There’s been plenty of buzz about potential candidates of both persuasions for the open seat in the 2nd Congressional District next year now that five-term incumbent Democrat Jared Polis is running for governor. But state Sen. Kevin Lundberg, the Berthoud Republican who ran against Polis in 2012, wants to make it clear he isn’t one […]
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…Courtesy of Colorado Peak Politics. The other day we cited Colorado Pols’ insights on which Republicans might want to vie for one of the longer shots in state politics — representing the GOP in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Jared Polis in the decidedly Democratic 2nd Congressional District. Citing “speculation,” Pols named state Sen. […]
…even if they don’t stand much of a chance of capturing the seat being vacated by five-term U.S. Rep. Jared Polis in the indelibly Democratic, Boulder-centered district. Still, thanks to Colorado Pols for profiling a couple of prospects for the GOP nomination in the upcoming race. Polis of course has announced his intention to run […]
When Routt County Treasurer Brita Horn and some of her neighbors realized they lived in a large, sparsely populated patch of the state that wasn’t covered by fire protection services, they put together their own volunteer fire department. Some 244 square miles between Steamboat Springs and Vail, it turned out, fell between areas covered by […]
State Sen. Kevin Lundberg, a Berthoud Republican and former congressional candidate, announced Thursday he’s testing the waters for a campaign for state treasurer in next year’s election.
Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday signed the upcoming year’s budget, known as the Long Appropriations Bill, praising legislators on both sides of the aisle for coming together to avert “draconian” cuts while safeguarding spending on health care and schools.
Supporters are lining up to get behind a referendum approved by lawmakers to ask voters next year whether to lower the minimum age to serve in the General Assembly from 25 to 21.
Debate inside and outside the Legislature around how to best implement the state’s new voter-approved open primary elections has grown hotter by the hour as the legislative session barrels toward closing day. On Monday, the Senate advanced Senate Bill 305 to the House. The bill is meant to guide the secretary of state’s office in […]
My pal Charles Ashby of the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel shined a light Friday on a last-minute bill that calls into question how open voters intended primaries to be when they passed Proposition 107 and Proposition 108 last year. Proposition 107 created a presidential primary for Colorado, and Proposition 108 allows unaffiliated voters to participate […]
State Sen. John Kafalas, the diminutive Democrat from Fort Collins, drew a word-picture of himself climbing onto a Harley Davidson. “I know it’s hard t believe, but I’ve ridden Harleys, and as long as they’re low riders, I can touch the ground and hold the bike up,” he said, drawing howls from the chamber. “Back […]