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Safe… for now

Well, good news yesterday! The Title Board voted unanimously not to accept the language of the TABOR repeal. They said it didn't fit under Colorado's rule that an initiative all fit under a single subject. Michael Hancock is running for reelection and he's already topped $1m.  One teacher speaks out about why she won't join the

January 17th, 2019|The Flare|

Vote

The Colorado legislature is considering entering us into the National Popular Vote pact - Mario Nicolais tells us why he thinks that's a bad idea. Why are some proposed charter schools getting so much resistance? Three of the people who protested family separation by lying in the middle of the street have been convicted of

January 14th, 2019|The Flare|

Strike?

Well, if you skipped it - Polis' first State of the State was yesterday. He laid out a lot of expensive goals. We'll see what kinds of mechanisms they try to use to pay for it. What's going on in DPS? We're hearing they could be headed to a teacher strike. This piece is from a

January 11th, 2019|The Flare|

State of the State

Today Jared Polis will give his first State of the State address today. We'll be watching. Word on the street is that Ken Buck will run for GOP state chair.  Jared Polis names more cabinet members. 

January 10th, 2019|The Flare|

Missing

Yesterday was Jared Polis' inauguration - watch the speech here. Peak noticed there was something missing in the speech, though, Cronin and Loevy discuss the voter's disconnect between the candidates and the ballot measures.

January 9th, 2019|The Flare|

Millions of dollars mismanaged?

A whistleblower claims there is millions of dollars worth of waste and mismanagement at the state level, but the Colorado Department of Revenue won't release records that can substantiate the claim to Denver 7.  Today marks the start of the first full week of the legislative session, and House Democrats have laid out some pretty specific priorities.Rep.

January 7th, 2019|The Flare|

It starts

Hi Friends! Today, the legislative session starts. This is going to be a tough year for conservatives. Democrats control both chambers of the legislature and the Governor's office. What can we do about it? Hold them accountable for their actions.  This morning we broke down the start of the legislative session on 9 News. At

January 4th, 2019|The Flare|

A Doozy

Congratulations to Rep. Bob Rankin for his appointment to the Senate.The minimum wage is increasing in Colorado, but it may rise even faster in some municipalities. The legislative session starts officially tomorrow, and it's going to be a doozy.  

January 3rd, 2019|The Flare|

Cheater, cheater, pumpkin eater

A Denver City Council employee has been caught cheating the affordable housing rules in Denver. Overall, the affordable housing program has been pretty disastrous - but shouldn't this guy know better?At first Ed Perlmutter promised not to support Nancy Pelosi for speaker, but he's justifying going back on his word because he helped to negotiate self-imposed,

December 28th, 2018|The Flare|

Neck and neck

Good morning, everyone! I hope you had a fabulous Christmas break. The countdown starts for the legislative session, though most things will stay relatively quiet until after the New Year. In the meantime . . . Governor Hickenlooper and Senator Bennet are running neck and neck for President (although it seems like Hickenlooper is taking

December 27th, 2018|The Flare|