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Colorado Senate president wins standoff with Polis on utilities appointee 7.3.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
It's not often that the legislature stands up to Gov. Jared Polis -- in fact, it's usually the other way around -- but that has happened in the case of his nominee to a critical state board.
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Guest Commentary: Mesa County’s Palisade Plunge bike path shows the power of an efficient environmental review 3.3.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
The Palisade Plunge will help put Mesa County on the map nationally for its recreational amenities, but it will also help enhance economic development opportunities for our community. This is exactly the type of efficiency and cooperation that the proposed NEPA updates will encourage.
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Xcel Energy seeks gas rate increase, some customer bills could go up $6 a month 27.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Xcel Energy-Colorado is seeking natural gas rate increases that would add $6.44 a month to a typical residential bill and $19.51 a month to a typical small business customer's bill.
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Colorado governor and Senate president in standoff over key nomination 22.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A critical nominee of Colorado Gov. Jared Polis is being held up by a state Senate that has no plans to confirm her anytime soon.
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Feldman: Presidential pardons have been a bad idea since 1787 20.2.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
The president of the United States isn’t a king, and he isn’t above the law -- or so constitutional law professors like me keep reminding everybody. But the painful truth is that there is one exception to this truth: the pardon power.
Bouie: The equality that wasn’t enough 20.2.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
The most radical Radical Republicans had a better idea of how to cast the 15th Amendment. We should have listened.
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Governor’s policy director to head office helping workers, communities transition away from coal 19.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Wade Buchanan, director of policy and research for Gov. Jared Polis, has been named director of the Office of Just Transition.
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NCAA, allies spend nearly $1M lobbying on Capitol Hill 11.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
As Congress considers whether to allow college athletes to receive endorsement money, the NCAA and its allies spent nearly $1 million last year lobbying lawmakers to shape any reforms to the organization's liking.
State of the Union fact check: Trump’s exaggerated “great American comeback” 5.2.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
The "great American comeback” President Donald Trump claimed in his State of the Union speech drew on falsehoods about U.S. energy supremacy, health care and the economy as well as distortions about his predecessor's record.
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One woman took a stand against tribal disenrollment and paid for it 1.2.2020 High Country News Most Recent
How a burglary, social media and politics led to a Nooksack Tribal Councilwoman being bullied out of office.
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A woman took a stand against tribal disenrollment and paid for it 1.2.2020 Current Issue
How a burglary, social media and politics led to a Nooksack Tribal Councilwoman being bullied out of office.
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Trump administration slashes protections for migratory birds 31.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The new rule would legalize the unintentional killing of birds by energy companies and other industries.
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Is natural gas a bridge fuel too far with the rise in renewables? It depends on who you ask. 31.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Natural gas has long been seen as a bridge fuel to a clean-energy future, but as costs of renewable energy drop questions surface about it's future.
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Trump administration manipulated wildfire science to promote logging 29.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Emails show Interior appointees crafted a narrative that blamed forest protection efforts for wildfires.
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Trump legal team asks Senate for speedy acquittal in impeachment trial 21.1.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
President Donald Trump’s legal team called on the Senate on Monday to “swiftly reject” the impeachment charges and acquit him.
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Senate president raises concerns about possible conflict of interest of Jared Polis’ appointee to Public Utilities Commission 18.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
State Senate President Leroy Garcia is raising questions about the governor's appointment to the Colorado Public Utilities Commission because of the person's ties to a group that opposes a utility regulated by the panel.
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The Trump administration’s plans for less public input, more pipelines 15.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Proposed environmental rollbacks would gut NEPA, allowing federal agencies to ignore climate effects and expedite infrastructure permitting.
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump says Pelosi, Dems defended Iran general 13.1.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
President Donald Trump's relentless attacks on the impeachment investigation and Democrats' stance on Iran strained the truth on various fronts, from claiming that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani to asserting that even Ukraine's president said Trump did nothing wrong in withholding military aid.
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Guest Commentary: The GOP must stand for the rule of law and hold a fair trial 4.1.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
If defenses are available for the charges of obstruction of Congress and abuse of power, under-oath testimony is the proper means to counter the impeachment in the Senate.
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Xcel Energy wins $41.5 million rate increase, far below the $158M requested 31.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
State regulators have approved a $41.5 million annual electric rate increase for Xcel Energy-Colorado, which is considerably lower than the $158 million the utility originally sought.
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