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State senator wants AG to investigate Hickenlooper’s alleged Tesla perks

A Republican lawmaker has asked Colorado’s attorney general to investigate whether Gov. John Hickenlooper broke the law by allegedly touring a Tesla electric-car factory in Nevada shortly before ordering the state Department of Public Health and Environment to set up a low-emissions vehicle program that would financially benefit Tesla. ...more at The Gazette

November 16th, 2018|In The News|

Bernie Sanders stumps in Colorado for Polis, Democrats

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders stumped for Democratic gubernatorial nominee Jared Polis at the University of Colorado Boulder on Wednesday before heading north to Fort Collins to do the same at Colorado State University. Sanders calls himself a Democratic socialist, but the independent senator from Vermont caucuses with the Democrats in Congress, and he ran for

October 24th, 2018|In The News|

Speaker’s adviser breaks rules – Jenise May leaves Capitol after violations revealed

The Durango HeraldPeter MarcusDENVER – An adviser to Colorado House Speaker Dickey Lee Hullinghorst quickly left the Capitol on Thursday after it was revealed that she violated House rules.Jenise May, a Democrat and former state lawmaker who currently serves as a special adviser to Hullinghorst, has been holding the staff position while she had simultaneously

December 3rd, 2015|Blog, In The News|

Election 2016: New survey shows challenges for Bennet; Democrats push back

Denver Business JournalMark HardenFewer than a third of Colorado voters believe U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet deserves re-election next year, a new set of survey results shows.With the election a year away, the Quinnipiac University poll asked 1,262 Colorado voters whether the Colorado Democrat deserves another term.Thirty percent said yes, while 41 percent said no and 29 percent were undecided

December 3rd, 2015|Blog, In The News|

Hillary Clinton rallies Democrats in Boulder, Colorado

The Durango HeraldPeter MarcusDENVER – Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton on Tuesday visited Colorado, where she sought to inspire Democrats to stump for her.Facing an impressive primary challenge from Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Clinton must convince Colorado Democrats to support her at March 1 grass-roots caucus gatherings.While the swing state of Colorado represents only a

December 3rd, 2015|Blog, In The News|

Republicans vote to end Pay Equity Commission

KDVREli StokolsDENVER — Senate Republicans again reminded their Democratic colleagues what it’s like being in the minority as they voted Wednesday afternoon to do away with the Pay Equity Commission, arguing that it’s a feckless body that hasn’t accomplished much.Democrats, while ostensibly angry about the 5-4 party-line vote by the GOP-controlled Senate Business, Labor and

January 22nd, 2015|Blog, In The News|