Election 2014

8:00am

Sat February 15, 2014
Politics

Support For Renewable Energy, Conservation May Help 2014 Candidates

The Colorado River running through Colorado as it appeared in July, 2010.
Rennett Stowe Fickr - Creative Commons

1:59pm

Fri January 31, 2014
Gun Control

Gun Control To Once Again Be Debated By Colo. Lawmakers

Protesters at the capitol in 2013 during the gun control debates.
Credit Bente Birkeland

After dominating last year’s legislative session state lawmakers are once again beginning to debate the issue of guns. Republicans are taking the lead this time around, trying to repeal many Democratic bills including stepped up background checks.

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4:06pm

Wed January 8, 2014
Politics

Colorado Legislature Opens 2014 With A Call For Collaboration Rather Than Confrontation

Lawmakers get reacquainted before the new legislative session opened at the Colorado capitol Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014.
Bente Birkeland RMCR

As the 2014 legislative session opened Wednesday, newly elected state Senate President Morgan Carroll (D-Aurora) – the second woman to hold the position – urged lawmakers to problem solve and skip the shouting matches in her opening day speech.

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6:37am

Fri December 13, 2013
Politics

Following A Turbulent Year, Colorado Lawmakers Unsure What 2014 Holds

The Colorado Senate chamber, seen in a budget debate in 2011. Members are hoping to put the past in the past and work together, but post-recall shake-ups and an election year could make that difficult.
Colorado State GOP Flickr - Creative Commons

When Colorado lawmakers return in January, the makeup of the state Senate will be different. Coming off a tumultuous off session with two first-ever recalls and a resignation can do that. The state’s Democrats now have a new Senate President and only a one-seat hold on the majority.

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1:13pm

Tue December 3, 2013
Agriculture

The Push For GMO Labeling Comes To Colorado

Protesters in Denver rallied this past summer at the state capitol, asking legislators to act on a GMO labeling rule.
Credit Luke Runyon / KUNC and Harvest Public Media

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