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In State of the State, Hickenlooper digs back into fiscal thicket

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper delivers his annual State of the State address to lawmakers and guests, as newly-elected Speaker of the House Crisanta Duran, D-Denver and Senate President Kevin Grantham, R-Canon City, look on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Gov. John Hickenlooper likely had to rewrite the State of the State speech he delivered Thursday, or at least rethink it. He surely thought he would be addressing a Legislature controlled by Democrats working in concert with a Clinton administration in Washington. Things didn’t turn out that way. Instead, the governor as speaking to the […]

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The Hot Sheet – Trump story gets YUUUGGGE, a mixed baggie of weed data, the cost of being ‘faithless,’ Oh, golly – another candidate for guv and … MORE!

DENVER — Same story, different year. With the start of the Colorado legislative session just 20 days off, media speculation and a tad bit of media bias is beginning to sprout through the freshly fallen snow; media bias in the sense of which bills, which lawmakers and which in-fighting will be the biggest news. Despite […]

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YESTERYEAR: Buckley scrutinized, newly elected Perlmutter nabs key committee seat

Twenty Years Ago this week in The Colorado Statesman … Republican Secretary of State Victoria Buckley found herself under a bit of a microscope with the legislative branch. Buckley was forced to defend her campaign’s actions, coming under fire by the Colorado General Assembly’s Audit Committee. The state auditor had released a report finding that […]

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The Hot Sheet – Boulder fearful of Trump, Gov. race ‘free-for-all,’ CO AG pushes back against openness?, a new voice for immigration reform and … MORE!

VOL. 01 NO. 198 | DECEMBER 5, 2016 | COLORADOSTATESMAN.COM/THE-HOT-SHEET | © 2016 DENVER — Start of a new week! We can’t decide whether to hum “Monday, Monday” or “Let it Snow.” Thoughts? Discuss … For political junkies, you could attend a Christmas party this weekend without discussions (speculation) shifting to the 2018 governor’s race or […]

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The Hot Sheet – Your teacher might not be a citizen, Hick in 2020?, Colorado doctors are conflicted, what’s up with Darryl Glenn and … MORE

VOL. 01 NO. 194 | NOVEMBER 29, 2016 | COLORADOSTATESMAN.COM/THE-HOT-SHEET | © 2016 DENVER — As surely all of us (those who are not living entirely off the grid) have been reminded recently … Just 26 shopping days until Christmas! Mercy already. Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday  Big Spending Every Other Day … Hold on to […]

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The Hot Sheet – Cops not necessarily citizens, Sen. Gardner has your golden tix, 10 homeless cost you millions, pot and gun rights and MORE …

DENVER — Good Tuesday to you and yours. If it’s a traveling day (“over the river and through the woods …”) for you, we do hope you arrive safely and possibly hungry. As you’ll notice, we are sharing several topics concerning our law enforcement today. With the recent police shootings (four this weekend) they have […]

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The Hot Sheet – Trump haters ‘chill,’ Colorado bragging rights, our mellow gets harshed, a soldier needs you and MORE …

DENVER — Let thanks giving begin! Happy Monday on the beginning of what will surely be a short work week for most of us. Whether you’re traveling or inviting company into your home … We hope it is a safe and peaceful holiday for you and yours. Putting comments from the Broadway cast of Hamilton […]

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The Hot Sheet – The weed that won’t die; oh no — Gitmo; let’s hear it for Colorado geezers; it’s a sanctuary city, dang it and MORE …

DENVER — Happy Wednesday to you! Hard to believe we are only eight days away from Thanksgiving. And this year we have much to be thankful for … Possibly for just getting through the nearly two-year 2016 election cycle. We all deserve an extra slice a pie for surviving it all. As soon as you […]

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