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Senate Republicans to lead Colorado Springs rally for charter schools Thursday

Charter School funding

Republicans in the Colorado legislature are expected to turn out strong Thursday for a lunchtime rally for charter schools in Colorado Springs. A Celebration of Charter School Families begins at 12:30 p.m. at Colorado Springs Early Colleges at 4405 N. Chestnut St. The rally is sponsored by the conservative school choice organization Ready CO and the […]

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Brauchler charges governor ‘violated state law’ when he granted pardon to Lima-Marin

District Attorney George Brauchler addresses the Arapahoe County GOP assembly on March 29, 2017, in Englewood. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

George Brauchler, the Republican district attorney for the 18th Judicial District, said Friday night he believes Gov. John Hickenlooper broke the law when he granted a pardon to Rene Lima-Marin, a 38-year-old Aurora man who faces deportation to his native Cuba after a judge freed him earlier this week from a Colorado prison.

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Legislative session ends with less than expected for Colorado highways, but inroads for charter schools

The Colorado legislative session was supposed to be all about funding transportation, but lawmakers spoke more about inroads and progress Wednesday as they adjourned the 120-day General Assembly. Roads got a fraction of what lawmakers said they hoped to raise in January. Two bills would have allowed voters to decide on raising billions of dollars for projects […]

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