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Category: Elections n Elected Officials :: Colorado
Last updated: May 24 2018 21:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The Spot newsletter: An inferno in a Colorado congressional race, a pee problem in Denver, a new Colorado Supreme Court justice and who is showing the money 24.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Welcome back to The Spot, where The Denver Post's politics team captures what's happening this week -- from the Colorado legislature to Denver city hall, with a stop through the halls of Congress in Washington, D.C.
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Meet the top 10 donors in Colorado’s 2018 election and who they support 21.5.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The campaign cash in Colorado is targeted toward the open governor’s race, where four of the 10 top donors are aligned with Democratic candidate Mike Johnston and promote charter schools. Three of the other top donors are oil and gas companies.
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The Spot newsletter: Remembering Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan, Tom Steyer brings his impeachment message to Denver and more RTD train drama 17.5.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Welcome back to The Spot, where The Denver Post's politics team captures what's happening this week -- from the Colorado legislature to Denver city hall, with a stop through the halls of Congress in Washington, D.C.
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Delta Air Lines plane evacuation in Denver was caused by leaking hydraulic fluid 10.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Smoke that led to an evacuation of a Delta Air Lines plane Tuesday night was caused by a hydraulic fluid leak that dripped onto an auxiliary power unit.
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Gunshots fired at Denver Police mobile command post in southwestern part of the city 7.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Gunshots were fired at a Denver Police mobile command post set up near Cinco de Mayo activities in the southwestern part of the city, and police said Sunday they have jailed a 21-year-old suspect.
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Colorado parks department trying to identify man who chased an angry moose in Frisco 6.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking for help identifying a man who chased an angry moose in Frisco on Friday afternoon. 
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Colorado Coalition for the Homeless asks judge to halt sale of federal land in Lakewood, hoping to turn it into housing community 4.5.2018 Denver Post: Business
The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is not giving up in its efforts to turn 59 acres of federal property in Lakewood into a homeless housing community. On Thursday, the organization filed a motion in federal court for a restraining order and preliminary injunction to stop the sale of the property at 6th Avenue and Simms Street via public auction.
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Colorado Sen. Randy Baumgardner stripped of committee positions at legislature in wake of new harassment report 3.5.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
State Sen. Randy Baumgardner has been stripped of several committee positions in the Colorado legislature in the wake of findings in a new, recently released investigation into harassment allegations against him.
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Democrats Cary Kennedy and Jared Polis make primary ballot for governor, with Kennedy winning nearly double the delegate votes 15.4.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Former state treasurer Cary Kennedy won a majority of delegate votes at the Colorado Democrats' statewide assembly Saturday to make top line on the primary ballot for governor, taking nearly twice the percentage of support won by U.S. Rep. Jared Polis.
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Five things Colorado should know about Congress’ $1.3 trillion spending package 23.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Congress this week passed a massive $1.3 trillion plan to fund the federal government through Sept. 30 and tucked into that 2,232-page measure -- which President Donald Trump must sign to avoid a shutdown-- are several provisions that will have an impact on Colorado.
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Disputed $7 million in Colorado education budget would go to school safety measures 14.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
Colorado lawmakers will take $7 million in “extra” education money they’ve been wrangling over and put it toward bills that improve school safety.
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$18 million in federal oil and gas lease dollars headed to western Colorado counties after years-long battle 14.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Some $18 million in federal oil and gas lease revenues is slated to be distributed among four Western Slope counties after it was held up to pay for cleanup of a federal oil shale research site -- called Anvil Points and near the town of Rifle -- but which were never utilized.
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Examining Jared Polis’ full record on gun violence 12.3.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
On Monday, The Denver Post attempted to report on how the issue of gun violence might influence the governor’s race. It was a simplistic story that didn’t capture the nuance of this important issue.
Save our national forests with a simple fire funding fix 9.3.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Freeing up resources for better forest management should reduce fire suppression spending in the longrun.
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Jared Polis’ record on guns and oil and gas makes Colorado Democrats think twice ahead of caucus 5.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Jared Polis enters this week’s Democratic caucus for Colorado governor as the clear front-runner, but cracks in his support are beginning to show as his shifting stance on guns and oil and gas issues alienate some party activists.
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GOP congressman from Colorado says he will try to force vote on DACA extension if there’s no solution by March 5 24.2.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman says he will work to force a vote in Congress to extend deportation protections for young immigrants in the U.S. illegally if federal lawmakers are unable to reach a solution by March 5.
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Michael Bennet, Jared Polis put forth bill to bolster protection for more than 98,000 acres of federal land in Colorado 28.1.2018 Denver Post: Outdoors
As the outdoor recreation world rallied in Denver, two of Colorado’s leaders in Washington offered a plan to bolster protection for more than 98,000 acres of federal land in Eagle and Summit counties.
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Wildfires bust Routt County’s budget 18.1.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Routt County commissioners study how to more effectively spend firefighting money to improve five rural fire protection districts. 
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Interior Department reorganization could move BLM headquarters to Colorado 11.1.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke launched an unprecedented effort Wednesday to undertake the largest reorganization in the department's 168-year history, moving to shift tens of thousands of workers to new locations and change the way the federal government manages more than 500 million acres of land and water across the country.
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Why not move the BLM headquarters west? 26.12.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
Much is appealing from where we sit in Colorado, surrounded by millions of acres of public lands, about the Bureau of Land Management headquarters coming to the West.
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