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Ex-senator to run for former seat

By Charles Ashby

Al White, the former director of the Colorado Tourism Office and a former Republican state senator, announced Wednesday that he plans to run for his old seat in the Colorado Legislature, but this time as an independent. White, who lives in ...

GOP maneuver keeps party from making pick for president

By Charles Ashby

Blame the Republican National Committee for why Colorado Republicans aren’t picking a presidential candidate in this year’s GOP caucuses. That’s because at the last national convention, Republican delegates voted to require ...

Dems for web

Colorado Dems support Sanders

By Charles Ashby

Bernie Sanders won a big victory in Democratic caucuses in Colorado on Tuesday, but both he and Hillary Clinton still will walk away with delegates at April’s state convention because they are not bound to either ...


AG: Hospital provider fee proposal legal

By Charles Ashby

Turning Colorado’s hospital provider fee into a state-run government business would be constitutional, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman said in a legal opinion released Monday. The long-awaited opinion, drafted at the request ...

City may have one-stop shop for veterans

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Though they may not get the funds to do it this year, the Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs hopes to convert an empty building at the old Grand Junction National Guard Armory into a one-stop shop for ...

Legislators eye more workforce development measures

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Call it workforce development 2.0. In an effort to build off of bipartisan successes on that subject from last year’s session, a group of legislators from both sides of the aisle gathered Wednesday to unveil their ...

Death With Dignity bill killed

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The Death With Dignity bill to allow terminally ill Coloradans to end their own lives died on the House floor Wednesday without much dignity. The sponsors of the bill, Reps. Lois Court, D-Denver, and Joann Ginal, D-Fort ...


School threat bill approved by House

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The Colorado House approved a bill Tuesday that would allow mental health professionals to report possible threats to schools from their patients, hoping to help prevent future school shootings. Supporters of the measure say ...

Kids may be ‘sliding down rain barrels’ if water measure continues its advance

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Colorado would become the last state in the West to allow its residents to collect rainwater in barrels from their rooftops under a bill that won approval in a House committee on Monday. Similar to a measure that failed last ...


Exec backs off closing home for GJ disabled

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — At the same time the head of the Colorado Department of Human Services was telling families of residents at the Grand Junction Regional Center on Friday he isn’t recommending closing that facility, members of his staff ...

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