Tag Archives: ballot measures

Oil and Gas Task Force Hears from Western Colorado

oil-and-gas-drilling-300Members of the governor’s drilling task force got a split message on their latest trip to western Colorado. The task force wrapped up the second of two days of meetings in Rifle yesterday. During its visit, oil and gas workers and elected officials Continue reading

Pro-Fracking Group to Refund Campaign Contributions

frackingA report says Coloradans for Responsible Reform – the organization set up to fight Congressman Jared Polis’ oil-and-gas regulatory ballot measures – will Continue reading

Hickenlooper Opposes Energy Ballot Measures

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300A day after giving up on a special legislative session on oil and gas drilling, Governor John Hickenlooper spoke with industry allies about his opposition to proposed Colorado ballot measures to limit drilling.  Hickenlooper is spoke yesterday afternoon at the Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce.  The Democratic governor reiterated his Continue reading

Gay Group Blasts Gay Lawmaker For Ballot Measure Support

polisA gay Republican organization is airing a radio ad attacking Democratic Representative Jared Polis for supporting possible ballot measures to limit fracking.  The ad from the Log Cabin Republicans contends that ballot measures limiting fracking could cost Colorado tens of thousands of jobs.  It notes that Polis is independently wealthy, and contends he is financing the ballot challenges to Continue reading