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Dem Switches To Republican Before Getting The Boot

Members of the Colorado House of Representatives voted Friday to expel Democrat representative Steve Lebsock over sexual harassment allegations by a vote of 52-9. The vote followed a debate which lasted most of the day Friday. In a final act of rebellion, Lebsock changed his party affiliation from Continue reading

Legislator Accused Of Harassment Faces Expulsion

Another state legislator accused of sexual harassment is facing expulsion from the Colorado legislature. An investigation found 11 harassment accusations against Democrat Representative Steve Lebsock  to be credible. House Majority Leader KC Becker filed an expulsion resolution Tuesday calling the Continue reading

Candidate For Governor In Craig Saturday

Democrat candidate for Governor Jared Polis will be in Craig this weekend to talk with voters. Polis will host a meet and greet at Downtown Books Saturday from noon to one. Polis currently represents  Colorado’s second district in the US House of Representatives. According to the Polis for Governor Continue reading

Coffee With Council Friday

This months Coffee with Council session will be held tomorrow morning in Steamboat. Councilman Scott Ford and others will be at the meeting to discuss any topics of concern to the public. Representatives from the school district and Continue reading

Important Community Meeting Tuesday

Moffat County is hosting a community meeting Tuesday to allow the public to provide input on how county resources are being prioritized. The county recently instituted a “Priority Based Budgeting” process, which identifies Continue reading

Bill To Limit Residential Marijuana Grow Ops

The Colorado House of Representatives passed a bill Monday that would limit residential medical marijuana grow operations to 16 plants, down from the 99 currently allowed.  According to data from the Colorado Department of Public Health, the new plant total will allow patients to continue to grow their medicine in a manner appropriate for Continue reading

Bills Look To Clarify CO’s Marijuana Policy

While the future of the marijuana industry is up in the air in the United States, the Colorado  legislature advanced several bills recently to help clarify Marijuana policy in the state. The Senate passed House Bill 1034, introduced by Senator Randy Baumgardner, which would align medical marijuana licenses with the retail marijuana code.  This will allow medical facilities Continue reading

Felony Charge For Killing Pets And Animals?

It may soon be a felony in Wyoming to shoot and kill an animal or pet on someone else’s property. A bill was passed by the Wyoming House of Representatives this week that would increase the charge for killing someone else’s animals from a Continue reading

Should Feminine Hygiene Products Be Taxed?

Colorado women may soon be exempt from paying taxes on feminine hygiene products if a bill is passed out of the State Legislature. House Bill 1127, which was passed out of the House Financial Committee Monday, would exclude tampons, menstrual pads, panty-liners, menstrual sponges, and menstrual cups from being Continue reading

Immunity For Those Who Report Overdoses?

People who report a drug overdose may no longer be subjected to drug charges in Wyoming. The House of Representatives passed a bill yesterday that would provide immunity to anyone that reports an overdose to authorities. The immunity would relate to possession and Continue reading

Wyoming Coal Royalties Going Down?

Wyoming is considering dropping the royalty rates paid by coal companies, to bring them in line with those paid by the oil and gas industry. A bill introduced in the State’s House of Representatives this week, would reduce the severance Continue reading

Cheney Wins Wyoming Primary

cheneyLiz Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, won the Wyoming Republican Primary for the United States House of Representatives. Cheney will now attempt to win the U.S. House seat once held by her father. Cheney received around 40 percent of the votes in one of the most competitive U.S. primary contest in Wyoming history. Leland Christensen carried 22 percent, followed by Tim Stubson with 17 percent and Continue reading