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Effort to increase Colorado transportation, education funding moves forward

Effort to increase Colorado transportation, education funding moves forward

Summit County lawmaker Julie McCluskie and Colorado Speaker of the House KC Becker on Monday celebrated a committee victory for their bipartisan bills they say will allow the state to…

Johnston launches Colorado Senate campaign focusing on Gardner’s support for Trump, failure on climate change

Johnston launches Colorado Senate campaign focusing on Gardner’s support for Trump, failure on climate change

For Vail native Mike Johnston, last week’s endorsement of President Donald Trump by Sen. Cory Gardner wasn’t the straw that broke the camel’s back and forced him into the 2020…

Colorado independent voters forcing policymakers to take global warming seriously

Colorado independent voters forcing policymakers to take global warming seriously

U.S. carbon emissions spiked by 3.4 percent in 2018, due in large part to the booming economy and increases in transportation and manufacturing. That’s bad news for scientists warning of…

Colorado lawmakers hope for criminal justice reform trickle-down with First Step Act

Colorado lawmakers hope for criminal justice reform trickle-down with First Step Act

Colorado lawmakers and advocates are hoping the passage of the federal First Step criminal justice reform bill by both chambers of Congress and signature by President Donald Trump last week…

Colorado Dems promise to battle for Obamacare as 600,000 face losing ACA protections

Colorado Dems promise to battle for Obamacare as 600,000 face losing ACA protections

Colorado Democrats are vowing to vigorously fight for Obamacare in the wake of a Texas judge’s ruling late last week that every facet of the Affordable Care Act, including its…

U.S. Olympic Committee gives nod to Utah over Colorado for potential 2030 Winter Games bid

U.S. Olympic Committee gives nod to Utah over Colorado for potential 2030 Winter Games bid

The United States Olympic Committee on Friday announced it will put Salt Lake City forward as a potential host for the 2030 Winter Olympics, snubbing a Denver and overall Colorado…

Colorado lawmakers look for long-term cost solutions as ACA sign-up deadline looms

Colorado lawmakers look for long-term cost solutions as ACA sign-up deadline looms

With just a handful of days left to sign up for first-of-the-year health-insurance coverage on the individual market, Colorado is actually trending ahead of the nation in terms of signing…

Citing climate change, Xcel Energy moves toward carbon-free future

Citing climate change, Xcel Energy moves toward carbon-free future

Xcel Energy on Tuesday unveiled what the eight-state electric utility is calling “the most ambitious [carbon reduction plans] announced to date within the electric power industry,” drawing swift praise from…

As ANWR opens to drilling, Patagonia targets Trump tax bill as ‘pure evil’

As ANWR opens to drilling, Patagonia targets Trump tax bill as ‘pure evil’

Outdoor clothing and gear manufacture Patagonia last week announced it’s giving the company’s $10 million windfall from last year’s “irresponsible tax cuts” to groups “defending our air, water and land,”…

New federal climate report highlights brutal economic, social impacts of carbon pollution

New federal climate report highlights brutal economic, social impacts of carbon pollution

A dire new report called the National Climate Assessment, produced by 13 Trump administration agencies and released on Black Friday, provides a stark warning about the economic and environmental threats…

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