West Slope lawmakers: The Front Range is bleeding rivers dry

Author: Joey Bunch - March 13, 2017 - Updated: March 13, 2017

Seven Western Colorado legislators have a message for Gov. John Hickenlooper, but really it’s for the Front Range: the West Slope is tapped out. “An abundance of additional West Slope water available to the Front Range is an illusion,” says the letter to Hickenlooper signed bySens. Randy Baumgardner, Don Coram and Ray Scott, as well […]

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.