Ernest LuningErnest LuningOctober 3, 20174min2047

Democratic attorney general candidate Phil Weiser broke a record he set in the last fundraising quarter, raking in $368,000 for the quarter that ended Sept. 30, his campaign announced Tuesday. It's more money than any attorney general candidate has raised in a quarter since the imposition of strict campaign finance limits on Colorado races following the 2002 election cycle.


Ernest LuningErnest LuningJune 22, 201710min888

Democratic candidates for Colorado attorney general this week tore into Republican incumbent Cynthia Coffman’s month-old decision to appeal a court ruling critics say could bring a halt to oil and gas production in the state, with two of the Democrats vowing to scrap the appeal if elected and one of them lashing his primary opponents for not weighing in sooner.

Rachael WrightRachael WrightJune 15, 20178min302
Thirty Years Ago this Week in The Colorado Statesman … On election night, 1987, incumbent Mayor Federico Peña went on to capture 79,674 votes for 51 percent of the total vote compared to challenger Don Bain’s 49 percent. The highlight (or lowlight) of the evening, was Peña’s sweltering downtown headquarters where 1,000 people crammed into […]

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John TomasicJohn TomasicMarch 16, 20175min484

House <a href="http://leg.colorado.gov/committees/judiciary/2017-regular-session" target="_blank">Judiciary Committee</a> Democrats Thursday evening passed Thornton Rep. Joe Salazar’s states’ rights Ralph Carr Freedom Defense Act. The bill now heads to the House floor for debate. House Bill <a href="http://leg.colorado.gov/bills/hB17-1230" target="_blank">1230</a>, the “Ralph Carr Freedom Defense Act,” aims to head off involvement on the part of Colorado state and local officials in any federal government efforts to illegally or unconstitutionally target for monitoring or detention Coloradans based on race, ethnicity, national origin, immigration status, or religious affiliation.