Nominations are open for the Governor’s Service Awards, presented annually to recognize Colorado residents and organizations for their contributions to volunteerism and service throughout the state, Gov. John Hickenlooper’s office announced this week.
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From offensive mascots to the funding renewable energy programs, Colorado Politics had another busy week delivering the news to the most politically engaged audience in the state. (You’re one of them.) We had a lot of stories to choose from, but here are the ones we think will bear worth watching as the respective discussions […]
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 […]
Gov. John Hickenlooper’s office is expected to request on Tuesday that state budget writers approve supplemental funding for the Colorado Energy Office after the legislature hit an impasse at the end of the legislative session. The governor’s office is asking for $3.1 million to preserve the office, which, in addition to promoting renewable energy, also […]
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican, on Monday called on Senate Republicans to invite Democrats to the table and bring negotiations over health care legislation into the open.
After a years-long court battle with a neighbor, a West Slope Colorado family has won a jury verdict in Delta County District Court affirming its right to operate a 15,000-hen egg farm under Colorado’s “right to farm” law. The case is said to have far-reaching implications for farming as well as property rights in general, […]
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman and his wife, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman, are divorcing, Colorado Politics learned Monday.
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne will hold a private meeting Friday to talk about the Republican health care plan, which itself is shrouded in secrecy awaiting an unveiling and a vote in the Senate. Democratic activists across the country, including in Denver, have staged marches and publicity around […]
U.S. Attorney General Sessions wants Congress to allow federal prosecutors to target legal medical marijuana providers, but Colorado officials and members of the state’s congressional delegation say they like things the way they are.
Vowing to fight President Donald Trump’s “disastrous agenda,” Democrat Joe Neguse, the son of Eritrean immigrants and a former CU regent, declared Tuesday he’s running for the 2nd Congressional District seat held by U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor.