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Governor Working on Fracking Compromises

frackingGovernor John Hickenlooper says resolving land-use conflicts between energy companies and homeowners is one of the Continue reading

Experts Say EPA Rules will Cripple Local Economy

EPA-300The Energy Information Administration says 19 states got more than half their electricity from coal-fired power plants in 2013. Colorado, which generated 64% of its electricity from coal, was one of them.  The industry also provides coal miners in the Centennial State with about 2,000 jobs.  That’s according to Continue reading

CCI Gauging Counties’ Interest in Pay Raises for Elected Officials

pay raiseColorado Counties Incorporated is gauging the interest of County Commissioners throughout the state in giving raises to elected officials.  Elected officials in Colorado have not had their pay raised since 2006.  The CCI sent out a survey to county commissioners asking them how they would feel about pay raises.  There are a few options listed as to how much the raise should be: Continue reading