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Colorado Democrat Joe Neguse launches bid for 2nd Congressional District seat: ‘It’s up to us to fight back’

Joe Neguse, executive director of the state Department of Regulatory Agencies and a former CU regent, addresses Colorado Democrats at the party's biennial reorganization meeting on Saturday, March 11, 2017. On Tuesday, June 13, 2017, he declared he's running for Congress in the 2nd District. (Photo by Ernest Luning/Colorado Politics)

Vowing to fight President Donald Trump’s “disastrous agenda,” Democrat Joe Neguse, the son of Eritrean immigrants and a former CU regent, declared Tuesday he’s running for the 2nd Congressional District seat held by U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor.

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Strategist: Democrat Joe Neguse ‘near certain’ to run for Jared Polis’ 2nd District congressional seat

Joe Neguse, executive director of the state Department of Regulatory Agencies and a former CU regent, addresses Colorado Democrats at the party's biennial reorganization meeting on Saturday, March 11, 2017. (Photo by Ernest Luning/Colorado Politics)

Democrat Joe Neguse, executive director of the state Department of Regulatory Agencies and a former CU regent, is “near certain” to run for the 2nd Congressional District seat held by fellow Democrat Jared Polis, who announced Sunday morning he’s running for governor, according to a top Democratic strategist close to Neguse.

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Griego and Gallegos: Beall way off-base with his criticisms of CU

Irene Griego

It’s unfortunate that professor Jeffrey Beall has such an inaccurate view of his own university (“Beall: It’s time for regime change at the University of Colorado” Statesman May 17). Certainly it’s fair for faculty or others to criticize leadership for real or perceived problems, but we believe professor Beall missed the mark in several of […]

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New President Donald Trump greeted by Colorado well-wishers, protesters

A group of Coloradans attended President Donald Trump's inauguration in Washington D.C. Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, including Father Andre Mahanna; state Rep. Clarice Navarro, R-Pueblo, Colorado Trump campaign operative Patrick Davis, Dede Laugesen and William Mutch. (Courtesy photo)
America received a new president last week who brings to Colorado the same controversies that marked his tumultuous election campaign. The inauguration ceremonies in Washington included thousands of Coloradans who came to either protest or support Donald Trump. Heather Toth, Colorado organizer of the Women’s March on Washington, said she marched in Washington to let […]

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Study examines the question, ‘What is the secret to rural economic resiliency?’

A recent study highlights how some of Colorado's smaller, rural counties have achieved economic resiliency, despite hurdles such as low population and few workers. (Courtesy Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade)
The smaller, rural counties of Colorado often experience a different – many would say less healthy – economic reality than most of the state’s population in the more heavily populated Front Range counties. While that may not be news, a recent study details what residents of those smaller counties have found helps them be economically […]

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International student numbers up in Colorado

Enrollment of international students at Colorado colleges and universities is up 5 percent, according to figures released by StudyColorado, a state initiative to promote international student enrollment at 24 state institutions of higher education.
International student enrollment continues to climb at Colorado higher education institutions, according to data released by the Institute of International Education. The five percent increase suggests Colorado is gaining traction among students looking for a high-quality higher education experience abroad, according to a news release from StudyColorado, a state initiative to encourage and promote international […]

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