User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-Regional
Category: Elections n Elected Officials :: Colorado
Last updated: Jan 19 2018 24:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Colorado Democrats right to speak out on national monuments 17.12.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
I thank Gov. John Hickenlooper, Reps. Diana DeGette and Ed Perlmutter, and Sen. Michael Bennet for speaking out against President Donald Trump's misguided move. 
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Ed Perlmutter, Jared Polis join effort to relocate BLM’s headquarters to the West (and possibly Colorado) 14.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Democrats Ed Perlmutter and Jared Polis have joined their Republican congressional colleagues in backing legislation that would allow the Bureau of Land Management to relocate it headquarters to the West, and possibly to Colorado.
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Former Lake County undersheriff indicted on multiple felony charges 13.12.2017 Denver Post: Local
Former Lake County Undersheriff Fernando Mendoza was indicted Tuesday on multiple criminal counts including attempted sexual exploitation of a child.
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In letter to Congress, Hickenlooper and other governors say CHIP should be “the one thing we can all agree on” 13.12.2017 Denver Post: Local
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper -- in what has become something of a trademark move -- signed onto a letter to Congress by a bipartisan group of governors urging the renewal of the Children's Health Insurance Program.
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Republicans hit big issues — oil and gas and marijuana — in a gubernatorial debate in Fort Lupton 14.11.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Questions over oil and gas development, education policy, water rights, legal marijuana and mental health in Colorado dominated what was overall a friendly debate Monday night between seven Republican candidates running for governor.
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Denver issue committee targets Greeley city council race with TV ads 27.10.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
A political committee launched what is thought to be the first TV ad campaign in Greeley municipal election history, buying 30-second ads that will run through Election Day. But who is paying for them?
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Halloween retailer pulls Anne Frank costume amid complaints 17.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
An online retailer has pulled a costume from its website that depicted Holocaust victim Anne Frank.
Ken Toltz, a Boulder gun-control advocate, joins growing Democratic primary to replace Congressman Jared Polis 5.10.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Ken Toltz, a Colorado businessman and long-time gun-control advocate with a failed congressional campaign under his belt, is joining the growing Democratic primary race to replace Jared Polis' seat in the U.S. House.
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Garfield County panel OKs additional oil and gas drilling in Battlement Mesa 27.9.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Garfield County’s Planning Commission on Tuesday night approved a second phase of oil and gas development by Ursa Resources in Battlement Mesa, including a well pad within 500 feet of some mobile homes.
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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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