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Kelly SloanKelly SloanDecember 20, 20156min82
The Colorado office of R&R Partners hosted their annual holiday party on what became a snow-packed evening for the metro area last Tuesday, December 15th. Billed as an “ugly sweater party”, the event drew a collection of unique attire, and some prominent names from the state’s political and business communities. R&R Partners is one of […]

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John TomasicJohn TomasicDecember 20, 20157min64
Tim Jackson, president and CEO of the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association, will be pushing lawmakers next year to simplify the patchwork tax regime in Colorado that he said places an enormous burden on businesses in the state. “Colorado has the most complicated structure,” he said Thursday at an event hosted by the free-enterprise and business-promotion […]

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Ramsey ScottRamsey ScottDecember 20, 20157min71
Democratic lawmakers have teamed with the libertarian Independence Institute to craft 2016 legislation that would lower a major hurdle for Coloradans seeking access to public records. In an unusual pairing of players from opposite sides of the political spectrum, state Sen. John Kefalas, D-Fort Collins, and state Rep. Dan Pabon, D-Denver, are working with liberty-politics […]

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Ernest LuningErnest LuningDecember 18, 201512min80
Hillary Clinton’s go to Viking, a man with bona fide political chops A television screen filled with images of protesters and vigils and presidential candidates competes for space on one of Denver attorney Steve Farber’s office walls, chock-a-block between framed newspaper clippings, memorabilia and photographs of Farber with some of the most recognizable faces in […]

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Ben WeinbergDecember 17, 201512min75
While retailers often give special status to “Black Friday,” the putative date on which most retail businesses become profitable for the year, in the beverage business we talk about “O-N-D,” which stands for October-November-December. These are the months in which wine, beer, and spirits purveyors sell the vast majority of their products. There are no […]

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John TomasicJohn TomasicDecember 17, 20158min45
At a Republican presidential debate watch party held at Capitol Cigars on Tuesday, the crowd started out thin and skeptical and, even though the bourbon flowed copiously and the crowd grew over the course of the debate, the attitude toward the candidates never much improved. “The media would do better just giving us public service […]

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Ernest LuningErnest LuningDecember 17, 201513min59
Former Colorado Republican Party Chairman Ryan Call is among at least 10 candidates who could be vying to replace state Rep. Jack Tate after the Centennial lawmaker was appointed to fill a vacancy in the state Senate on Saturday. Tate will take over on Dec. 31 for state Sen. David Balmer, R-Centennial, who is retiring […]

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John TomasicJohn TomasicDecember 15, 201515min84
A high-profile bipartisan group of former lawmakers and state officials are reworking and resubmitting a ballot initiative that would transform the process through which voting districts are drawn in Colorado. The news comes after the project was unveiled last month with a splash, drawing approval from newspaper editorial boards but sharp criticism on the left […]

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John TomasicJohn TomasicDecember 15, 20154min72
The House Ethics Committee on Monday dismissed a complaint that U.S. Rep. Jared Polis last year used public resources to act as fleeting pitchman for a video game company and for a Boulder-based men’s clothing designer. “I’m glad the ethics committee promptly and unanimously dismissed this matter and found no violation,” Polis said in a […]

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John TomasicJohn TomasicDecember 14, 201510min54
The attendees at this year’s Leadership Program of the Rockies holiday party on Thursday at the Wellshire Event Center in Denver smiled and laughed and expounded readily on the philosophical and practical genius that launched the American republic. They also let out comic groans about the present state of national electoral politics generally and the […]

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