Colorado Primary Elections Aftermath

More voters participated in Colorado’s June 26 primary election than ever before. Unaffiliated voters were mailed ballots for the first time and both political parties had contested races. As for the top of the ticket, the governor’s race has been […]

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Capitol Coverage: Colorado Primary Preview

This Tuesday’s primary election will narrow down Colorado’s gubernatorial race from eight to two major party candidates – who will go on to compete in the general election. Our statehouse reporter Bente Birkeland has more. This is the first primary […]

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Hickenlooper Faces Backlash over Vetoes

Governor John Hickenlooper is being criticized for nine bills he vetoed this year. As Bente Birkeland reports, that’s the most vetoes he’s issued since taking office. https://objects-us-east-1.dream.io/kgnu-news/2018/06/060618HickMarijuanaVetoes.mp3   Marijuana advocates are upset that he vetoed a bill to allow some […]

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Hickenlooper’s Final Bill Signing

  Governor John Hickenlooper signed his final bills as Governor on Tuesday at the state capitol. And as Bente Birkeland reports, he discussed this week’s Supreme Court’s decision on the Masterpiece Cakeshop case. “Nobody wants to – in any way […]

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Capitol Coverage: Hickenlooper Vetoes five bills.

Governor John Hickenlooper has vetoed five bills in the last two business days, on everything from marijuana consumption to tobacco prices to open records for autopsies. Our statehouse reporter Bente Birkeland has more.   The Governor called a proposal to […]

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Primary Elections: Democratic Gubernatorial Debates

The four Democratic candidates hoping for the party’s nomination in the gubernatorial race are Cary Kennedy, Donna Lynne, Mike Johnston and Jared Polis.               Lynne, Johnston and Polis took part in a debate on climate issues at DU on June 2nd. […]

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Civil Rights Commission Signed

The commission handles civil rights cases. It was up for a review and initially both Republicans and Democrats disagreed on how it should look. Democrats didn’t want to make any changes, while Republicans had a number of requests – including […]

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