• Klingenschmitt bill could have unintended consequences in Colorado

    BY RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jan 20, 2015

    On first read, Colorado House Bill 1044 might seem like bureaucratic jargon, with little meaning or implications for Colorado residents. As one of more than 100 bills introduced in the House this month, 1044 "concerns the periodic legislative review of executive branch agency rules."...

  • Colorado Springs Pearl Harbor survivor to attend State of the Union

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    A 101-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor from Colorado Springs will accompany Sen. Michael Bennet to the State of the Union address Tuesday in Washington. Retired Navy Lt. Jim Downing is the oldest known survivor of the Dec. 7, 1941, surprise attack on the American fleet at anchor in...

  • Tell The Gazette what stories you want leading up to the Colorado Springs city election

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    The 2015 Colorado Springs Municipal Election is fast approaching, and with four city council seats and the mayor's office up for grabs, plenty is on tap. The Gazette wants to partner with readers to determine the stories we write. If you would like to take part in The Gazette's...

  • 4 things to know about medical marijuana and the Colorado legislature

    By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    DENVER — Colorado lawmakers are taking another look at the state's medical marijuana market this week. That's because the state's medical marijuana regulations were passed in 2010 with a five-year sunset provision, so they expire this year if legislators don't renew them. Everything...

  • List: Events, along with what's open and not open, on MLK Day around Colorado Springs

    The Gazette
    Updated: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    Here's a roundup of events on Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, along with other holiday information around Colorado Springs: Monday events All-People's Breakfast - 8-10 a.m., Reid Arena in the El Pomar Sports Center, 44 W. Cache La Poudre St.; $7 payable at the door; 389-6607....

  • Ballot Countdown: John Suthers makes Colorado Springs mayoral bid official (watch livestream replay on gazette.com)

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    Here's a roundup of what's happening with the Colorado Springs mayoral campaign: Suthers officially kicks off campaign John Suthers officially joined the race for Colorado Springs mayor Saturday morning at Ivywild School. Suthers, 62, said in September that he was running, but...

  • Colorado clemency board created 2 years ago has done nothing

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    DENVER — More than two years after the re-creation of the Executive Clemency Advisory Board, the board has yet to review a single application. On Monday Gov. John Hickenlooper filled all seven seats on the board he created in October 2012. About 150 applications have been submitted...

  • Fine print in Affordable Care Act could leave some without insurance

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    At the start of the new year, a major component of the Affordable Care Act kicked in with all the fanfare of a sparkler. The reason: Most businesses now required to offer health insurance - those with at least 100 employees - already do so. But the new health insurance mandate for...

  • Glenn: Early announcement for U.S. Senate run shows he is 'very serious'

    BY STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jan 16, 2015

    Just days after he was officially sworn in for his second term as an El Paso County Commissioner, Darryl Glenn announced Thursday that he will run for U.S. Senate in 2016. Glenn, who represents District 1 on the board of county commissioners, said he believes his experience in local...

  • Cadman applauds Hickenlooper's conciliatory tone in state address

    By RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jan 16, 2015

    DENVER - Republican state lawmakers praised Gov. John Hickenlooper for striking an affable, cooperative tone Thursday in his wide-ranging State of the State address, which invoked the consistent theme of bipartisanship among the still-young 2015 Legislature. But while Democratic...

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