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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Afternoon Headlines: March 29th, 2017

Colorado Senator Jerry Sonnenberg introduced Monday night that could spare them millions of dollars in budget cuts, A third effort to grant transgender Coloradans an easier path to a birth certificate that reflects their true gender identity went down to defeat this week at the state Capitol, and two years after a controversial student health survey sparked protracted debate at the State Board of Education, questions about the survey’s value have moved to the state legislature — and could mean a loss of $745,000 in state funding for the biennial data collection effort.

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Afternoon Headlines: March 27, 2017

A bipartisan group of legislators is backing a bill to give Colorado consumers more protection from unsavory debt collection tactics. Some Republicans support Dem. bill to reclassify a fee levied on hospitals for every overnight patient stay, and Colorado Rep. Coffman’s support of ACA replacement bill puts him between Trump, donors, and constituents.

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Afternoon Headlines: March 22, 2017

Bill reclassifying a fee that hospitals pay in order to free up more spending money for the state gets bipartisan support, state lawmakers to address Colorado’s housing crisis with a package of bills seek to make it easier for developers to build more affordable for-sale housing by reducing the threat of lawsuits for construction defects, and Legal and immigration experts say that a federal judge’s decision allowing detainees in a privately-run Aurora immigration detention center to move forward with a class action suit alleging were forced to work with little or no pay may spark similar cases across the country.

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