Denver was the location for a U.S. Congressional field hearing on hydraulic fracturing on Wednesday. Panelists and members of Congress debated whether the fracking process is safe, and if federal regulations would be overreaching.
Restore Our Future, the pro-Mitt Romney Super PAC is spending $4 million on its first general election television ads in 9 swing states, including $299,000 in Colorado. The other states include Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, Michigan, Iowa, Nevada, Virginia and New Hampshire.
At the request of Governor John Hickenlooper and the Colorado Department of Transportation, Jefferson County officials have backed away from seeking drafted legislation to help complete the Jefferson Parkway Toll Road.
A bill that would legalize civil unions in Colorado faces a key test at the State House this week. While the measure has an uncertain future with lawmakers – a recent survey suggests a majority of Coloradans favor passage of a civil unions bill.