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Hickenlooper Signs Bill Increasing Budget Reserves

Colorado’s rainy day fund will grow again with a bill signed into law by Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.

04/21/2014

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Colorado Angles To Expand Hemp Industry

Colorado is just starting its experiment with industrial hemp production. But interest in the new crop is so strong that the state is moving to expand the number and size of farms that can grow marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin.

04/18/2014

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Beauprez Rounds Out GOP Governor Primary

Former U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez has been certified to Republican primary ballots for governor.

04/16/2014

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Colorado Budget Finalized, Heads To Hickenlooper

Lawmakers approved a $23 billion budget for Colorado next year, sending to the governor a spending plan that increases money for public schools, colleges, and funds an aerial firefighting fleet.

04/15/2014

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Spend Or Save? Pot Tax Debate Far From Settled

Colorado’s legal pot industry may be booming, but state lawmakers aren’t sure how to spend the windfall.

04/14/2014

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Mike Kopp Breaks Down His Agenda After Claiming Top Line At GOP Primary Ballot

Colorado’s political world was surprised over the weekend when former state Sen. Mike Kopp claimed the top line of the GOP gubernatorial primary ballot.

04/14/2014

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Panel Dismisses Hickenlooper Ethics Complaint

Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper did not violate the state’s gift ban or improperly use staff time for a partisan governor’s conference, a Colorado ethics panel ruled Monday.

04/14/2014

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Denver Buildings Lit In Burgundy, Blue For Avs

Denver is showing its support for the Colorado Avalanche as they get ready for the playoffs.

04/14/2014

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How Will Kopp’s New Momentum Affect Race For Governor?

Former State Senator Mike Kopp scored a major upset when he won the top line of the 2014 GOP Gubernatorial primary ballot last Saturday. That momentum may mean big changes in the race for Governor.

04/13/2014

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Colorado Dems Focus On Gaining Momentum With Voters

State Democratic leaders gathered at the Colorado Convention Center Saturday to discuss their plans for this fall’s elections.

04/12/2014

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