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Posts Tagged ‘colorado legislature’

WATCH: The Daily Show Tries to Understand Colorado Voters

WATCH: The Daily Show Tries to Understand Colorado Voters

Two Colorado state senators were recalled on September 10th over their support for gun control legislation. Watch the Daily Show's Jason Jones try to figure it out. (A 20 second ad runs ahead of the Daily Show clip.) Another Colorado state [...]

Parkway Proponents Pushing for Super Eminent Domain

Parkway Proponents Pushing for Super Eminent Domain

Below is the text of both the Mayor of Golden's remarks and those of a Golden Councilperson regarding a proposed bill in the Colorado legislature that would establish a "Beltway Completion Authority," with new governmental powers of "super eminent [...]

Colorado to Preempt Local Regulation of Oil and Gas Industries

Colorado to Preempt Local Regulation of Oil and Gas Industries

With the introduction of the Halliburton Loophole in 2005, the federal government largely abdicated its role in regulating the water quality impacts of oil and gas extraction.  Local governments have been forced to step up, and communities in [...]

Urge CU Regents to Support ASSET

Urge CU Regents to Support ASSET

Our Colorado state legislature is currently considering SB 126, the Colorado ASSET bill, legislation that would permit undocumented students to pay unsubsidized in-state tuition in Colorado (i.e., students would not qualify for Colorado Opportunity [...]

Open Letter to Senator Shaffer

Open Letter to Senator Shaffer

Created upon receiving yet another mailing from Colorado's Futures asking participants to support SCR11-001, a bill that would completely change citizen's abilities to put amendments on the ballot. An Open Letter to Senator Shaffer, I feel [...]

Boulder Looks to Play Defense in 2011 Legislature

Boulder Looks to Play Defense in 2011 Legislature

The City of Boulder enjoyed substantial success in last year’s session of the Colorado General Assembly, Carl Castillo, policy advisor for the city asserted at a PLAN-Boulder County forum on January 14, but this year it will probably concentrate [...]