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Western guvs’ tilt on Endangered Species Act gets thumbs-up from landowners

On the same day they heard Trump administration Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke bemoan a “breach of trust” between the public and the federal government in the West, the region’s governors called for changes in a federal law they say bears some of the blame for that breach. The Western Governors Association adopted a resolution at their annual meeting […]

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Environment Colorado plans to spend $400k campaigning in congressional districts

Environment Colorado

Environment Colorado is dropping $400,000 on staff this summer to knock on doors in all seven congressional districts, but the topic of their discussions isn’t next year’s election and who voters should choose. The Denver-based advocacy group wants to talk about Colorado Sens. Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet. But mostly they’re pressuring Gardner, a Republican […]

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Noonan: Three strong candidates for CD7 can set a vision for Dems across the nation

Paula Noonan
The 2018 election will scramble the political scene in Colorado. Two Democratic U.S. representatives are vying for governor. Three prominent state Democratic legislators from Jefferson and Adams counties will go after the open 7th Congressional District seat vacated by US Rep. Ed Perlmutter.

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Interior chief to Colorado’s Cory Gardner: Ancients ain’t on the bubble

So, maybe all us Coloradans at last can stop our worrying, OK? U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner’s office even provided a video clip of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke confirming for Gardner in a committee hearing Tuesday what Gov. John Hickenlooper had concluded earlier this year: that Canyons of the Ancients National Monument in Southwest Colorado isn’t going […]

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