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Amy Oliver CookeAmy Oliver CookeAugust 2, 20187min3515

Late last summer, and with great fanfare, Xcel Energy announced its proposal to close the Comanche I & II power units in Pueblo a decade ahead of schedule. They offered as replacement the euphemistically titled “Colorado Energy Plan” (CEP), a massive $2.5 billion fuel-switching scheme to move its Colorado customers away from baseload, reliable hydrocarbons in favor of intermittent renewables, predominantly industrial wind.


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Colorado PoliticsColorado PoliticsMay 31, 20184min1286

Colorado's 2nd Congressional District Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis is attempting to pull the rug out from under hardworking Coloradans by repealing the recent federal tax reform. His "Students Over Special Interests Act" supposedly would use the money from the tax cut to cancel federal student loan debt. Yet, it would raise Coloradans’ federal taxes and slash Colorado’s state budget revenue. That's because the tax reform could add as much as $300 million to Colorado's state budget, according to the Colorado Fiscal Institute.