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2021-09-01 16:40:31
by Dan McCue
Solar Energy Project to Power 25,000 Homes in Colorado

DENVER, Colo. -- Invenergy, a privately held developer of sustainable energy solutions, has begun work on a 127 megawatt project... Read More

DENVER, Colo. -- Invenergy, a privately held developer of sustainable energy solutions, has begun work on a 127 megawatt project in Colorado that will generate enough electricity to power 25,000 homes while paying about $250,000 annually in local property taxes.... Read More

2021-08-11 20:37:57
by Alexa Hornbeck
Colorado Will Use American Rescue Funds to Combat Substance Abuse Disorders

Colorado is experiencing a substance abuse disorder crisis, and now city officials are looking to combat the problem with $450... Read More

Colorado is experiencing a substance abuse disorder crisis, and now city officials are looking to combat the problem with $450 million in federal funding from the American Rescue Plan.  Fatal drug overdose deaths increased approximately 38% in Colorado from 2019... Read More

2021-06-04 19:55:02
by Dan McCue
Colorado Lawmakers Told to Butt Out of Redistricting Effort

The Colorado Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed the independence of the state’s redistricting commissions, holding that an effort by the... Read More

The Colorado Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed the independence of the state’s redistricting commissions, holding that an effort by the General Assembly to change the process violated the state constitution. The ruling came as a result of an interrogatory lawsuit... Read More

2021-03-23 19:01:31
by Sara Wilkerson
Colorado Reignites Socially Conscious Animal Sheltering Debate

DENVER - A bill that would establish standards of care for every dog and cat housed in an animal shelter... Read More

DENVER - A bill that would establish standards of care for every dog and cat housed in an animal shelter or rescue facility in the state passed a crucial test in the Colorado legislature this week. HB1160, known as the... Read More

2020-10-30 20:14:37
by TWN Staff
CO-03: Lauren Boebert (R)

About Boebert: Lauren Boebert is a Coloradoan living on the Western Slope who believes in personal freedom, citizen rights, and... Read More

About Boebert: Lauren Boebert is a Coloradoan living on the Western Slope who believes in personal freedom, citizen rights, and upholding the Constitution of the United States. She is the founder, owner, and operator of Shooters Grill, a restaurant that... Read More

2020-10-30 20:06:25
by TWN Staff
CO-03: Diane Mitsch Busch (D)

About Busch: Busch is a former tenured professor, Routt County Commissioner, and State Representative, and has lived and worked in... Read More

About Busch: Busch is a former tenured professor, Routt County Commissioner, and State Representative, and has lived and worked in Colorado’s Western Slope for over 43 years. Raised by a single mother, she experienced an early childhood of financial insecurity.... Read More

2020-10-28 15:22:37
by TWN Staff
CO Senate: John Hickenlooper (D)

About Hickenlooper: John Wright Hickenlooper was named for his father, who passed away when he was only eight years old... Read More

About Hickenlooper: John Wright Hickenlooper was named for his father, who passed away when he was only eight years old but continues to have a lasting influence on Hickenlooper’s life. Hickenlooper started out as a geologist, but after being laid... Read More

2020-10-28 15:19:43
by TWN Staff
CO Senate: Cory Gardner (R)

About Gardner:  Gardner’s family has called Colorado home for five generations.  Gardner’s love for Colorado took him to Colorado State... Read More

About Gardner:  Gardner’s family has called Colorado home for five generations.  Gardner’s love for Colorado took him to Colorado State University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and later to Boulder, where he earned his law degree at the University... Read More

2020-06-26 21:14:26
by Gaspard Le Dem
Hickenlooper Holding On To Double Digit Lead In Colorado’s US Senate Primary

WASHINGTON - New polling shows former Governor John Hickenlooper taking a dominant lead over Andrew Romanoff in Colorado’s Democratic primary... Read More

WASHINGTON - New polling shows former Governor John Hickenlooper taking a dominant lead over Andrew Romanoff in Colorado’s Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, just days before voters cast their ballots on June 30. In a survey published on Thursday by... Read More

Analysis: A Second Look at the Colorado Senate Race

WASHINGTON — For the last week, national Republican strategists have been unloading on Colorado Democratic Senate hopeful John Hickenlooper, a... Read More

WASHINGTON — For the last week, national Republican strategists have been unloading on Colorado Democratic Senate hopeful John Hickenlooper, a former two-term governor and mayor of Denver. Their goals? First, to damage the Democratic front-runner going into a June 30... Read More

2020-01-31 21:27:10
by Dan McCue
States That Historically Lean Democrat Still Figure in Battleground Scenarios

It has become the mantra for the run-up to the primaries and caucuses: pick the wrong Democratic nominee, and any... Read More

It has become the mantra for the run-up to the primaries and caucuses: pick the wrong Democratic nominee, and any one of the battleground states can wind up in President Donald Trump's column. This mindset comes heavily into play when... Read More

2019-11-26 22:41:07
by Dan McCue
National Governors Association Working With 5 States on Improving Business Regulations

WASHINGTON — The National Governors Association announced Tuesday it is working with five states – Colorado, Alaska, Delaware, Rhode Island... Read More

WASHINGTON — The National Governors Association announced Tuesday it is working with five states – Colorado, Alaska, Delaware, Rhode Island and Tennessee – to help them improve their business regulatory processes to promote economic development. This work is being completed... Read More

2019-08-22 18:27:17
by Dan McCue
Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper Running For Senate

A presidential campaign behind him, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Thursday he's running for the U.S. Senate, vying for... Read More

A presidential campaign behind him, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Thursday he's running for the U.S. Senate, vying for the right to challenge Republican incumbent Cory Gardner. With his announcement, which came via a video message posted on his... Read More

2019-08-22 14:01:32
by Dan McCue
10th Circuit Sides With ‘Faithless Electors’ in Colorado 2016 Election Case

A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that three presidential electors from Colorado were unconstitutionally forced to cast their Electoral... Read More

A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that three presidential electors from Colorado were unconstitutionally forced to cast their Electoral College votes for Hillary Clinton in 2016. The ruling by a divided 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is a... Read More

2019-08-15 19:58:44
by Dan McCue
Hickenlooper Ends Presidential Bid With An Eye Toward U.S. Senate Seat

WASHINGTON - Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper dropped out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday, fueling speculation... Read More

WASHINGTON - Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper dropped out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday, fueling speculation that he will now set his sights on a U.S. Senate bid. Hickenlooper, 67, ran as a moderate, but never... Read More

2019-04-23 21:14:17
by Tom Ramstack
US Court Allows Patent for Marijuana Formulation

A federal court ruling last week set a precedent for property rights to cannabis products in the quickly growing marijuana... Read More

A federal court ruling last week set a precedent for property rights to cannabis products in the quickly growing marijuana industry. U.S. District Judge William Martinez, an Obama appointee who presides in Colorado, ruled that cannabinoid formulations can be considered... Read More

2019-01-02 02:32:51
by CO-02: Joe Neguse (D)
CO-02: Joe Neguse (D)

As a 34-year-old son of refugees from Africa, Joe is not your typical candidate for Congress. But his family’s ... Read More

As a 34-year-old son of refugees from Africa, Joe is not your typical candidate for Congress. But his family’s story, and deeply held belief that we need people from all walks of life to speak up and engage in ... Read More

2018-11-05 23:43:12
by CO-06: Jason Crow (D)
CO-06: Jason Crow (D)

At a time when our political system is broken and new leadership is needed to take us in a different ... Read More

At a time when our political system is broken and new leadership is needed to take us in a different direction, Jason Crow’s path feels refreshing and all-too rare. Jason grew up in a working-class home with values that ... Read More

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