User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-Regional
Category: Government :: Colorado
Last updated: Aug 03 2020 01:36 IST RSS 2.0
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Alaska moves infamous “Into the Wild” bus to deter deadly trek into backcountry 2.8.2020 Denver Post: Outdoors
A bus made famous by "Into The Wild" has been removed from Alaska's backcountry to deter people from making dangerous treks.
Here’s the list of people who will consider name changes to Colorado landmarks 1.8.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Gov. Jared Polis on Friday announced the board members of a new commission to rename Colorado roads, mountains, passes and landmarks which honor problematic figures in the state's history.
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Colorado companies ride a rising tide of oil prices higher 1.7.2020 Denver Post: Business
The biggest quarterly jump in oil prices in three decades helped shares of several Colorado companies double and even triple in value during the second quarter.
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Colorado lost more than 7,000 clean energy jobs since coronavirus pandemic, industry organization says 17.6.2020 Denver Post: Business
Colorado and the country continue to lose clean energy jobs by the thousands since the coronavirus pandemic hit this country, a national industry group said Monday.
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ICE appoints new field office director in Denver 28.5.2020 Denver Post: Local
John Fabbricatore, 47, spent much of 2019 as acting field officer director. He oversees enforcement of the United States' immigration laws across a 207,000-square-mile area encompassing Colorado and Wyoming.
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Letters: Fix unemployment backlog (5/23/20) 23.5.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Fix unemployment backlog As irresponsible and stupid as it sounds to say, my frustration has gotten to me; fix the broken unemployment system or re-open the state so we can earn money. If you owned a business, a service, anything, and you knew you were about to become overwhelmed with work, would you: a) do nothing, nothing at all? b) possibly hire more staff, extend hours of operation? Or c) completely ignore the situation and allow your customers to figure it out?
Two immigrants confirmed to have COVID-19 in Aurora detention facility 22.5.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Two immigrants in the Aurora detention center have contracted COVID-19, marking the first outbreak among people being held there after employees reported getting sick. The two are among 1,181 confirmed cases inside immigration detention centers across the country. This comes after two ICE employees at the Aurora detention center, operated by private prison company GEO […]
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Colorado petroleum shares shredded in dreadful quarter for U.S. stocks 2.4.2020 Denver Post: Business
The first quarter, especially March, will go down in the record books for U.S. stock markets, including a majority of Colorado companies.  But investors should stay buckled in -- there may be a lot more bumps ahead.
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Forest Service closes all of its trailheads, campgrounds and picnic sites across Colorado 27.3.2020 Denver Post: Outdoors
Plus, Colorado Parks and Wildlife closed all of its campgrounds.
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Letters: Ken Buck is wrong about this virus (3/21/20) 22.3.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Buck is wrong about this virus Re: “Buck: “It’s just craziness to shut down businesses,” March 19 news story
CEO of Colorado’s Empower Retirement calls on national leaders to give 401(k) holders options but also preaches patience 19.3.2020 Denver Post: Business
Ed Murphy, whose Greenwood Village-based firm handles retirement for almost 9.5 million Americans, says going all-cash would be a mistake.
Ten detainees at Aurora’s ICE detention facility isolated for possible exposure to coronavirus 18.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
Ten detainees at Aurora's ICE detention facilities are being isolated for possible exposure to the novel coronavirus, and the agency has temporarily suspended social visitation at all of its detention facilities.
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Letters: Good news for the future of electric vehicle usage; Questions for Sen. Gardner; Giving Sen. Gardner credit (2/29/20) 2.3.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Good news for the future of electric vehicle usage Re: “Electric vehicle goals could get jolt,” Feb. 8 news story As an electric vehicle owner, I am happy to see the proposed expansion of charging stations in Colorado and throughout the country. The article points out the different contributors to this expansion: the Colorado Energy […]
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Colorado pastor accused of mismanaging more than $2 million, raiding teacher’s funds 18.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A pastor who once ran a Catholic school in Denver is now at the center of a lawsuit, which claims he is responsible for mismanaging more than $2 million in school funds.
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Driver is pulled from icy water by emergency responders in Fort Collins after car plunges into pond 18.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A driver was pulled from a pond by firefighters in Fort Collins on Monday night after the car plunged into cold water.
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René Lima-Marín broke his face on a steel toilet. Aurora detention officials wouldn’t take him to get surgery, lawsuit alleges 18.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The GEO Group, the for-profit private prison company that runs Aurora's ICE detention facility, faces two new federal lawsuits alleging staff failed to investigate an assault on a detainee and did not give adequate medical attention to another.
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Weiss: Here’s one tax every candidate ought to back 15.2.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
President Donald Trump’s budget, with its draconian cuts to the social safety net and unrealistic projections of future growth, has again shined a light on our fiscal challenges.
NEPA battle pits Colorado leaders, residents against industry backers of Trump push for faster environmental reviews 12.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The political fight over the Trump administration's efforts to trim environmental reviews for new development flared across a deep divide Tuesday at a federal hearing in Denver, with climate change looming heavily and frustrations high.
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Soros family, private prison company inject thousands into U.S. Senate race 7.2.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
In each of Colorado’s competitive federal elections -- for U.S. Senate, the 3rd Congressional District and 6th Congressional District — Democrats raised more money than Republicans heading into 2020.
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Jan. 13 – 19 19.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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