Tag Archives: Democratic

Spending Bill Would Delay Protections on Grouse

sage_grouse-300A legislative rider in Congress’ $1.1 trillion spending bill would delay protections for a wide-ranging Western bird that’s been on a collision course with the oil and gas industry. The Obama administration faced a September 2015 deadline to propose protections for greater sage grouse. But the spending package agreed to late Continue reading

Hickenlooper Discusses State Budget

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Governor John Hickenlooper says Colorado voters would be resistant to let government keep money above the limit set by the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, even though areas of the budget can use the funding. The Democratic governor made the comments yesterday while presenting lawmakers with his proposed state budget for next year. Hickenlooper said during his re-election Continue reading

Hickenlooper Defeats Beauprez

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300The Colorado gubernatorial race has been called a win for the incumbent John Hickenlooper.  With 93% of the vote counted, Hickenlooper is 22,000 votes ahead of Republican challenger Bob Beauprez.  Hickenlooper came under fire during his first term for his lack of decision making, and his positions on guns, energy, health Continue reading

Clinton Stumping for Udall…Again

hillaryHillary Clinton is back in Colorado. The former Secretary of State was in town last week for a fundraiser for embattled Democratic Senator Mark Udall. On Tuesday she headlined a get-out-the-vote rally for Udall, Governor John Hickenlooper and Democratic congressional candidate Andrew Romanoff. Clinton has been Continue reading

Tipton Endorsed by Durango Herald

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Representative Scott Tipton has picked up an endorsement from a Colorado newspaper. The Durango Herald this week praised Tipton for his fight against federal regulations on water, land, energy, and species issues among others. While the publication says that sometimes Tipton’s anti-regulation mindset goes too far, his questions regarding the intentions of the federal government are “relevant and worthy of Continue reading

Hickenlooper Makes Deal to Legislate Fracking

frackingGovernor John Hickenlooper says legislation should result next year from a commission he’s created to study hydraulic fracturing in Colorado.  The 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

Hickenlooper Raises Over $150,000 for Campaign in the Last Two Weeks

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper raised $151,636 for his re-election campaign during the last two weeks, and he has nearly $1 million cash on hand.  His campaign announced the figures yesterday. The reporting period for which Hickenlooper raised the money covered May 29th through June 11th.  The campaign recently Continue reading

Film On Governor Hickenlooper Sparks Ethics Investigation

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300An upcoming film about Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is under review by state officials considering its finances.  The secretary of state’s office is scheduled to hear a complaint about the upcoming short documentary likely to criticize the Democratic governor.  At issue is whether the conservative group making the film should Continue reading

Cap and Trade Expected to be Big Part of New EPA Rules

EPA-300Experts believe Cap and Trade will be a big part of the EPA’s new emissions rules when they are revealed next month.  Administration insiders say President Obama plans to force cap and trade, something Americans rejected just a few years ago, through EPA rules and regulations.  The Wall Street Journal says Continue reading