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Megan Schrader

State Government Reporter

  • Ballot Countdown: Political news and events

    Updated: 2 min ago

    GRAND JUNCTION - After months of campaigning, several statewide candidates will meet in Grand Junction Saturday for their first debates, including Gov. John Hickenlooper and his Republican challenger Bob Beauprez. The debate also will include candidates in the close race to be one of...

  • Judge rules lawsuit challenging Aurora project can move forward

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    A lawsuit challenging a portion of the multimillion-dollar incentive package offered to the developer of the proposed Gaylord Rockies hotel and conference center in Aurora will go forward, according to a ruling Friday by Adams County District Court Judge Ted C. Tow. Aurora residents...

  • Billiards play prominently in dueling governor campaign ads

    Yesterday

    Gov. John Hickenlooper got lots of press for shooting pool with President Barack Obama in July at a Denver brewery but the photo op has inspired a negative ad going after the embattled Democrat and a recent response released Thursday. The Republican Governors Association is running...

  • GOP campaign arm seeks candidates with staying power in Colorado

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    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: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    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

    Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    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...

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