Tag Archives: Pueblo

Activists Protest Criminal Code Ballot Measure

Ballot-300Pro-abortion activists are stepping up protests against a ballot measure to add “unborn human beings” to Colorado’s criminal code. Rallies were planned Friday at the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver and in Pueblo Saturday. Abortion opponents say Amendment 67 would strengthen protections for pregnant women. Continue reading

Ebola Outbreak Gets Political

ebolaThe Ebola outbreak is becoming a subject of debate in the Colorado Senate race. It began last week at a debate in Pueblo. Democratic Senator Mark Udall attacked his Republican challenger for voting to cut $300 million from the Centers for Disease Control, which is charged with containing the disease in the United States. On Continue reading

Gardner, Udall Hold 2nd Debate this Week

mark-udall-300gardnerIt’s another day, another debate in Colorado’s nationally watched U.S. Senate race. Democratic Senator Mark Udall and his Republican challenger, Representative Cory Continue reading

Udall Silent on Bloomberg’s Comments on Colorado

mark-udall-300bloombergOne of Senator Mark Udall’s biggest supporters is taking heat for remarks he made about Colorado.  Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg Continue reading

Marijuana Shops Not Selling to Minors

MARIJUANA-300Good news for marijuana supporters.  So far, all compliance checks by the Marijuana Enforcement Division have shown that underage people are not getting their hands on marijuana through legal retail shops.  About 20 checks have been conducted since January, when retail sales of the drug became legal.  Continue reading

Average Rent in Colorado Hits All-Time High

rentAverage rents in Colorado hit a new high in the first quarter of 2014.  The average rent of $1,026 a month was up 8 percent from the first quarter of 2013. That’s according to numbers released Wednesday by the Colorado Division of Housing.  Officials say the increase Continue reading

Governor Signs Bills While Touring Southeast Colorado

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Governor John Hickenlooper traveled through southern Colorado yesterday to sign several bills, including one to provide social workers to juvenile offenders and another to allocate funding for the state fair.  The governor was in Colorado Springs yesterday morning to sign legislation that requires the public defender’s office to Continue reading