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BLM Looks For Weekend Volunteers

Volunteers are needed this Saturday to help improve the Sand Wash wild horse herd management area, as part of National Public Lands Day. The Bureau of Land Management is looking for volunteers to help with fence repair and Continue reading

CPW Releases App For Colorado Anglers

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has launched CPW Fishing, the agency’s official mobile fishing app. The app is designed for anglers seeking information on new fishing locations or needing to check for updated regulations while on the water. CPW Fishing allows anglers to explore the state’s waters, Continue reading

Senate Looks At Bill To Delay Obamacare Tax

Following the news that the GOP’s effort to repeal Obamacare through the Graham-Cassidy bill would be unsuccessful, Senator Cory Gardner introduced legislation yesterday that would institute a one year delay on the implementation of an Obamacare health insurance tax. The Healthcare Tax Relief Act Continue reading

Changes Coming To CO PERA Program?

Following the announcement earlier this year that Colorado’s Public Employee Retirement Association or PERA had $30 billion in unfunded liability, the Board is now recommending comprehensive reforms designed to reduce the overall risk and reduce the amount of time it will take the retirement program to be fully funded.  The Board’s recommendations, which Continue reading

Colorado Targeted By Russia During 2016 Election

Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams announced last week that he had been notified by the Department of Homeland Security, that Colorado Election systems had been scanned by the Russians prior to the 2016 Presidential Election. This makes Colorado one of the 21 states the Department of Homeland Security had previously Continue reading

Trump Follows Gardner’s Proposal, Institutes New Sanctions On North Korea

Senator Cory Gardener applauded President Trump’s announcement yesterday that his administration will go after individuals, businesses and banks involved in trade with North Korea. Gardner says the steps the Trump administration announced are what he has been calling for and is a Continue reading

Colorado Unemployment Rate Unchanged

The Colorado Unemployment rate went unchanged between July and August, according to a new report from Colorado Department of Labor. The unemployment rate remained at 2.4% over that time period. The National unemployment rate increased Continue reading

CO Hospital Association Opposes Obamacare Repeal

The Colorado Hospital Association has come out in opposition against the Graham-Cassidy bill that would repeal and replace Obamacare, which is currently being considered in the United States Senate. Colorado Hospital Association President Steven Summer says the bill has the Continue reading

Governors Tell Senate To Reject Obamacare Repeal

Governor John Hickenlooper has joined a bi-partisan group of nine other governors, calling on lawmakers to reject the latest effort to repeal Obamacare. The governor says the Graham-Cassidy bill, which is currently being considered in the U.S. Senate, would give Colorado an estimated $800 million to $1 Continue reading

Closure Of Yampa River Lifted

As stream flows are up in the Yampa River due to increased rain and some mountain snow over the weekend, Steamboat has lifted the voluntary closure of the river. In addition to the Yampa River being open Continue reading

Study Finds Potential Voter Fraud

A study which examined 11.5 million voter records in five states, including Colorado, uncovered 112 instances of possible improper voting, which occurred in the 2016 presidential election. Ten people who voted in Colorado are suspected of casting two Continue reading

Senators Look To Make It Easier To Study Marijuana

Senator Cory Gardner has joined the effort to make it easier to conduct scientific research on marijuana as a safe and effective medical treatment. Gardner and Utah Senator Orrin Hatch introduced the Marijuana Effective Drug Study Act of 2017 this week.  Gardner says the medical community Continue reading