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COPO BEST OF THE WEEK: Beauprez’s fix for Colo. politics, double whammy for taxpayers and more

Author: Mark Harden - June 29, 2018 - Updated: June 29, 2018


Here’s our recap of some of our best stories of the week from the Colorado Politics staff.

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Former Colorado Republican congressman and gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez checks on some of the 350 bison he and his family raise on Eagle’s Wing Ranch, their 1,300-acre bison ranch in Jackson County, Colo., photographed June 15, 2018. Photo by Andy Colwell for Colorado Politics.

> COVER STORY | Bob Beauprez: Colo.’s partisan past should bend toward the middle

> Taxpayers pay for both sides of Gessler ethics lawsuit, but how much?

> COPO SPECIAL REPORT: Colorado 2018 primary roundup

> FDA approves prescription-grade CBD oil for rare epilepsy disorders

> Colo. parents, nonprofit leaders react to FDA approval of CBD-based drug

> 2020 visions: Will one of these Democrats win the White House?

> Hickenlooper plans to ‘sort through’ presidential decision this summer

> 2 Coloradans are on Trump’s short list for U.S. Supreme Court

> Colorado gets 2 dozen new laws, new budget Sunday

> Q&A with Sandra Hagen Solin | A Capitol insider talks transportation, #MeToo

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Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner, at left, stands against global poverty at a meeting in Washington with, from left, Sen. Joni Ernst, U2 singer and activist Bonor and Sen. Todd Young. (Photo courtesy of Sen. Todd Young’s office via Twitter)

> Lamborn, Coffman to negotiate defense spending bill

> Space Force: Last service split was like messy divorce

> Local governments get $40.1 million to offset tax loss from federal lands

> US Supreme Court tosses another gay-wedding ruling, citing Masterpiece case

> INSIGHTS: Public loses authority to police campaign finance

> In the name of love (and business): Gardner stands with Bono on global poverty

> Colorado Springs advocates rally to protest ‘barbaric’ immigration policy


Mark Harden

Mark Harden

Mark Harden is managing editor of Colorado Politics. He previously was news director at the Denver Business Journal; city editor, online news editor, state editor, national editor and popular music critic at The Denver Post; and an editor and reporter at newspapers in the Seattle area and San Francisco.