User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-National
Category: Elections n Elected Officials :: Colorado
Last updated: Jan 27 2020 21:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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State seeks to split up Lookout Mountain youth detention facility after string of riots, escapes 27.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado's human services department is asking for more than $4 million to revamp its juvenile correctional department, including splitting up the troubled Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center into smaller facilities and adding safety and cosmetic changes.
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Polis welcomes wolves back to Colorado after wildlife officers confirm pack of 6 in Moffat County 23.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The sighting comes as voters will be asked this year whether to reintroduce endangered gray wolves to the state
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What’s polluting Colorado’s air? 125 million tons a year of heat-trapping and hazardous gases 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The air pollution that people in Colorado inhale each day comes from myriad sources: factories, cars, buildings and homes, fossil fuel facilities, cattle feedlots.
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Top 10 Colorado politics stories of 2019: From our would-be presidents to bomb cyclones 30.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
People across the country eyed Coloradans’ decisions in 2019, moving the state’s local politics to the national level.
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Federal agency to review mining company’s proposed drilling that opponents say could harm Glenwood’s iconic hot springs 16.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Bureau of Land Management plans to review test drilling proposed by a mining company near Glenwood Springs' hot springs.
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Incoming Aurora mayor Mike Coffman says job won’t be a launching pad to higher office 17.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
For those thinking former U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman will now use his new job as mayor of Aurora to stoke and revive greater political ambitions -- like perhaps a run for the U.S. Senate against Michael Bennet in 2022 -- Coffman says they should think again.
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Rep. Lamborn has questions about Giuliani but says that’s “nothing to do with” Trump 16.11.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, a Colorado Springs Republican, told reporters on Capitol Hill Friday that President Donald Trump's personal lawyer may have acted improperly, but that only reflects poorly on the lawyer, not the president.
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A mayor for Aurora, and your key to following Colorado’s U.S. Senate race 15.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The unsung hero of The Denver Post’s political team is Kevin Hamm, the digital strategist who helps us bring you the latest election results and candidate information and otherwise makes data digestible.
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Colorado’s Green Solution marijuana chain bought by multi-state operator Columbia Care for $140 million 6.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
By buying The Green Solution, Columbia Care's US. empire grows to 74 marijuana dispensaries either open or under development in 13 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, and 19 cultivation and manufacturing facilities.
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Thirty months after fatal Firestone blast, Colorado’s widening web of underground pipelines still not fully mapped 27.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado leaders promised back in 2017 that they'd do all they could to make sure a tragedy like the Firestone home explosion never happens again. They promised comprehensive public pipeline maps and better inspections to detect leaks along underground lines. But that still hasn't been done.
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Grand Junction’s BLM headquarters will share a building with oil and gas companies 22.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Bureau of Land Management’s new headquarters here will share an office building with oil and gas groups, provoking strong criticisms from environmentalists and a defense from the senator who orchestrated the headquarters move.
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Privately owned Fisher’s Peak in southern Colorado to become 42nd state park 12.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
For generations, the 9,630-foot-high Fisher's Peak has been a big part of both the physical and psychological landscape for people in Trinidad and other parts of southern Colorado. But it's been off-limits because it was on a large private ranch.Now, Gov. Jared Polis has announced plans to join with the city of Trinidad and conservation organizations to make the area Colorado's 42nd state park.
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Congress debates Bureau of Land Management move to Grand Junction 11.9.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The acting director of the Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday defended his agency’s decision to move its headquarters to Grand Junction in the face of criticisms that it will cause career employees to depart, will needlessly cost federal coffers and could harm tribal interests.
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EPA mulls whether to downgrade Colorado to a “serious” violator of air quality standards — a move the state favors 7.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday held a public hearing in Denver ahead of its decision on whether to reclassify Colorado as a "serious" violator of federal health standards -- a move that would force stricter state control of pollution at oil and gas operations and other industrial sites.
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Colorado farmers and ranchers have a beef with Gov. Jared Polis 2.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has rattled some farmers and ranchers with his suggestion that the state help its agriculture industry get a foothold in the burgeoning plant-based meat alternative market.
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Built by steel, baked by the sun: Pueblo is steeped in tradition, but a new leader hopes to grow this southern Colorado city 1.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Two Denver Post reporters, a photographer and an editor visited Pueblo to talk to residents and local leaders about the issues that matter to them.
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Challenge of national popular vote compact makes Colorado’s 2020 ballot 29.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Colorado Secretary of State's Office certified Thursday morning that opponents of assigning the state's Electoral College votes to the winner of the national popular vote collected enough valid signatures to challenge the law in November 2020.
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Plane runs off runway at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport, pilot injured 29.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A Cessna aircraft ran off the runway at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport Wednesday night and the pilot was taken to a local hospital to be treated for injuries.
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Water line break on Colorado Boulevard will cause Wednesday evening traffic jams 29.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
Crews are trying to fix a water line at Colorado and Mississippi in Denver.
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Gov. Polis cites market forces over oil and gas bill as main driver of industry’s future health in Colorado 29.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
Gov. Jared Polis told a large gathering of energy workers and executives Wednesday that what happens in oil-rich Venezuela and Russia -- and in global commodity markets far and wide -- has more bearing on the industry's future in Colorado than do the potential effects of a sweeping and controversial state oil and gas bill passed earlier this year.
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