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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

Legislature to Tackle Budget and Voter Laws

co-state-capitol-300There are a couple of hot items that will be addressed in the state legislature this week. The return of divided control means a return of intense budget tussles. The Democratic House and Republican Senate will continue a Continue reading

Lawmakers Kill Bill to Require Licenses for Home Inspectors

co-state-capitol-300The state legislature has killed a bill that would have required licenses for Colorado home inspectors. The bill was narrowly defeated in the Senate Business, Labor, and Technology Committee yesterday. Supporters say inspections Continue reading

Club 20 Identifies Top Ten Issues for Session

club 20-229Club 20 held their informational meeting and county caucuses in Craig Thursday. During the meeting the group identified their Top Ten issues they would like the state legislature to take up during the next Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Offering Habitat Grants

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife’s Habitat Partnership Program is now accepting applications for $500,000 in Habitat Improvement Grants to fund large-scale habitat projects across Colorado. Any entity, agency, organization or individual that is interested in applying can download the application online. Continue reading

Restoring Colorado Stops Campaign to Regroup

COLORADO-STATE-FLAGThe folks behind Restoring Colorado, an effort to change how the state legislature is made up, are shutting down their campaign for the year.  The group says they just don’t have enough money to pay petitioners to gather signatures to Continue reading

Routt County Republicans to Host “Liberty Tent”

YAMPA.2The Routt County Republicans will hold a speakers event Friday that will feature guests speaking on various hot political topics.  Subjects include the Restore Colorado Initiative – an effort to Continue reading