Posted inColoradans, Environment, News, Outdoors, Politics and Government

Great American Outdoors Act heads to Trump as Cory Gardner leans on measure in reelection bid

Congress on Wednesday sent President Donald Trump a major, bipartisan public lands bill that has become a pillar of Republican Cory Gardner’s reelection campaign in Colorado, finalizing the swift passage of a measure seen as an election-year gift to the U.S. senator.  The U.S. House approved the Great American Outdoors Act, which would achieve the […]

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Opinion: Cory Gardner is at it again. Don’t fall for a fake concession.

Cory Gardner is at it again. Trying to put a glossy polish on a fake concession and sell it as a hard-earned victory for Coloradans. First, there were the ventilators. Gardner was thrilled to t​alk​ about his hard-fought effort to secure 100 ventilators for Colorado, until we learned he let the Trump administration redirect 400 […]

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Coronavirus dampens debut of program to give mobile home owners a fighting chance in disputes

Nearly a week ago, the long-awaited mechanism designed to level the playing field for mobile home owners in their beefs with the park owners who control the ground beneath them finally went live — May 1, right on schedule.  Some expected that, after years of pent-up frustration, residents would quickly send a flood of complaints […]

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Colorado’s mobile home owners are about to get more leverage in disputes with park owners

New rules have begun to take shape to help Colorado mobile home owners at odds with their park-owning landlords, with the first phase outlining thousands of dollars in potential fines for parks that violate the law and providing protection for home owners from landlord retaliation. The rules, part of last year’s revamp of the Mobile […]

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Parked: New state law brings hope to Colorado’s mobile-home residents

On a late-August Sunday afternoon, state Rep. Meg Froelich readied the meeting room at the Sheridan Library for a town hall with constituents. There was one item on the agenda: a recently enacted law designed to give mobile-home owners more protections and a way to handle disputes with the managers and park owners who control […]