Southwest Chief Commission could steer trains up the Front Range

Author: Joey Bunch - February 15, 2017 - Updated: February 15, 2017

The volunteer state commission that’s keptĀ Amtrak’s Southwest Chief rumbling across southern Colorado could begin work soon to bring passenger rail up the Front Range. Pueblo Sen. Leroy Garcia got SenateĀ Bill 153 out of his chamber’s Local Government Committee Tuesday with a unanimous vote Tuesday afternoon. The bill preserves the Southwest Chief Commission and expands its […]

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.