Politics and Government

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University of Denver professor joins slate of Democrats running for U.S. Senate

David Goldfischer filed his paperwork on Monday, adding his name to a Democratic field that had been shrinking since former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper joined the race

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Colorado’s recall fever arrives in Idaho Springs, where leaders fear damage to their town’s renaissance

Mayor Michael Hillman is being targeted because of what some in the Clear Creek County community fear is too much change too quickly without enough citizen input

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

As Colorado’s anti-abortion pregnancy centers strengthen, abortion-rights advocates work to “expose” alleged “fake clinics”

Colorado has more than 50 religious-based pregnancy centers that encourage women to carry babies to term. In some rural areas, they are the only option.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Community health clinics are barred under a federal gag rule from helping women find an abortion. Here’s what they must say instead.

Two health providers walked away from the federal dollars this year, but the rest opted to follow the gag rule

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Wolf supporters say they gathered 200,000 signatures, enough for reintroduction question on 2020 ballot

Opponents of Colorado wolf reintroduction are preparing a public education campaign as the battle over the animals shifts into a new gear

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$10 million poured into 2019 election, but big money couldn’t push Proposition CC to passage

A look at the final campaign cash reports shows plenty of dark money on Proposition CC and two major players betting big on Proposition DD.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

10 states use bottle deposits to boost recycling rates. Could it work for Colorado?

States with bottle bills have some of the highest recycling rates in the country. But many were implemented before curbside recycling came to fruition.

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Owner, operator of Shooters Grill in Rifle launches conservative primary challenge to Republican Scott Tipton

Lauren Boebert says U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, has been “utterly silent” as “left-wing lunatics are taking a wrecking ball to our country.”

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State lawmaker from southeast Colorado dies after long battle with cancer

Lewis, who was battling cancer for a third time, died at home on her ranch in Las Animas County