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Biden administration ends oil, gas lease sales from public land through June

The petroleum industry and its Republican allies in Congress have said the oil and gas moratorium will harm the economies of Western states without putting a significant dent in climate change

Energy

Littwin: Yes, there has been another mass gun killing. Yes, there will be more.

It was the third mass killing in Indianapolis this year. Biden says the gun-violence epidemic is a stain on our character. But who’s going to wipe the stain clean?

Opinion Columns

Sen. Buckner: It’s time to pass legislation to improve maternal health outcomes in Colorado

The Birth Equity Bill Package paves the way to undoing inequities for our families experiencing the highest rates of mistreatment and infant and maternal mortality.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: This year brings a fresh chance to protect special lands across the West

Colorado’s U.S. senators have the power to change the conversation around conserving federal wildlands in the state.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: A Colorado labor leader reminds Biden that supporting workers and the environment is not an either-or choice

Biden’s decision to rescind the permit of the Keystone XL pipeline is the kind of over-correction that brings unintended consequences, especially for labor.

Opinion Columns

Biden taps ex-Obama official as Interior Department deputy, plans to nominate Tracy Stone-Manning to lead BLM

Tracy Stone-Manning, a former top aide to ex-Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, will be tapped by the president to lead the Bureau of Land Management, according to a person with knowledge of the plan

Outdoors

Opinion: A faith perspective on why Colorado should expand Colorado’s tax credits for working families

By closing loopholes and expanding tax credits that help working families, Colorado will be doing the right thing — both economically and from a perspective grounded in love for our neighbors.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: A Colorado education leader sees opportunity emerging from the COVID-19 chaos

Over the last year, in too many communities across the country, closed public systems have lurched from one crisis to the next, failing to either solve present challenges or imagine a different future.

Opinion Columns

Colorado finalizes decision to ease mask mandate as Biden administration begs states to stay the course

Gov. Jared Polis's new mask order allows people in about half of the state’s 64 counties — but only representing a fraction of Colorado’s population — to ditch their face coverings in the vast majority of public indoor places

Coronavirus

Joe Biden’s plan would spend $16B to clean up old mines and oil wells and support jobs to do it

Colorado Sen. Bennet also has introduced legislation to to clean up federal well and mine sites and strengthen bond requirements for drilling on public lands.

Energy

Littwin: Vaccinations speeding along in Colorado, but are they moving fast enough to forestall “impending doom”?

Polis agrees with Biden and Dr. Walensky to remain cautious in race against coronavirus spread, but how does that fit in with Colorado’s Dial 3.0 and its loosening restrictions?

Opinion Columns

Joe Biden rolls out diverse first slate of judicial nominees, including one for Colorado

Regina Rodriguez, a partner at WilmerHale and a former federal prosecutor, was formally nominated to an open position on the federal bench in Colorado

Politics and Government

Littwin: We know the mass shooting ritual too well — shock, heartbreak, anger and then depression as nothing is done

Joe Biden, who supports an assault weapon ban, said it was “a matter of timing” before he’d push for a bill. That means, of course, he lacks the votes.

Opinion Columns

Councilwoman Ortega, Sen. Moreno: “Building back better” means an opportunity for environmental justice for all communities

We can grow our economy while ensuring we leave future generations a healthier planet and future.

Opinion Columns

Kristi Burton Brown elected as next Colorado GOP chair, vows to bring “a new generation of leadership”

Burton Brown was serving as the vice chair of the state party. She got her start in politics as an anti-abortion advocate.

Politics and Government

Before the King Soopers shooting, Boulder had an assault-weapons ban. It violated state law.

Whether the Boulder ordinance could have stopped the massacre isn't fully clear, and may never been known

Crime and Courts

Littwin: We can say we’re shocked and horrified by the Boulder mass murders, but we can’t say we’re surprised

We no longer have the luxury of surprise. But now Biden is calling for Congress to ban assault rifles. And if, by some miracle, that were to happen, we would be astonished.

Opinion Columns

Democrats vow vote on gun background checks after Boulder shooting, but prospects seem dim

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said that every time there is a mass shooting, the Senate engages in "ridiculous theater" about gun control measures

Politics and Government

Littwin: Michael Bennet did important work in helping pass the child tax credit, but now Dems have to do it all over again

The law, which would cut child poverty by nearly half, expires in a year. It should be easy to extend, with 85% voter approval. But in the U.S. Senate, nothing comes easy.

Opinion Columns

Kamala Harris talks small business in Denver while Joe Biden touts coronavirus relief in Pennsylvania

Vice President Kamala Harris and husband Doug Emhoff were reinforcing the small business theme Tuesday with stops in Colorado

Politics and Government
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