Effort underway to address Colorado's 'fiscal thicket,' undo voter referendums

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

DENVER - There's a veritable graveyard in Colorado of failed constitutional reform movements.

Blue ribbon panels, legislative committees, summits and countless academic studies have been mulled up over the...

Is lobbying of politicians by public entities government waste or a better voice for cities, schools?

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

DENVER - Millions in taxpayer dollars were spent lobbying at the Colorado Capitol in 2015, often to get more taxpayer dollars.

Much of that money was spent by universities, community colleges, cities,...

Gardner: Democrats use of cloture vote was 'shameful'

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

Opposition to the Iran nuclear deal effectively died Thursday in the U.S. Senate, when Republicans were unable to muster 60 votes to end a threatened filibuster and pass a resolution opposing the president's...

Sen. Gardner says threat of filibuster on Iran deal 'shameful'

By: Megan Schrader

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, a Republican from Yuma Colorado, criticized Democrats in the Senate for trying to avoid a public vote Thursday on the Iran nuclear agreement.

Gardner, talking by phone from...

Colorado Springs politician looks to divest Colorado from Iran

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

Mark Waller, a former leader of state House Republicans and candidate for El Paso County commissioner, is helping launch an initiative petition to ask Colorado voters to divest the state from Iran.