Politics and Government

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Arizona lawmakers under pressure to approve seven-state Colorado River drought plan before federal deadline

After years of work, the West is “tantalizingly close” to shoring up water supplies in Lake Powell, Lake Mead

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Gov. Jared Polis unveils ambitious, expensive plans in first State of the State. Here’s the speech, annotated.

The Democrat’s remarks left lawmakers on both sides of the aisle anxious about how to cover the costs

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WATCH: Colorado Gov. Jared Polis delivers his first State of the State address

Jared Polis will take to the podium at 11 a.m. in the Colorado House chamber to speak to all 100 state lawmakers and other gathered guests and politicians.

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Rocky Mountain National Park begins tapping recreation fees to pay some workers

Some staff may soon get paid, but ripple effect has contractors unable to get back pay, research on hold and local shops searching for sales alternatives

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Oil rigs may draw protests, but Colorado’s pipelines could get pinched by Democratic lawmakers

Comments by Colorado House Speaker KC Becker confirm that oil and gas companies, pleased after voters killed setback rule, will be in crosshairs of Democratic majority

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Colorado’s new attorney general plans legal action against Trump administration over health care, citizenship question

Phil Weiser says “there is going to be an ongoing opportunity for us to join a range of lawsuits that are protecting our Colorado way of life (and) our population and standing up for the rule of law.”

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U.S. Rep. Ken Buck, who declared GOP “is dead,” makes bid to lead state party

The contest for Colorado Republican Party chairman is expected to pit establishment Republicans against loyalists to President Donald Trump.

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Unemployment claims by federal employees up in Colorado as government shutdown drags on

Patent office and federal courts running out of reserve funds while SNAP faces end-of-the-month funding deadlines

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Colorado and the 2018-19 federal shutdown: What’s open, what’s not and what’s kind of open

You can still file a patent but not an IPO. National parks are open but the bathrooms are closed. US Courts are open for another week or so.