Politics

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136,342 signatures turned in for expanded gambling, group says

By Charles Ashby

The group pushing a measure to expand casino gambling in the state turned in thousands of signatures Monday to get the initiative onto the fall ballot. The group, Coloradans for Better Schools, said it turned in 136,342 signatures to the ...


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King probe widens

By Charles Ashby

The criminal investigation into state Sen. Steve King’s possible falsifying of his time cards with the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office will be expanded beyond that issue, the prosecutor who is overseeing that probe told The Daily ...


Casino backer motivated by own biz plans

By Charles Ashby

The chairman of the parent company that wants to bring casino gambling to Mesa County and elsewhere in the state told an East Coast newspaper that he wants to open casinos in other states to help bolster his casino in Rhode Island, the ...


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No local licenses issued; couples disappointed

By Charles Ashby

Despite some erroneous local reports Friday, Mesa County Clerk Sheila Reiner has been pretty consistent: She won’t be following the lead of a few county clerks and start handing out marriage licenses to same-sex couples. That’s ...


Fracking 
heavy on
 fall ballot
 agendas

By Charles Ashby

Proponents of giving local governments the ability to limit or ban hydraulic fracturing in Colorado aren’t the only ones trying to get measures onto this year’s ballot. There’s a related effort to get other proposals onto ...


Senate District 5 candidates plan vigorous campaign

By Charles Ashby

It’s going to take a lot more than buying a lot of media advertising time to get their messages to voters in the race for the expansive Senate District 5, the two candidates in that race say. It’s going to take a lot of leg work ...


New Colorado laws take effect

By Charles Ashby

Agritourism, revenge porn and eliminating statutes of limitations on certain sex crimes were only some of the new laws that went into effect this month. Of the 419 news laws approved by the Colorado Legislature and signed by Gov. John ...


Sex-crime sentence law goes into effect

By Charles Ashby

It took some doing, but the state now has its own version of Jessica’s Law. Though there was much debate in the Colorado Legislature earlier this year over concerns that the measure, HB1260, wasn’t strict enough, in the end the ...


Online travel agencies skirt lodging taxes

By Charles Ashby

Online travel companies are not required to collect state and local taxes and pay them to the jurisdictions that assess them, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. In a case involving Denver’s lodging tax and several online ...


County Clerk’s Office 
certifies the winners 
of Republican primaries

By Charles Ashby

The June 24 primary results are now official. The Mesa County Clerk’s Office officially certified the results of all of those races on Thursday whether they were contested or not. That means that state Sen. Steve King officially is the ...


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