User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-Regional
Category: Parties :: Democrat
Last updated: Jul 18 2019 06:11 IST RSS 2.0
 
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House blocks maverick Democrat’s Trump impeachment effort 18.7.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The House easily killed a maverick Democrat's effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color.
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Boulder will host hearing on climate crisis by congressional committee 16.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A new congressional committee on climate change will have its first hearing outside Washington next month in Boulder.
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Dem infighting on race spills into 2020 presidential contest 13.7.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The highly public, racially charged rift between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a clutch of freshmen congresswomen led by Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez has spilled into the 2020 Democratic presidential contest. The intramural conflict is threatening to overshadow President Donald Trump's history of race-baiting and xenophobia.
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Recalls against Colorado Democrats Brittany Pettersen and Pete Lee can go forward 13.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
On Friday afternoon, the Colorado Secretary of State's Office approved petitions for groups seeking to oust Democratic Sens. Brittany Pettersen and Pete Lee. They now have 60 days to gather the required number of signatures.
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For the first time, Colorado’s greenhouse gas emissions trending down 12.7.2019 Denver Post: Business
A new report shows that overall greenhouse gas emissions are on the decline in Colorado,  but state officials acknowledge that much bigger decreases will be needed to meet carbon-reduction goals now in law.
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Rubin: Who’s rising, who’s falling and who’s invisible 25.6.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The first round of Democratic debates on Wednesday and Thursday provides an opportunity for candidates to reintroduce -- or in many cases, introduce -- themselves to the Democratic electorate. Each candidate will have different goals, depending on his or her recent performance.
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The Spot: Behind the scenes at a Colorado GOP training session with Trump supporters 20.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Hey Spotters, happy Thursday!
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Rep. Xochitl Torres Small offers lessons in rural politics 20.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The Democratic congresswoman won a conservative region by talking about concerns all Westerners share.
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Trump’s EPA close to gutting Obama rule on coal power plants 19.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution.
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Editorial: Hickenlooper pushed back against Trump and spectacularly bad policy proposals 5.6.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Judging by the boos, John Hickenlooper was right to tell Democrats in California that “if we want to beat Donald Trump and achieve big progressive goals, socialism is not the answer.”
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Letters: Trump’s tax returns; oil and gas impacts (5/18/19) 19.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Trump’s tax returns Re: “Trump must release his tax returns,” May 10 editorial
New commission to kick off new era in Colorado oil-gas regulation 19.5.2019 Denver Post: Business
A newly appointed Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will take the helm Tuesday in the first meeting since a new law overhauling the state oil and gas regulations took effect.
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Guest Commentary: Make a carbon tax palatable to America’s struggling masses by giving it back through a carbon dividend 17.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
As a response to climate change, a carbon tax is immensely popular among economists from across the political spectrum, and it does have an important role to play. But it is far from sufficient, and putting a price on emissions won't work if it alienates lower- and middle-income voters.
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The Spot: What are Republicans thinking in trying to recall state Rep. Tom Sullivan? 16.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
So far this year, Democrats have provided most of the head-scratching, what-in-the-world-are-they-thinking news. See former Colorado House Speaker Crisanta Duran's decision to challenge U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette instead of running to unseat Sen. Cory Gardner, and state Senate Democratic leadership keeping the lights on during a bomb cyclone.
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How Colorado’s Republican lawmakers managed to score some wins 11.5.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Republicans in Colorado's General Assembly used delay tactics and amendments to slow and in some cases tweak the majority Democrats' agenda this session.
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Letters: Bring back gray wolves, Barr’s testimony (5/5/19) 5.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Gray wolves need more time to return to state Subsistence hunting is an act that demands gratitude and humility. While hunting, I have the opportunity to feel what it’s like to leave the comforts of modern life and live amongst the wild things. It gives me respect for the animals that hunt for a living, like wolves.
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Colorado Democrats deliver on major changes to health care, education and the environment in dramatic session 4.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado legislative Democrats ended their work reshaping the state Friday after four months of debating health care, educational and environmental policy, delivering on most of the campaign promises that ushered them to power.
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These Colorado Democrats are vying to take on U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner in 2020 29.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Here's a look at who's running for the Democratic nomination for Republican Cory Gardner's U.S. Senate seat.
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Sex ed, the environment and affordable housing: Colorado General Assembly has 5 days to go and a lot left to do 29.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
State law requires the General Assembly to end its work Friday. Here are the big bills lawmakers are racing to get finished -- and those they're still fighting over.
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David Bernhardt confirmed as Secretary of the Interior 12.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The former oil lobbyist has connections with industries that could profit from his decisions managing the nation’s natural and cultural resources.
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