Joey BunchJoey BunchOctober 19, 20173min203
Colorado is open to the idea of voting for candidates who don’t have a party, according to a survey released Thursday by the Centrist Project Institute. The survey indicates 85 percent of Coloradans would consider candidates who don’t belong to a party, and 53 percent don’t like the way Democrats and Republicans are running the […]

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Joey BunchJoey BunchOctober 4, 20172min4220

Wednesday, ideally, would have been the last day of the Gov. John Hickenlooper's special session to fix a tax error written into a law he signed in May. Instead, he has some extra time on his hands. At 9:30 a.m. Hickenlooper will join six other governors to formally announce a multi-state effort to set up charging stations for electric vehicles to improve their travel across the West. Colorado Politics told you about the early stages of the plan last December, when it included about 2,000 miles' worth of juice.


Joey BunchJoey BunchAugust 24, 20179min72
Sometime between now and November, a select committee of lawmakers will come up with their own ideas for the direction of Colorado’s 2-year-old water plan. It’s a bit of a change-up from the current role of the Colorado General Assembly, which for the past several years has done little more than write checks to implement […]

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Rachael WrightRachael WrightJune 8, 20178min54

Thirty Years Ago this Week in The Colorado Statesman … Elie Wiesel and Emil Hecht received honorary degrees in Humane Letters from the University of Denver at “A Triumph of Conscience” dinner which was attended by 1,400 distinguished eventgoers. Dr. Dwight Smith, Chancellor of the University of Denver, said the honors were bestowed on “two whose contributions to the welfare of humanity surpass our ability to ...


Rachael WrightRachael WrightJune 1, 20178min74

Thirty Years Ago this Week in the Colorado Statesman … State Rep. Faye Fleming, D-Th0rnton, switched her party affiliation from Democratic to Republican Feb. 14, 1987, only six weeks after she took office. One of her campaign contributors, United Steel Workers Local 8031, threatened to sue her for misrepresentation. The influential union also took to the streets contacting her constituents. A signature drive operation for Fleming’s recall had already been on the ground since March.