KOPEL: WOMEN FINALLY GET A BREAK
Colorado’s “mortality” or “life expectancy” tables in CRS 13-25-102 and 103 are a dozen years out of place (use of life expectancy as of 1998).
KOPEL: REMEMBRANCES OF A FINE COLLEAGUE
John B. Davoren Jr. loved a good story, as should any retired journalist.
John, a Democratic political moderate died at age 84 on Nov. 2, 2010 while the national Democrats suffered their biggest election losses in many decades.
KOPEL: SNAFU IN COLORADO
Mark Oct. 3 on your calendar. That’s the date 134 years ago when voters in Colorado went to the polls for the first general election as a state. They began the election with a big error.
KOPEL: LOCAL PRODUCTION IS AN EGG-CEPTIONAL IDEA
By Jerry Kopel
Colorado legislators were modernizing laws in 2009 protecting quality in eggs by keeping them at the right temperature.
KOPEL: GOCO 18 YEARS LATER
When is the best time to revise a successful law? When it is framed in language that would entice some future appointee to seek to abuse the law. That is where the Great Outdoors Colorado Program sits.
KOPEL: DOCTOR SHORTAGE HITS HOME
There are now nearly a MILLION of them.
A million what or who? Active physicians in the United States.
KOPEL: DEMOCRAT AND REPUBLICAN STATS
It only happened once in the combination of 19th and 20th Century Colorado. What? A legislature controlled by Democrats in the House and Senate with a Republican as governor.
From 1901 through 2010, Democrats have controlled both the House and Senate 14 times (28 years) and in 13 of the 14, there was a Democratic governor. Only in 2005-06 did the opposite happen, a Democrat House and Senate and two years of Gov. Bill Owens’ eight years in that office.
KOPEL: POLITICAL POTPOURRI
A mélange of subjects, from the “Rule of 78” on credit insurance, Sunrise on medical marijuana dispensaries, to ghost committees.
KOPEL: PLAYING THE NUMBERS
Maryland won the battle and Colorado lost.
KOPEL: WHAT ARE THE ODDS?
Do you really believe your future lottery “luck” is just a matter of chance?