User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-Regional
Category: Government :: Colorado
Last updated: Dec 10 2019 09:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Colorado oil production could reach record levels again in 2020, but employment could decline 10.12.2019 Denver Post: Business
Colorado oil production could reach record levels again this year, according to the economic forecast released Monday. Production totaled 177.6 million barrels in 2018, up 32% from 2017.
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25 people quarantined at Aurora ICE detention facility due to scabies outbreak 10.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
Twenty-five detainees have been quarantined at the immigration detention facility in Aurora due to an outbreak of scabies, Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed Monday evening.
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Armed robbery suspect shot and killed by police in Federal Heights after leading officers on car, foot chase 7.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A man suspected of committing several armed robberies in Federal Heights was shot and killed by police Friday night after leading authorities on a chase, Westminster police said in a news release.
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Firefighter dies after falling off five-story condo at Copper Mountain 7.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Ken Jones, 46, had climbed to the roof in search of access to the fire just before 2 a.m., Summit Fire and EMS said in a news release.
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Denver city council to consider $1.3 million purchase of halfway house from private prison company 7.12.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The imminent closure of Tooley Hall will be the end of the city's community corrections contracts with GEO Group, one of the largest private prison companies in the U.S.
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ACLU of Colorado sues prison company over death at Aurora ICE detention facility 13.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado is suing The GEO Group, which runs the immigration detention facility in Aurora, on allegations of negligence leading to the wrongful death of Kamyar Samimi in 2017.
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Arvada has stopped adding fluoride to drinking water until mid-summer 12.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
Arvada announced Monday that it will not be able to add supplemental fluoride to its municipal water supply until summer because of a leaky storage tank.
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Holes in Colorado open records law grow as technology changes 26.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Loopholes in the Colorado Open Records Act offer government officials broad discretion over when to keep or delete the recorded history of public business in the state -- and the loopholes are getting wider as technology changes the way people communicate.
Could Colorado end the use of private prisons by 2025? Lawmakers want to find out. 19.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado lawmakers for the first time are preparing to map out a possible divorce from the private prison industry, and a long-shuttered maximum-security prison could be part of the solution.
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Yankees crush Astros in ALCS opener 13.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Gleyber Torres kept up his October surge with a homer and five RBIs, Masahiro Tanaka polished his playoff resume and the New York Yankees blanked the Houston Astros 7-0 Saturday night in the AL Championship Series opener.
Colorado stocks scratch out modest gains in third quarter, “climbing a steep wall of endless worry” 1.10.2019 Denver Post: Business
U.S. stock indices overcame a slew of bad news in the third quarter and managed to notch modest gains.
Letters: Maybe they could save the GOP; Thank a hunter for Colo. wildlife; Limit recalls to illegal acts (9/24/19) 24.9.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Maybe they could save the GOP Re: “Can this trio save the GOP from obscurity?” Sept. 8 news story As a savvy knowledgeable Republican, I analyzed the article. Yes, many Colorado Republican leaders and present potential leaders have many major common sense, emotional, political, know-how and reality problems, which have become an albatross around their […]
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Protest held at house of GEO Aurora Detention Center warden 20.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Abolish ICE Denver held a protest Thursday evening at the home of the warden of GEO Aurora Detention Center.
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ACLU report alleges medical neglect, maltreatment at Aurora ICE facility run by GEO Group 18.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A newly published ACLU report details alleged medical abuses and neglect at the Aurora immigration detention facility run by GEO Group. An ICE spokeswoman said "ICE is firmly committed to the health and welfare of all those in its custody."
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Colorado Parks and Wildlife, police working to capture bear spotted in Aurora 17.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers and Aurora police are looking for a bear that was seen wandering near that city's neighborhoods.
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Residents at Denver’s GEO Group halfway house could be transferred to other counties despite contract extension 10.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Residents at one of Denver's community corrections facilities could be transferred to other counties this month despite a six-month contract extension with the company that operates the halfway house.
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Silverii: Colorado GOP leaders really just rallied in support of cruelty and detention 7.9.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
These Republican leaders overtly, outwardly and vocally support the indefinite separation and detention of families and this administration’s shocking refusal to provide medical care to sick children.
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Guest Commentary: Fiscal stimulus can help fight the next recession 4.9.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
As fears of imminent recession have climbed in recent weeks, many are warning that the U.S. government does not have the budget capacity to mount an effective response to an economic downturn. With federal debt historically high relative to gross domestic product, the story goes, we cannot afford to increase federal spending or cut taxes to stimulate the economy.
The small Colorado town of Walden, in oil and gas country, has a new solar array. And it floats. 1.9.2019 Denver Post: Business
The town of Walden is a solar-energy innovator. It's the only Colorado community with a floating solar array and one of just a handful nationally.
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Critics of federal oil, gas leasing in Colorado focus on fate of fancy-dancing bird and public lands 1.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Public land and wildlife advocates are voicing concerns about the fate of wildlife in general, and the greater sage grouse in particular, as the Bureau of Land Management prepares to auction off oil and gas leases on 64,745 acres in Colorado Sept. 26.
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