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Posts Tagged ‘colorado politics’

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 [...]

The Colorado Independent | Dems blast bill that would make dramatic changes to Governor’s Energy Office

The Colorado Independent | Dems blast bill that would make dramatic changes to Governor’s Energy Office

“But it also strikes wherever it’s ‘renewable energy’ and it’s now ‘innovative energy,’ which is code for coal, oil and gas, so it’s a drastic change in direction for the state. It turns us 180 degrees and has us marching straight [...]

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 [...]

New Era News | Udall Power Slams Filibuster. Mitch McConnell Recoils in Fear.

New Era News | Udall Power Slams Filibuster. Mitch McConnell Recoils in Fear.

Senator Mark Udall (D-Colo) sent out an e-mail to his supporters earlier this morning about tagging him into the ring to power slam the filibuster. For those of you who haven't been paying attention to how little the Senate was able to [...]

Colorado Independent | Lambert to introduce Arizona-style immigration legislation for Colorado

Colorado Independent | Lambert to introduce Arizona-style immigration legislation for Colorado

Colorado State Senator-elect Kent Lambert, R-Colorado Springs, told The Colorado Independent Monday that he will introduce legislation early in the next session that would be nearly a carbon copy of Arizona’s SB 1070. “We will introduce a [...]

Colorado Independent | Numbers show Hispanic voters carried the day for Colorado Democrats

Colorado Independent | Numbers show Hispanic voters carried the day for Colorado Democrats

Eighty-one percent of Latino voters in Colorado voted for Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet. Split the Latino vote down the middle between Bennet and Republican Ken Buck and Buck wins easily. Even if Buck had only received 30 percent of the Latino [...]

Colorado Independent | Colorado leading nation in solar energy jobs growth

Colorado Independent | Colorado leading nation in solar energy jobs growth

Released today, a new survey from Environment Colorado and the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association indicates Colorado is sixth in the nation in solar-related jobs and is expected to increase that number by 23 percent in 2011. Entitled [...]

Triple Trouble on the Ballot

Triple Trouble on the Ballot

Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101 (the “Ugly Three”) would be most devastating to local school districts, but they would also significantly damage local governments, non-profit corporations and local businesses according to non-profit and [...]

New Era News | No Party Parents for The ‘Bad 3’

New Era News | No Party Parents for The ‘Bad 3’

While canvassing for New Era Colorado this past Saturday in Fort Collins, spreading the word about the 'bad 3', I had some intersting conversations with a few individuals that genuinely feared the effects of the ballot measures. Read the [...]

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