User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-Regional
Category: Elections n Elected Officials :: Colorado
Last updated: Nov 17 2019 23:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Letters: Congress should have to vote to send veterans into harm’s way (11/16/19) 17.11.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Congress should have to vote to send veterans into harm’s way On Veterans Day, I heard the shocking news that about 20 American veterans die by suicide every day. Our veterans sign up to give their lives for this nation. When members of Congress sign up for office, they should have the courage to debate and vote on when the military sends our youths into combat.
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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Mike Coffman declares victory in Aurora mayor’s race 14.11.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
After a post-election ballot-counting slog lasting nine days, former U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman stood on the steps of City Hall Thursday afternoon and declared victory as the next mayor of Colorado's third-largest city.
Governor to budget writers: Colorado can keep tuition flat, but only with tradeoffs 14.11.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado will have to make tradeoffs if it hopes to avert a tuition hike for the state's public universities next year, Gov. Jared Polis told state budget-writers Wednesday.
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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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Letters: The plethora of pipeline; What the blah?; The greed at the top; Get down to business, Congress (11/1/19) 1.11.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The plethora of pipeline Re: “Pipeline promise still not fully kept,” Oct. 27 news story Thanks to Bruce Finley for researching and The Denver Post for publishing on the magnitude and impacts of the ever-expanding oil and gas pipeline network in Colorado. Many more pipelines are being planned, “despite growing demands, buttressed by a scientific […]
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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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Six months after Colorado’s sweeping oil and gas law took effect, fight over path forward hasn’t faded 25.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Six months after Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill that he said he hoped would end Colorado's "oil and gas wars," skirmishes continue as work intensifies on new rules that are intended to put human and environmental health at the center of how drilling is carried out.
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Nonprofit Colorado Rising asks district court judge to halt new oil and gas development until rulemaking is complete 9.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Anti-fracking nonprofit Colorado Rising is asking a Colorado District Court judge to force the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to temporarily ban issuing new oil and gas permits until rulemaking is complete.
Federal oil, gas leases net $601K in revenue — and objections to drilling in wildlife habitat 29.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Roughly two-thirds of the federal oil and gas leases offered in a Colorado auction that spurred concerns about the impact on wildlife were sold Thursday.
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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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Editorial: Fisher’s Peak acquisition is a big win for Colorado. Now get ready to explore. 17.9.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
If you're not thrilled about the prospect of Colorado's 42nd State Park, it's probably only because you still haven't visited its 41st.
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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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