Afternoon headlines April 20, 2017

Just before midnight yesterday, the Right to Rest Act died in a committee hearing on a 8 to 5 vote. The measure had been dubbed as a homeless bill of rights. Paul Boden, Executive and Organizing Director of the Western […]

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Afternoon headlines April 19, 2017

Republicans in the Colorado Senate are walking a tightrope as they attempt to make progress on a bill that would free up millions of dollars for rural hospitals, schools and transportation projects in rural communities. On one side are at […]

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Afternoon headlines April 17, 2017

A measure that some called “anti-Muslim” failed to gain enough support to clear its first committee, with one moderate Senate Republican, Don Coram of Montrose, casting the deciding vote. Coram has become a vote of moderation within the Republican caucus […]

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Afternoon headlines April 14, 2017

The Bureau of Land Management in Colorado will hold an online auction to sell leases for more than 100,000 acres of federal land for oil and gas development. Bids for the right to drill on these lands, which comprise 106 […]

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Afternoon headlines April 10, 2017

Two more top-tier Democratic candidates launched bids for governor this week, ensuring a energetic open primary, something that hasn’t taken place for almost two decades. Six-term Congressman Ed Perlmutter of Arvada kicked off his gubernatorial campaign from a Natural Grocers […]

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Afternoon headlines April 5, 2017

Denver’s camping ban is on trial this week as three homeless defendants contest tickets for sleeping outside with blankets. The ban, which has been in place for five years, is rarely enforced: Police prefer to issue warnings and urge people […]

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Afternoon headlines April 4, 2017

Today a trial challenging the Denver’s camping ban began. Defendants Jerry Burton, and Randy Russell, were given tickets by the Denver Police Department on November 28th last year for sleeping outside with blankets. Terese Howard, a member of advocacy group […]

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Headlines: Friday, March 31

Gov. John Hickenlooper was quick to assure Coloradans this week that the state will continue working towards a more sustainable energy portfolio despite President Donald Trump’s call to dismantle environmental regulations such as the Clean Power Plan. “We will keep […]

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