Gov. John Hickenlooper declared Tuesday that Colorado will continue to pursue “a clean energy future” despite an executive order signed by President Donald Trump ending the federal government’s efforts to combat climate change.
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Even though supporters chanted, “Run, Ed, run!” as he took the stage Saturday at a union hall in north Denver, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter stopped short of stepping into next year’s Colorado gubernatorial race, instead telling the assembled Democrats he’s “seriously looking” at running but has some details to work out before declaring his candidacy.
Attorney General Cynthia Coffman celebrated the signing by Gov. John Hickenlooper Thursday of three bills that are part of her legislative agenda this year.
Democrat Cary Kennedy said Thursday she’s “seriously considering” a run for governor next year and plans to announce her decision by next month, while the two declared Democratic candidates joined her in heaping praise on former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar after his announcement Wednesday night that he would be sitting out what could be a […]
Democrat Ken Salazar brought months of speculation to an end late Wednesday night when he announced in the opinion pages of The Denver Post that he won’t be running for governor next year.
You would think every week of the next couple years would by a good week for the gun-rights lobby. Washington is being run by hardline pro-gun officials. Even before Trump and the Republican Congress, the Obama-Biden efforts in Washington to pass any gun-control laws at all met stiff resistance and failed. So what’s happening this […]
Firefighters, with the aid of some non-windy weather, managed by Monday afternoon to almost fully contain the Sunshine Canyon Fire that blazed through forest just west of Boulder on Sunday. On Monday night, it was still smoldering above the city. When the fire ignited and spread, the city was experiencing a record-setting 78 degree day […]
Gov. John Hickenlooper says he wants “conclusive” evidence that extending bar hours won’t endanger the public and on Wednesday told lawmakers either to produce it or scrap a bill to let local governments set later closing times and instead create a study, The Colorado Statesman has learned, but the bill’s sponsors say they’ll be happy […]
Members of the House judiciary committee Tuesday voted unanimously in support of a bill that would see state compensation paid in a lump sum to wrongly convicted Coloradans, a change supporters argue helps newly freed prisoners without bank accounts and financial credit adjust to life beyond prison walls. Robert Dewey testified in favor of Senate […]