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A bill that sought more scrutiny of the teaming of state and privately-backed road projects has failed to make it any further than Gov. John Hickenlooper's desk. Senate Bill 197 — a bill that would have provided greater oversight and … more
Over the years, Tom Tancredo has been called an extremist and a racist and countless other pejoratives. And, most recently, a fellow Republican in a crowded GOP field looking to unseat Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper said that a Tancredo … more
Scott Gessler is proud to be nicknamed after a ferocious weasel. A few years ago, Democrats started calling the Republican secretary of state the “honey badger,” stemming from a viral YouTube video about the tenacious African mammal. The … more
Bob Beauprez wants voters to think of John Elway before casting their ballots in the Republican gubernatorial primary later this month. Beauprez lost a 2006 gubernatorial bid to former Gov. Bill Ritter by 15 points. While he has received the … more
It makes sense for a guy with the least amount of name recognition among a crowded field of Republican candidates for governor to spend time with Coloradans whom he believes have been considered an afterthought. Recently, Mike Kopp kicked off a … more
The room erupted in whoops and cheers as Jane Barnes took the stage. She even received a standing ovation by fellow party constituents. Barnes, former member of the Jefferson County Board of Education, is the GOP pick for the state house … more
Three bills that became law last week aim to alleviate the high cost of child care in Colorado. The laws, signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper on May 22, address a number of financial areas and are a response to Colorado being the fifth least … more
A new law guarantees that arrested juvenile defendants will receive a lawyer when they face a judge for the first time. The law addresses a “concerning” statistic indicating that 45 percent of children go through the entire judicial process … more
A Highlands Ranch legislator hopes that a new marijuana law will help keep the drug out of the hands of children. Gov. John Hickenlooper on May 21 signed into law a bill that aims to distinguish cannabis-infused edibles like candy and cookies … more
In front of a group of school children who are just starting to grasp basic arithmetic, Gov. John Hickenlooper on May 21 signed into law a pair of complex, multimillion dollar school finance measures. The new laws will allow a state school … more
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