Election 2014 http://www.kunc.org en Personhood's Third Attempt Seeps Into Colorado's Close Senate Race http://www.kunc.org/post/personhoods-third-attempt-seeps-colorados-close-senate-race <p>Colorado voters will once again decide on an amendment that would give unborn babies the same constitutional and legal rights as a person. The measure is bringing out some familiar faces – it’s also impacting one of the closest U.S. Senate races in the country.</p><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:36:13 +0000 Bente Birkeland 59073 at http://www.kunc.org Personhood's Third Attempt Seeps Into Colorado's Close Senate Race Stumping For Beauprez, Christie Stands Firm On Colorado Pot http://www.kunc.org/post/stumping-beauprez-christie-stands-firm-colorado-pot <p>While campaigning for Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie refused to back down from his <a href="http://www.politico.com/story/2014/04/chris-christie-marijuana-colorado-pot-105888.html" target="_blank">comments made earlier in 2014</a>, criticizing Colorado’s quality of life after legalizing recreational marijuana.</p><p>“We’ve got to stop in public life worrying about making everybody happy and faking it, like we’re going to agree all the time,” said Christie.</p><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:35:05 +0000 Bente Birkeland 59034 at http://www.kunc.org Stumping For Beauprez, Christie Stands Firm On Colorado Pot New Ad Campaign Aims To Persuade Pols Conservation Matters http://www.kunc.org/post/new-ad-campaign-aims-persuade-pols-conservation-matters <p>Western voters have <a href="http://www.kunc.org/post/support-renewable-energy-conservation-may-help-2014-candidates">said they care</a> about conservation and protection of public lands.</p><p>Now, an advertising campaign by the Denver-based group Center for Western Priorities aims to persuade elected officials – and those up for election – that land and water conservation is an issue that could affect their candidacy.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:44:33 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 58897 at http://www.kunc.org New Ad Campaign Aims To Persuade Pols Conservation Matters Hickenlooper Nixes Special Session, Oil And Gas Battle Moves To The Ballot http://www.kunc.org/post/hickenlooper-nixes-special-session-oil-and-gas-battle-moves-ballot <p>Governor John Hickenlooper has formally pulled the plug on the possibility of a special legislation session to consider stricter rules for the oil and gas industry. Hickenlooper said there weren't enough stakeholders on board for a bipartisan solution.</p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:57:24 +0000 Bente Birkeland 58890 at http://www.kunc.org Hickenlooper Nixes Special Session, Oil And Gas Battle Moves To The Ballot Group Cleared For Signature Gathering As Special Session Hopes Dwindle http://www.kunc.org/post/group-cleared-signature-gathering-special-session-hopes-dwindle <p>The group Safe. Clean. Colorado. said it’s received clearance from the Colorado Supreme Court to gather signatures for more statewide ballot measures placing limits on oil and gas development.</p><p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:27:37 +0000 Grace Hood 58421 at http://www.kunc.org Group Cleared For Signature Gathering As Special Session Hopes Dwindle