Ernest LuningErnest LuningSeptember 15, 201613min306

Ten Years Ago this week in The Colorado Statesman … Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper was joined by Lakewood Mayor Steve Burkholder, Fort Collins Mayor Doug Hutchinson, Colorado Forum director Gail Klapper, former Colorado State University president Al Yates and others to unveil the Colorado Climate Project, aimed at developing a plan to reduce the state’s contribution and vulnerability to a climate disrupted by human activities.


Ernest LuningErnest LuningMarch 24, 201610min335

Twenty Years Ago this week in The Colorado Statesman … Gov. Roy Romer wielded his veto pen “with open hands urging reconciliation and respect,” rejecting a bill that would have outlawed same-sex marriages in Colorado. Romer said he spent many hours studying the question and, despite an intense campaign waged by supporters and opponents, wound up about where he had started before the bill landed on his desk. The legislation, sponsored by state Rep. Marilyn Musgrave, R-Fort Morgan, and state Sen. Ben Alexander, R-Montrose, “was ...


Lynn BartelsLynn BartelsMarch 8, 20167min478

A who’s who of female politicians — including former House majority leaders Norma Anderson to Amy Stephens — showed up Sunday for the premiere of the documentary they starred in, “Strong Sisters,” which examines women and Colorado politics. The bipartisan film, produced by Meg Kruizenga Froelich and Laura Hoeppner, looks at the many firsts for women in Colorado but notes how they haven fall short when it comes to higher office.