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Democrats select Guzman to lead caucus in Colorado Senate

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

DENVER - Lucia Guzman, the Democratic senator from northwest Denver, was elected Minority Leader by her caucus Wednesday to fill the position left empty by Sen. Morgan Carroll who stepped down from the leadership...

Douglas Bruce hearing on alleged probation violations continued to Aug. 31

By: Megan Schrader megan.schrader@gazette.com

Douglas Bruce defended himself in court Monday against charges he violated his probation, and the prosecution indicated additional complaints have been filed against Bruce since his last hearing in April stemming...

Douglas Bruce in court Monday on possible probation violation

By: Megan Schrader megan.schrader@gazette.com

DENVER - Douglas Bruce, the Colorado Springs author of the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights (TABOR), is back in court Monday for a hearing to determine whether failing to disclose a real estate transaction with a city...

Announced Army cuts show about half of expected reductions

By: STEPHEN HOBBS AND MEGAN SCHRADER The Gazette

Troop reductions announced by the Army Thursday were only the first round of the branch's effort to eliminate 40,000 soldiers over the next three years.

A Gazette review of the reductions at 30 military...

Army sets time to announce details of troop cuts

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

Details of how the Army will cut an estimated 40,000 active duty troops and 17,000 civilians across the U.S. will be unveiled at 11 a.m. Thursday, according to Cynthia O. Smith, deputy division chief with Army...

Recreational marijuana advocates want Denver voters to allow use in bars, clubs

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

DENVER - Authors of the constitutional amendment that legalized marijuana in Colorado want to legalize public recreational pot clubs in Denver, while Colorado Springs officials work in the opposite direction.

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Colorado senators team up to prevent major cuts to Pikes Peak region military facilities

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

DENVER - Colorado's senators crossed party lines last week and teamed up to ask the secretary of defense to look kindly on the state when making decisions about reducing forces at military installations.

"As...

Paul to Denver crowd: Government should mind its business

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

DENVER - A few hours after meeting with leaders of Colorado's marijuana industry, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul didn't talk about legalizing pot when he addressed a crowd of about 300 packed into a bar in Denver's Cherry...