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Unaffiliated voters may lose anonymity under Colorado bill

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Unaffiliated voters won’t have the anonymity they might have expected if they decide to vote in the next primary election under a bill racing through the Colorado Legislature this week. Senate Bill 305, which cleared the ...


Senate OKs bill to spare rural hospitals

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A bill to turn the state’s hospital provider fee program into its own state-run business isn’t unconstitutional — the state’s budget is, a state senator said Monday. In defending why he was part of a ...


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Deadline nears for Senate to overturn BLM methane rule

By Dennis Webb

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado continues to be lobbied on both sides as the Senate faces a deadline to act this week if it wants to overturn a new Bureau of Land Management rule regulating methane emissions from oil and gas ...


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Middle schoolers shadow Pugliese

By Gary Harmon

Three Grand Mesa Middle School students on Monday shadowed Mesa County Commissioner Rose Pugliese — from the regular Monday public meeting to a sit-down with a senator’s staff. The eighth-graders — Lucas Hahn, Jaden Rams and ...


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Gardner: ‘Western food fight’ possible over moving BLM headquarters

By Dennis Webb

A “Western food fight” could break out over exactly where the Bureau of Land Management’s national headquarters should be located if U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner succeeds in his push to get the office moved out West, he ...


Parks and Wildlife fees bill among those killed

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — With only three working days left in the 2017 legislative session, lawmakers have been busy killing some measures, trying to keep others alive, while others appear poised to get through. On top of the list of what was killed in ...


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Unaffiliated voter bill raises questions

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — If unaffiliated voters designate a preference in which major parties’ primary they want to cast a ballot without actually joining that party, they would be tagged as someone who voted in that political primary under a bill ...


Lawmakers reach deal 
on hospitals,
 transportation

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — After weeks of on-again, off-again negotiations, lawmakers said Thursday they had a deal on a bill that would prevent deep cuts to rural hospitals and set aside money to fund road and bridge projects. While the deal is as ...


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Energy office bill clears first hurdle

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — There is bipartisan interest in saving the Colorado Energy Office from certain doom, but both sides of the political aisle aren’t on the same page when it comes to the specifics about how that would be done. As a result, ...


Lawmakers trying again with new civil-asset forfeiture bill

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — If at first you don’t succeed, give it a new name and reintroduce a bill in the opposing chamber and try again. That’s what lawmakers did for a measure reforming the state’s civil asset forfeiture laws. The ...


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