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Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis, left, at an Aug. 4, 2014, news conference announcing a compromise on fracking measures. (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper, Polis Fracking Compromise Would Pull Ballot Measures

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis announced Monday a compromise on Colorado’s contentious fracking issue that’s dominated ballot measures, resulted in a lawsuit and spurred voter-approved bans on drilling.

08/04/2014

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Experts Weigh Denver’s Migrant Children Plan

Immigration experts reacted on Sunday to Denver’s plan to possibly shelter and care for migrant children who have entered the country illegally by the tens of thousands since the fall.

07/20/2014

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Polis, Hancock Would Welcome Child Refugees To Denver

Rep. Jared Polis, D-Boulder, praised the “poise and grace” of the children entering the United States across the Mexico border, just as Denver is considering seeking federal grants to care for them.

07/18/2014

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Future Of Fracking Put To Voters In Colorado

The issue of whether local communities should have more control over fracking seems to be headed to voters on the November ballot.

07/16/2014

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Hickenlooper: No Special Session On Fracking

Gov. John Hickenlooper said Wednesday that he won’t call a special legislative session seeking to grant communities more control over Colorado’s booming oil and gas industry.

07/16/2014

Summit County Commissioner Dan Gibbs talks with CBS4's Jeff Todd (credit: CBS)

Summit County Wants To Acquire Land For More Affordable Housing

There’s an effort to bring more affordable housing options to one of Colorado’s most popular destinations. It’s taking an act of Congress, but Summit County should soon acquire a big chunk of land for more housing.

07/10/2014

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Hearing Held On Fracking Campaign Finance Dispute

An administrative law judge in Denver is hearing a complaint alleging that a group promoting fracking limits isn’t properly disclosing its source of money.

07/09/2014

Rep. Jared Polis (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

U.S. Rep. Polis, Partner Announce Birth Of Daughter

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis has announced the birth of a new daughter named Cora.

07/04/2014

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Will Potential Fracking Compromise Really Stop The Fight?

Even though Gov. John Hickenlooper has crafted a fragile compromise to avoid several fracking ballot issues, the effort might be for naught if environmental groups get their way.

06/10/2014

Rep. Jared Polis talks with CBS4's Jennifer Brice about fracking (credit: CBS)

Gay Republican Group Hits Rep. Polis On Fracking

A gay Republican organization is airing a radio ad attacking Democratic Rep. Jared Polis for supporting possible ballot measures to limit fracking.

05/12/2014

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