Politics

5:29am

Mon March 17, 2014
It's All Politics

Google Glass: Coming Soon To A Campaign Trail Near You

Originally published on Mon March 17, 2014 9:59 am

Campaign workers and other political operatives are trying to find ways to use Google Glass on the campaign trail.
Frederic J. Brown AFP/Getty Images

Google Glass is looking to be the next must-have digital device. The small computer you wear like eyeglasses allows you to surf the Web, email, text, take photos, shoot and stream live video and more — hands-free.

For now Google Glass is in very limited release, but even so, political professionals are eagerly exploring how it could become a powerful campaign tool.

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11:22am

Thu March 13, 2014
Politics

Distracted Driving Bill Falls In House Committee

While texting behind the wheel remains illegal in Colorado, a bill looking to ban taliking on a phone without a hands free device failed in committee at the capitol.
Jim Legans, Jr Flickr - Creative Commons

A bill to ban talking on cell phones while driving failed in the House Transportation Committee Wednesday with two Democrats joining Republicans in defeating the measure.

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5:44am

Thu March 13, 2014
Politics

Republican Candidate Heats Up Colorado's U.S. Senate Race

Colorado's Senate race is heating up with the entry of a well-regarded Republican challenger. Colorado is also the model for Democratic voter mobilization efforts in battleground states nationwide.

2:48pm

Wed March 12, 2014
Politics

Disaster Relief On The Docket At The State Capitol

Jim Hill KUNC

The annual legislative session is typically marked with plenty of partisanship – but this year lawmakers in both parties are working together on flood relief bills. As dozens of natural disaster bills are making their way in the statehouse, some of the more significant policies are stalled.

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6:00am

Mon March 10, 2014
Politics

Taking A Tally At The Colorado Legislative Midpoint

A view of the newly regilded dome atop the capitol from the 16th Street Mall.
Jim Hill KUNC

Colorado’s 2014 legislative session is already halfway over. So far lawmakers have tackled a whole host of issues – everything from gun law repeals to wildfire and flood related measures.

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