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2:14pm

Tue February 22, 2011
Politics

Union Workers, Tea Party Activists Clash at Colorado Capitol

Several hundred union workers and leaders gather for a rally in support of Wisconsin union workers outside the Colorado capitol.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Union protests following the labor battle at the Wisconsin legislature are spilling into other states.  In Colorado, union leaders and workers staged a rally Tuesday outside the state capitol where public employee unions protested proposed cuts to their benefits.

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1:43pm

Tue February 22, 2011
Politics

Colorado Republicans Take Aim at Soda Tax

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A measure coming up for debate at the state capitol would ratchet back sales taxes on Coke, Pepsi and other soft drinks.

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1:28pm

Tue February 22, 2011
Water

Reservoir Levels Strong, but Eastern Colorado Still Thirsty

Colorado Reservoir
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Colorado water officials say reservoir levels across the state are strong, but the next few months will determine how much water is available for the spring and early irrigation season.

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8:35pm

Mon February 21, 2011
Politics

Union Workers to Rally at Colorado Capitol

Photo courtesy of the Colorado Independent

Several hundred state employees are expected to descend on the state capitol at noon Tuesday for what organizers are billing as a rally in support of the Wisconsin union workers.

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3:57pm

Mon February 21, 2011
Politics

Gardner Leads Charge in Defunding Healthcare

Colorado Statesman

Republicans in the U.S. House passed a package of spending cuts over the weekend that contains an amendment by Colorado Congressman Cory Gardner that seeks to defund part of President Obama’s healthcare law.

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