Mark JaffeMark JaffeMarch 15, 20184min508

A bill to focus and enhance reporting of oil and gas industry spills and accidents cleared the House Transportation Energy Committee Wednesday over the objections of the oil and gas industry. The bill, House Bill 1157, passed with the committee’s eight Democrats voting for it and the five Republicans opposing it. The lesigation is a copy of the reporting rules for Utah, according to State Rep. KC Becker, D-Boulder, the bill’s sponsor.


Marianne GoodlandMarianne GoodlandOctober 31, 20179min728
Colorado lawmakers today decided to sponsor legislation that will help the state Division of Parks and Wildlife recharge the state inspection program designed to prevent invasive aquatic species in Colorado waterways. The General Assembly’s interim Water Resources Review Committee voted today to carry the “Mussels-Free Colorado Act” in the next legislative session, which begins on […]

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Jared WrightJared WrightJuly 21, 201639min427

DENVER — Today is the day Republican nominee for president Donald Trump will deliver his big speech in front of the Colorado delegation and the rest of the convention crowd and nation. Yep, the old convention nomination acceptance speech, every presidential candidate's biggest chance to set the tone for the rest of the election. Coincidently, today is also Get to Know Your Customer Day ... and Invite an Alien to Live with you Day. So, happy .... those, uh, interesting .... things! Some of the Colorado delegation was impressed by Indiana Gov. and vice presidential running mate Mike Pence's speech last night, but they seemed more impressed with Ted Cruz's recalcitrant speech. While today is indeed Donald Trump's chance to give himself a solid launch into General Election season, last night Ted Cruz launched his own Senate re-election campaign — at least that's what you would think from his fundraising email sent just after his defiant prime-time address in front of the nation ... even though he's not up for re-election until 2018. Hey it's never to early, right? (Read to the end for a classic quote from a top Republican political operative on Cruz and RMGO).