 will make a bid for the job now held by fellow Republican Scott Tipton in the 3rd Congressional district. A Pueblo woman, Tisha Casida, who identifies herself as ...

Poll: Hickenlooper’s rating rises slightly

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A new poll released Wednesday shows that a slight majority of Coloradans like the job Gov. John Hickenlooper is doing, and the Democrat would win re-election against any of the major Republican candidates who are seeking to ...

Bill would ease tuition for tribal members

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Any Native American in the nation whose tribe has a historical connection to Colorado would qualify for in-state tuition under a bill that won approval in a House committee Wednesday. The measure, HB1124, would apply to all ...

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