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State Senator to Challenge Michael Bennet

nevilleRepublican Colorado state Senator Tim Neville is running for U.S. Senate, hoping to challenge Democratic Senator Michael Bennet. Neville says he’s running on a platform of opposing federal mandates on health care and education, among other issues. The 59-year-old state senator from Littleton is serving his second term in the state Continue reading

Gun Laws Debated Monday

AR GUNRepublicans got their last chance of the year yesterday to change Colorado’s firearm laws. Lawmakers considered several proposals, including two bills to eliminate gun-control measures passed by Democrats in 2013. The GOP-controlled Senate has already passed legislation to repeal a 15-round limit on Continue reading

Lawmakers Revisiting Gun Laws

AR GUNColorado Republicans are revisiting the contentious debate over gun control with more political power in the state Legislature. But the GOP’s new majority in the Senate doesn’t guarantee that their attempts to roll back gun restrictions will succeed, since Democrats who passed the laws in 2013 still control the House. As Continue reading

Democrats Regain Seats Lost in Recalls

Ballot-300Colorado Democrats have won back two seats they lost in last year’s gun control recalls. Republican Senator George Rivera, a former deputy police chief, lost to state Representative Leroy Garcia in Pueblo. In Colorado Springs, former state Representative Michael Merrifield, a gun control advocate, beat Bernie Herpin, a Continue reading

Beauprez, Hickenlooper in Statistical Tie for Governor’s Race

BEAUPREZJOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300A new poll has Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper in a statistical tie with Republican challenger Bob Beauprez.  The poll from Quinnipiac University released yesterday Continue reading

Hickenlooper Backtracks on “Backtrack”

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Governor John Hickenlooper is indicating he was just placating Colorado’s Sheriffs when he told them he messed up by signing the state’s latest gun control laws.  Earlier in the week, Hickenlooper told a meeting of the state’s Sheriffs that he acted on measures governing high capacity magazines and universal background checks without being Continue reading