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37 min ago | Politico

Colorado's marijuana message to U.S.

With Alaska and Oregon gearing up to vote on legalizing marijuana in a few months and many other states considering it further down the road, one state is on everyone's mind - Colorado.


Related Topix: Marijuana, US Governors, Marketing, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Patrick Kennedy, Democrat

4 hrs ago | New York Post

The presidenta s a man-causeda disaster

The president enjoyed a game at a bar in Denver with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper the other day, without the noir atmosphere of his furtive visits to pool halls with his grandfather as a kid, when he felt "the enticement of darkness and the click of the cue ball, and the jukebox flashing its red and green lights."


Related Topix: US Governors, Denver, CO, George Bush, W., Immigration Reform, US News

8 hrs ago | Denver Post

Carroll: Jared Polis' big adventure

So is Congressman Jared Polis a "terrorist"? That's what Steve Durham indignantly claimed in resigning as longtime lobbyist for the Colorado Association of Home Builders after it endorsed the governor's plan to give local jurisdictions more control over oil and gas drilling.


Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, US Politics, Denver, CO, US Governors, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Vail Daily News

Business owners chime in on water plan |

Spectators yell to competitors as they try to stay on their feet while going around the final obstacle during the GoPro Mountain Games' paddle cross in Vail in June.


Related Topix: Vail, CO, Colorado, US Governors

Why Did Gov. Hickenlooper Listen to Michael Bloomberg Instead of Colorado Sheriffs?

While draconian gun control legislation was being pushed by Colorado Democrats in spring 2013, Governor John Hickenlooper appears to have listened to then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg over sheriffs throughout the state.


Related Topix: US Governors, Colorado, Colorado Government

Colorado Political News

Hickenlooper To Suthers: Stop The Same-Sex Marriage Appeals

FOX 31's Eli Stokols caught up with a traveling Gov. John Hickenlooper late last night, and obtained by far the strongest statement yet urging GOP Attorney General John Suthers to give up the fight to preserve Colorado's ban on same-sex marriage: Late Thursday evening, Hickenlooper, who is attending meetings of the National Governors Association in ... (more)


Related Topix: US Governors, Denver, CO

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Denver begins trying first "revenge porn" case

Denver began trying its first "revenge porn" case Friday, but much of the state was still waiting to hear the details of the case or how prosecutors would approach it.


Related Topix: Denver, CO, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors


The Battle of the Border

It is one thing for Republicans to point fingers at President Barack Obama. It is something else for a Democrat to point a finger at Barack Obama.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, US Governors, Opinion

Business Journal

American Petroleum Institute asks members to oppose Colorado oil-gas proposal

Halliburton Co.' s solar powered "Sand Castles," which store sand for hydraulic fracturing operations, loom at a "Stim Center" that Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has set up in Colorado's Weld County to frack several wells, up to 1 mile away, from a single location.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Colorado, US Governors

STN Online

Calls Made for Adoption of Diesel Gallon Equivalent Standard for Natural Gas Vehicles

The natural gas industry are rallying in support of a diesel gallon equivalent standard that will be introduced at the National Conference of Weights and Measures next week in Detroit.


Related Topix: Natural Gas, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Gary Herbert

Thu Jul 10, 2014

How Is Marijuana Legalization Going? The Price of Pot Peace Looks Like a Bargain.

In 2012 John Larson, a retired high school math and science teacher, voted against I-502, the initiative that legalized marijuana in Washington .


Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Colorado, Colorado Government, US Governors

Denver Post

Nathan Dunlap, Colorado death penalty case rehashed in CNN documentary

Bob Crowell looks at a photo of his daughter Sylvia who was killed in 1993 by Nathan Dunlap during a robbery.


Related Topix: Death Penalty, US Governors, Bill Ritter, Arapahoe County, CO, Television

The Washington Post

Why Obama should probably visit the border

President Obama is greeted by Texas Gov. Rick Perry upon arrival in Dallas to discuss an influx of migrant children at the state's border with Mexico.


Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rick Perry, US Governors, Immigration Reform, Denver, CO, Entertainment

PE Hub

Vestar, Excellere executives launch Colorado Impact Fund

Impact investing is a term that generally describes the lofty goal of making money on investments in companies whose stated purpose is to benefit the community in some way-or, to put it a simpler way, to make money while doing good.


Related Topix: Denver, CO, US Governors

July 2014: US Gay Marriage News

State officials are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging North Dakota's constitutional prohibition on same-sex marriage, despite a wave of court decisions striking down bans in other states.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, us Travel, Travel, Indiana, US Governors, US News, US Supreme Court, ACLU

Wed Jul 09, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsAMERICANS Need to Tear Down Our Wall

AT THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION, DENVER, Colo., Aug. 25, 2008 -- Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi started off the Democratic National convention press briefings this morning with a promise of unparalleled openness and a willingness to listen, but when 4,000 protestors concerned about everything from the Iraq War to diminishing Arctic habitat ... (more)


Related Topix: Denver, CO, Pepsi Center, US Governors, US Politics, John McCain, US News

Colorado Daily

Boulder-based clinic was leader in contraceptive initiative

Linda Johnson checks the blood pressure of Ari Browne, 19, of Boulder, during an appointment Wednesday at Boulder Valley Women's Health.


Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, US Governors, Boulder County, CO

The Daily Caller

Obama Racks Up Big Win At Colorado Pool Table

President Barack Obama racked up a big win this week, and he's making sure everybody knows all about it.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Conservative Political News

Denver Westword

Video: Fractivists attack -- with a camera -- in Dear Governor Hickenlooper

This week's cover story, " Frack Attack! ," explores the increasingly ambitious anti-fracking movement in Colorado, a state with plenty of oil and gas wells and plenty of people who want to shut 'em down.


Related Topix: US Governors, Geology, Science

Fox Baffled by Pic of Obama Playing Pool: How Thick Is White House's 'Bubble'?

Happening Now' s Martha MacCallum and National Review editor Jonah Goldberg considered a photo tweeted yesterday of President Barack Obama and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper playing a game of billiards, and agreed it presented terrible optics given Obama's decision not to go to the border during his upcoming trip to Texas.


Related Topix: Martha MacCallum, US Governors, Television