User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-Regional
Category: Government :: Colorado
Last updated: Oct 19 2019 21:26 IST RSS 2.0
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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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With growing opposition and slowing prison population growth, what is the future for private prison companies in Colorado? 25.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The messy process of ending Denver's connections to private corrections companies highlights how enmeshed Colorado's criminal justice system remains in the private prison industry.
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Colorado severance tax collections expected to drop sharply, even though a bust is nowhere in sight 18.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado, like other states, taxes the natural resources that are "severed" or removed from the earth. But after two up years, those revenues are expected to drop by half, and possibly more, depending on how much a global economic slow down weighs on commodity prices.
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Colorado economic growth slightly below forecast 17.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Growing but slowing remains the theme for Colorado's economy this year, according to an update of the Colorado Business Economic Outlook from the University of Colorado Boulder.
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Dow drops 800 points as bond market flashes recession warning for first time since 2007 15.8.2019 Denver Post: Business
Stocks fall sharply as bond market flashes recession warning for first time since 2007; Dow industrials sink 800 points.
Boulder police told to stop providing off-duty officers to firm with federal immigration contract 9.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
Boulder Police Department on Thursday officially ceased providing off-duty officers to BI Incorporated, a Gunbarrel-based business fulfilling multi-million dollar contracts with federal immigration authorities.
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Hundreds in prison limbo after Denver council breaks up with halfway house operators 7.8.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado and city corrections officials are scrambling after the Denver City Council refused to renew contracts for six halfway houses that are run by immigrant detention operators.
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Come fall, hunters and anglers will have more open spaces to explore; state officials OK increasing access to trust lands 19.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Hunters and anglers will have access to 100,000 more acres of Colorado state trust lands starting this fall as part of a multi-year plan to eventually open a total of about 1 million acres to sportsmen and women. State wildlife commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to add 100,000 acres to 480,000 acres already open to hunting and fishing from September to February.
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Colorado immigrants rights groups say flag incident at Aurora detention center detracted from message 17.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
The removal of three flags and desecration of the American flag at the Aurora immigration detention facility last week detracted from the message the protesters were trying to send, immigration advocates said on Tuesday.
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