User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-Regional
Category: Elections n Elected Officials :: Colorado
Last updated: Jan 27 2020 21:20 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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Letters: Demands to end fracking; Children are a gain, not a loss, for society; Deer, elk don’t need another predator to keep numbers down (1/14/20) 14.1.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Demands to end fracking
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Most popular Denver Post stories about energy and the oil and gas industry from 2019 30.12.2019 Denver Post: Business
Here’s a look back at the five most engaging stories about energy and the oil and gas industry from The Denver Post in 2019, as determined by our readers.
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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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Decision to relocate BLM’s headquarters under investigation 13.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
‘If this administration is confident the move is defensible,’ Democrats say, the Government Accountability Office ‘should have no problem confirming it.’
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Colorado climate activists protest by spreading disinformation 11.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
But will the prank tactics ultimately damage their cause?
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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.
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