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ICYMI: Hemp bill hot water, redistricting outcry in El Paso County, Aurora performing arts center in the works

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A bill designed to help an Arkansas Valley hemp farmer in a water dispute with the federal government landed state Sen. Don Coram, R-Montrose, in some hot water with at least one constituent. Coram sponsored Senate Bill 117, which recognizes industrial

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Senate committee OKs condo construction bill to require arbitration

State Sen. Owen Hill, R-Colorado Springs, discusses his Senate Bill 156, to require that condo associations use arbitration to settle disputes over construction defects before taking builders to court, at a rally on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at the state Capitol. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

A Republican-sponsored bill to require condominium owners and builders to submit disputes over construction problems to arbitration or mediation passed its first hurdle Monday, winning bipartisan approval in a Senate committee. But opponents call the legislation’s central component a nonstarter and predict the bill will meet its demise in the Democratic-controlled House, despite plenty of […]

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Veteran, 99, from Lakewood to get honors from Perlmutter

Buford Johnson never rose above the rank of Army private first class during World War II, but heroism for a veteran isn’t measured in stripes. The 99-year-old Lakewood resident will receive his many medals and ribbons anew on Friday morning from U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter. His honors include the Bronze Star for heroism and the […]

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Democrats Kerr, Pettersen poised to run for Perlmutter’s seat if he runs for governor

State Sen. Andy Kerr, D-Lakewood, state Rep. Brittany Pettersen, D-Lakewood, and U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter speak with constituents at a town hall sponsored by Lakewood legislators on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at the Lakewood Cultural Center. (Photos by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Two Lakewood Democrats say they’re likely to run next year for the 7th Congressional District seat represented by U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter if the six-term incumbent Democrat jumps in the race for governor. State Rep. Brittany Pettersen told The Colorado Statesman this week that she will run for the suburban congressional seat if Perlmutter seeks […]

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Rooney Valley: ‘One of the last undeveloped areas’

The City of Lakewood and Town of Morrison are set to adopt a master plan for the Rooney Valley that identifies millions of cubic feet of potential commercial and residential development of an area described as one of the last undeveloped areas in the metro Denver area.
Just under 1,000 acres of scenic valley land on the west side of Lakewood and north of Morrison, described as one of the last such areas in metro Denver, could see millions of cubic feet of commercial and residential development over the next 20 years, according to a proposed master plan revision. It is adjacent […]

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