User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-Regional
Category: Elections n Elected Officials :: Colorado
Last updated: Sep 08 2017 23:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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This January through August was the third warmest for the U.S. on record — and Colorado was not excepted from the heat 8.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The past six months -- from January through August -- was the third warmest such period across the contiguous  U.S. on record, and Colorado was not excepted from that heat.
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Historic Frederick recall election fails to unseat anyone 7.9.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
Frederick's mayor and four of its town board's trustees survived efforts to recall them from office, according to unofficial election results announced by town officials.
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Proposed wilderness bill would protect 92,000 acres in Eagle, Summit counties 7.9.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
Coming out of Congress' August recess, U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, who represents Colorado's 2nd District, is closing in on plans to reintroduce a piece of wilderness preservation legislation straddling the White River National Forest that has far-reaching implications.
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Trump’s science envoy quits with scathing letter with an embedded message: “I-M-P-E-A-C-H” 24.8.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Daniel Kammen, a renewable energy expert appointed last year as a science envoy to the State Department, resigned Wednesday, citing President Donald Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, as the final straw that led to his departure.
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CSU, sugar beet co-op emerge as bidders for Boulder County’s GMO transition project 23.8.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
CSU, sugar beet co-op apply to run Boulder County's Sustainable Agriculture Research and Innovation Initiative as it transitions away from using genetically engineered crops on open space land.
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Mike Coffman warns VA of “over-reliance” on prescription meds 23.8.2017 Denver Post: Local
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman is working on moving the Department of Veterans Affairs away from prescribing "strong" psychotherapeutic medications to veterans.
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Rep. Ken Buck visits Guatemala to discuss security, anti-drug efforts 23.8.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Rep. Ken Buck, R-Colo., visited Guatemala last week on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives to learn about the Central American nation's efforts to combat drug trafficking and criminal activity that often affects the United States.
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Weld County Clerk and Recorder’s Office plagued by low staffing, low morale, favoritism and retaliation, audit finds 23.8.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
High turnover, low morale and mandatory overtime exacerbated by significant staffing shortages — with a side of favoritism and retaliation — are among the findings of an independent audit of the Weld County Clerk and Recorder's office.
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Tobacco tax’s fate will be in the hands of Aspen voters this November 22.8.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Aspen voters will be asked in November to bless a ballot question aimed at putting a $3 tax on pack of cigarettes and a 40 percent tax on other tobacco products, the City Council decided Monday.
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Michael Bennet to hold 2 town halls next week in northeast Colorado 4.8.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet is set to hold town halls next week on Monday and Tuesday evenings in northeast Colorado.
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Three Democratic candidates for Colorado governor cross campaign paths for first time at Aspen event 3.8.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Three Democrats running for Colorado governor crossed paths on the campaign trail for one of the first times on Wednesday night, speaking at a Pitkin County Democrats dinner where they outlined their individual qualifications but united in urging attendees to become politically active.
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Polis targets 100 percent renewable energy in Colorado by 2040 3.8.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
U.S. Rep. Jared Polis wants to set Colorado on a path to 100 percent renewable energy by 2040.
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Hikers find wire stretched across Barr Trail west of Colorado Springs 2.8.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Two hikers reportedly found a shin-high wire stretched across the Barr Trail about 1.5 miles down from Barr Camp west of Colorado Springs on Monday afternoon.
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Man missing after rock diving into Green Mountain Reservoir 2.8.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
A man who dove from a popular diving rock into Green Mountain Reservoir Tuesday afternoon   did not surface and a dive team is searching for the man.
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Jared Polis scheduled to hold 7 town halls across his congressional district in August 27.7.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, who is running for governor as a Democrat, is scheduled to hold seven town halls across his congressional district next month.
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Now Republicans want bipartisan solutions on health care? 23.7.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
Republicans had six years to work on a bipartisan solutions but instead chose to make repeated attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act when they knew they had no chance to do so.
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Can Colorado convert to 100 percent renewable energy by 2040? (3 letters) 23.7.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
At the time President John F. Kennedy announced the U.S. would land a man on the moon, no one knew how. Yet we achieved that goal and now live in an age of accelerating change.
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More than a half-million dollars pour into Denver-area congressional race between Jason Crow and Mike Coffman 17.7.2017 Denver Post: Local
More than a half-million dollars poured into the race between Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman and his Democrat opponent, Jason Crow, over the past several months, setting up another expensive campaign for the 6th Congressional District seat in the Denver metro.
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Volunteer shortage could force Aspen to switch to paid firefighters 17.7.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
A dwindling number of new prospects combined with an aging volunteer force is pushing Aspen Volunteer Fire Department officials to considering hiring paid firefighters.
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Cory Gardner tours highway flood repair work in Big Thompson Canyon 17.7.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Millions in federal money has been spent to redesign and reinforce U.S. 34 between Loveland and Estes Park in an effort to ensure at least one lane remains open should a flood of the magnitude of the 2013 flood ever happen again.
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