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Republicans: Time to trim governor’s emergency powers

In theory, Gov. Jared Polis could keep Colorado under emergency-declaration status for as long as he’s leading the state, giving himself broad powers that he wouldn’t otherwise be able to wield...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Meet the Marine and Blackwater-connected candidate running to unseat Boebert

He served as a Marine. He worked as a high-powered consultant and commercial banker. He was an adviser and business partner to Erik Prince, the controversial former owner of the now-defunct...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

State senator launches campaign to unseat Lauren Boebert

State Sen. Kerry Donovan on Wednesday filed paperwork launching her campaign to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert next year. Donovan, a Vail Democrat, made her 3rd Congressional District...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rep. Ken Buck says he won’t challenge Michael Bennet in 2022 Senate race

Colorado Republican Ken Buck ruled out a 2022 U.S. Senate bid on Thursday night, ending speculation that he may try to challenge Democratic incumbent Michael Bennet next year in a repeat of their...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado sports betting quickly benefits state water projects

Colorado voters’ gamble may have quickly paid off after all. Sports betting got off to a hot start, meaning enough tax revenue has already been collected to start benefiting Colorado’s Water Plan...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado to decide whether students take standardized tests

The question of whether Colorado should press forward with standardized testing for elementary and middle school students in 2021 despite the coronavirus pandemic is gearing up to be one of the...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. census delays threaten to upend Colorado’s redistricting process

Delays by the U.S. Census Bureau in sharing detailed population data are threatening to upend Colorado’s new redistricting process ahead of the 2022 election, injecting uncertainty into a...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grand Junction fights to keep BLM headquarters under Biden administration

President Joe Biden’s first day in office spurred to action a team of Mesa County “first responders” who are working to keep the federal Bureau of Land Management headquarters in Grand Junction...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Son of powerful Denver lobbyist is pardoned by Trump

The son of powerful Denver lobbyist Norm Brownstein was pardoned by President Donald Trump early Wednesday as Trump prepared to leave office. Drew “Bo” Brownstein, who ran a hedge fund, pleaded...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

7 ways Joe Biden’s presidency may quickly affect Colorado

As President Joe Biden takes office Wednesday, the new administration and a new party in power will usher in immediate changes, some of which will have a disproportionate impact on Colorado. ...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

How Democratic control in Washington and Colorado work together

When Democrats regained control of the Colorado legislature in 2019, they started taking action in response to President Donald Trump and a deadlocked Congress. That included passing legislation...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two big-name Democrats exploring 2022 bids to unseat Lauren Boebert

Two well-known Democratic state lawmakers say they are already exploring whether to launch a bid to unseat U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert next year, just weeks into the fiery Republican’s term. It’s the...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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