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Marijuana tax fix signed into Colorado law
Marijuana tax fix signed into Colorado law

By: Marianne Goodland - 0 3 hr ago

The bill to fix the mistake made in the 2017 omnibus bill for rural Colorado has now made it into law. Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne signed Senate Bill 88...

NRA campaign contributions in Colorado heavily favor Republicans
NRA campaign contributions in Colorado heavily favor Republicans

By: Marianne Goodland - 0 4 hr ago

A review of campaign contributions made by the National Rifle Association shows that the group has given more money since 2010 to U.S. Rep. Mike...

Monument trustee accused of unethical pursuit of town job
Monument trustee accused of unethical pursuit of town job

By: Rachel Riley - 0 4 hr ago

An elected Monument official may have acted unethically by offering gifts to the town manager while pursuing a position on his staff and later...

Trump agrees with Colorado Republican lawmaker on arming teachers
Trump agrees with Colorado Republican lawmaker on arming teachers

By: Tom Ramstack - 0 5 hr ago

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump agreed with Colorado's top Republican in the General Assembly during a discussion of a controversial proposal for...

Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA
Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA

By: - 0 6 hr ago

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump endorsed stricter gun-control measures Thursday, including raising the minimum age to 21 for possessing a broader...

New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates
New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

By: - 0 6 hr ago

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and...

Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair
Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

By: - 0 7 hr ago

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis grand jury on Thursday indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a...

Partnerships over laws touted at Colorado Springs affordable housing forum
Partnerships over laws touted at Colorado Springs affordable housing forum

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 10 hr ago

Incentives and partnerships will more effectively address Colorado Springs' affordable housing shortage than new laws or ordinances, five local leaders...

Colorado to pay Nebraska $4M in Republican River settlement
Colorado to pay Nebraska $4M in Republican River settlement

By: - 0 10 hr ago

LINCOLN, Neb. — Colorado officials have agreed to pay Nebraska $4 million to settle old claims that their state violated a water-sharing compact...

NRA goes on the offensive after Parkland shooting, assailing media and calling for more armed school security
NRA goes on the offensive after Parkland shooting, assailing media and calling for more armed school security

By: - 0 12 hr ago

After a week of media silence following the school shooting in Florida, the National Rifle Association has gone on the offensive in its first public...

Trump doubles down on arming some teachers, praises NRA leadership
Trump doubles down on arming some teachers, praises NRA leadership

By: - 0 16 hr ago

President Trump on Thursday doubled down on his idea of arming some teachers as a deterrent for school shootings and praised the top leadership of the...

National gun debate visits the Colorado Capitol
National gun debate visits the Colorado Capitol

By: Joey Bunch - 0 17 hr ago

In the wake of a school shooting in Florida last week, Colorado lawmakers on Wednesday weighed a trio of bills aimed at loosening up - not toughening -...

Colorado Springs councilman walks out of executive session, cites systemic lack of transparency
Colorado Springs councilman walks out of executive session, cites systemic lack of transparency

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 19 hr ago

Accusing Colorado Springs leaders of violating the state Sunshine Law on open meetings, City Councilman Bill Murray walked out of an executive session...

Monument police chief back at work; town manager remains suspended
Monument police chief back at work; town manager remains suspended

By: Rachel Riley - 0 19 hr ago

Monument's police chief is back at work but the town manager remains on suspension amid allegations of misconduct, including sexual harassment....

'Fix it!' Gun violence plea to Trump from students, parents
'Fix it!' Gun violence plea to Trump from students, parents

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 21, 2018

WASHINGTON — Spilling out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen security, students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump on Wednesday to...

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