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  1. Lawmakers want to increase VA Hospital budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | TheDenverChannel

    Colorado's senators and representatives are introducing bills in their respective chambers of congress to increase the amount of money allocated to build the new Veterans Affairs hospital in Aurora. "Current law caps spending on the project at $800 million, but due to massive cost overruns and delays on the part of the Department of Veterans Affairs , the project is now estimated to cost north of $1 billion," according to Rep. Mike Coffman's office.

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  2. Rep. Ed Perlmutter named Democrat of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Denver Post

    Congressman Ed Perlmutter, recognized as the king of retail politics in Colorado, has been named this year's Democrat of the Year, while Joe Neguse, who waged a strong battle for secretary of state in a Republican year, has been named the party's rising star. They will receive their awards at the Colorado Democratic Party's annual 2015 Jefferson Jackson Dinner Feb. 28 at the Marriott Denver City.

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  3. Father-of-two has been living in a church for six months in order...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Daily Mail

    Father-of-two has been living in a church for six months in order to avoid deportation back to Mexico Arturo Hernandez Garcia, 42, left his wife and two children and moved into the sanctuary of the First Unitarian Society of Denver in October Has been living in the U.S. illegally since 1999, when he traveled from Chihuahua with his wife and infant daughter on tourist visas With help from the American Friends Service Committee and legal counsel, Garcia is trying to get his case re-opened Hernandez Garcia has been living in the U.S. illegally since 1999, when he traveled from Chihuahua with his wife and infant daughter on tourist visas A father-of-two has been living in a Denver church basement for the past six months as he battles to avoid deportation to his native Mexico.

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  4. Governor Chickenlooper: Legalizing Pot was a MistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Daily Kos

    If I could've waved a wand the day after the election, I would've reversed the election and said, 'This was a bad idea,' " Hickenlooper said Friday on CNBC's "Squawk Box." "You don't want to be the first person to do something like this," he said.

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  5. Sheila Lieder, Jay Boyle, Brenda Roberts: Defending Colorado's economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Daily Camera

    For all of the griping about partisan gridlock in Congress, there is one thing that united Democrats and Republicans: they refused to give away their constitutional authority over trade. Colorado representatives Diana DeGette and Ed Perlmutter joined most Democrats and a sizable bloc of Republicans in the House in rejecting an undemocratic 1970s-era procedure known as Fast Track.

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  6. Prepared text of governor's State of the State speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    I am grateful and honored to be in this Chamber again with so many distinguished Coloradans. I see a lot of familiar faces and some new ones.

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  7. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper's State of the State addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Denver Post

    Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is sworn in for his second term by Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice, Nancy Rice on the west steps of the Colorado State Capitol January 13, 2015. Hickenlooper's son, Teddy, holds the bible and Colorado Senate President, Bill Cadman, R-Colorado Springs, listens and watches.

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  8. Colorado universities to get millions for research in advanced compositesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Business Journal

    Vestas' Brighton plant has developed and will produce the longest wind turbine blade ever made in the United States, about 189 feet long, for the V117-3.3 megawatt wind turbine. Colorado universities will get up to $14 million in federal money over five years to pursue research and use of advanced composite materials, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter said Friday.

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  9. Arturo Hernandez Garcia Still in Sanctuary as He Fights DeportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Denver Westword

    The First Unitarian Society of Denver Church, on the corner of 14th and Lafayette streets, has been home to Arturo Hernandez Garcia since October 21, 2014, when he officially sought sanctuary. He is fighting to stay in the United States under President Barack Obama's deferred action program.

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  10. advances CU issues for 114th CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | NAFCU

    NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger , shown here with Rep. Ed Perlmutter, D-Colo., was on the Hill with NAFCU lobbyists Tuesday welcoming credit union friends in the 114th Congress. NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and General Counsel Carrie Hunt and other NAFCU lobbyists visited Capitol Hill for the first day of the 114th Congress to welcome new and returning credit union supporters and tout the industry's priorities for the year.

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  11. CUNA applauds President for signing IOLTA into lawRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 18, 2014 CONTACT: CONTACT: Vicki Christner - CUNA Communications; 508-6754; CUNA applauds President for signing IOLTA into law Washington, D.C. - President Obama today signed H.R. 3468, Credit Union Share Insurance Fund Parity Act , into law. H.R. 3468 will direct the National Credit Union Administration to issue a regulation extending share insurance to owners of the funds held in trust accounts opened and managed by credit union members.

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  12. Obama signs NAFCU-supported IOLTA billRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | NAFCU

    As urged by NAFCU in a letter seeking expeditious action, President Barack Obama today signed into law H.R. 3468, the "Credit Union Share Insurance Fund Parity Act," which will help ensure credit unions parity with banks on escrow accounts such as Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts . "This is a big victory for the credit union industry, and we thank President Obama for his action on this matter," said NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger.

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  13. VA extends contract with Kiewit-Turner for Aurora hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Denver Post

    Veteran's Affairs Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson talks about the changes that are coming to better help keep the schedule for the completion of the VA hospital Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 at Veteran's Affairs Hospital in Aurora, Colorado. Construction of a new VA hospital in Aurora will resume next week under a short-term deal cut between the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Kiewit-Turner, the project's prime contractor.

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  14. VA HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Denver Post

    That's the message that members of Colorado's congressional delegation sent Thursday to warring factions at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Kiewit-Turner, the contractor hired by the VA to build a new hospital in Aurora. Earlier this week, a federal board of appeals decided the VA had breached its contract with Kiewit-Turner.

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  15. backed IOLTA bill through Senate, awaits signatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | NAFCU

    The NAFCU-supported H.R. 3468, the "Credit Union Share Insurance Fund Parity Act," aimed at giving credit unions parity with banks on escrow accounts such as Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts was cleared by the Senate Thursday and awaits the signature of President Obama. NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger hailed the Senate's action.

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  16. Colorado delegation asks VA, Kiewit-Turner to negotiate on hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Denver Post

    That's the message that members of Colorado's congressional delegation sent Thursday to warring factions at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Kiewit-Turner, the contractor hired by the VA to build a new hospital in Aurora. Earlier this week, a federal board of appeals decided the VA had breached its contract with Kiewit-Turner.

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  17. Editorial: Retool quickly on Aurora VA hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Denver Post

    A padlock and chain secure the gates to the Veterans Affairs hospital on the Fitzsimons medical campus in Aurora Wednesday. Shame on the Veterans Administration for letting its bullheadedness and years of mismanagement put the completion of this important facility in jeopardy.

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  18. Congress eyes changing punitive tax code for pot shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Vicki Murgach, a shift manager at Northern Lights Cannabis Company rings up a customer's order at the legal marijuana shop in Edgewater, Colo., on Friday, Oct., 31, 2014. Under a federal tax law, Code 280E, marijuana shops in Colorado report that they regularly pay taxes of more than 70 percent compared to 30 to 40 percent business exempt from Code 280E.

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  19. Colorado marijuana: The taxman comethRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Colorado Springs Independent

    The money side of the marijuana business continues to be a mess. Though Colorado may have a marijuana-friendly bank as soon as next year , there's a bigger question looming on the horizon: How are these businesses going to file their taxes? Like any other business, Uncle Sam is going to want his due, and that brings up a few concerns.

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  20. Credit cards hacked? Who pays 'em back?Read the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | The Boulder County Business Report

    John J. Mulligan, left, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Target Corp., testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on data breaches and combating cybercrime on Capitol Hill in Washington in February.

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