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Megan Schrader

State Government Reporter

  • GOP campaign arm spending money to get candidates in office and stay there

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    A new campaign arm of the Republican Party started targeting close state legislative races Thursday, including the central Colorado Springs Senate District 11 race, with a controversial campaign finance group expected to spend millions in an attempt to get Republicans elected. "This...

  • Colorado sheriffs tee off on Hickenlooper's death penalty stance

    Published: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    In a video released Thursday by gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez's campaign, three Colorado sheriffs criticize Gov. John Hickenlooper's position on the death penalty. The videos were shot at a private campaign event at a home in Jefferson County and the sheriff's tee off on...

  • WATCH: Sen. Udall broaches NSA spying in new online ad

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colorado, launched an online campaign ad Thursday painting himself as a tireless protector of public privacy in the face of intrusion from the federal government, namely the National Security Administration. Udall is in an ugly race with U.S. Rep. Cory...

  • State leaders 'appalled' by report of drug prescriptions to juveniles in Colorado correction facilities

    Yesterday

    DENVER - Juveniles in the state's correctional facilities have been prescribed psychotropic and other medications without proper parental consent, pertinent medical screenings or adequate record keeping of symptoms and diagnosis, according to a report released Tuesday by the Colorado...

  • Democratic opponent wants Klingenschmitt to withdraw from Colorado State Senate race

    Published: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    Democratic state House candidate Lois Fornander called on her opponent to withdraw a day after Gordon Klingenschmitt made news for comparing Congressman Jared Polis, D-Boulder, to rebel armies in Iraq and Syria that are beheading Christians. The comment - included in a newsletter...

  • Glenn Carlson, HD14 candidate, to meet voters

    Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    Colorado House District 14 candidate Glenn Carlson is holding a meet and greet 5 p.m. Tuesday at Joey's Pizza, 1829 Briargate Blvd. The Democrat is set to face incumbent Rep. Dan Nordberg, a Republican, in the November election and will be meeting with voters at the pizza place to...

  • Blog: Opponent calls for Klingenschmitt to withdraw

    Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    Lois Fornander is calling for her opponent for the state House of Representatives to withdraw from the election after what she calls "a homophobic attack on Congressman Jared Polis." Fornander, a Democrat, is set to face Republican Gordon Klingenschmitt in November for the eastern...

  • El Paso County candidate for state House issues apology video after Dems, GOP criticize comments

    Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    After both Democratic and Republican leaders cried foul Monday, an El Paso County candidate for the state House of Representatives issued a video apology for his comments in a newsletter email comparing a Colorado congressman's bill to beheadings of Christians in Iraq. "Apparently...

  • Aurora, taxpayers face off in district court over taxing district for hotel project

    Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    BRIGHTON - The city of Aurora asked an Adams County District Court judge on Monday to dismiss a lawsuit that claims the city violated TABOR with parts of a multimillion-dollar incentive package for a hotel developer. "The project has been held up pending the litigation and we are...

  • State politicians don cowboy clothes at annual State Fair fundraiser

    Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    PUEBLO - The state's top politicians and political hopefuls donned their cowboy hats and boots for the Colorado State Fair's annual legislative barbecue - a key networking event in a particularly competitive election year. Gov. John Hickenlooper touted the state's strong agricultural...

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