Colorado Public Radio

Colorado Public Radio is a two-channel public radio state network based in Denver, CO. 

Pages

8:47am

Thu December 22, 2011
Politics

Governor Outlines Session Priorities

Courtesy of the State of Colorado Colorado.gov

State lawmakers reconvene next month for their annual legislative session. Colorado Public Radio’s Ryan Warner recently spoke with Governor John Hickenlooper about his goals for the session what impact reapportionment may have in the legislative process…

11:52pm

Tue November 1, 2011
Election Results

Initiative 300: Denver Votes No

Colorado Luis Flickr - Creative Commons

Denver voters were asked to decide if business should be required to offer mandatory sick leave to their workers. Initiative 300 was endorsed by labor unions and restaurant workers – but not by owners and business interests. And in the end voters overwhelmingly said “no”. Colorado Public Radio’s Eric Whitney has more.

Read more

10:06pm

Tue November 1, 2011
Election Results

Prop 103 Gets Failing Grade

Creative Commons

Colorado voters overwhelmingly struck down proposition 103 on Tuesday night. The statewide ballot measure would’ve temporarily increased sales and income taxes for public education.

Read more

9:45am

Tue October 25, 2011
Politics

Denver Voters to Decide Paid Sick Leave Initiative

Creative Commons

One of the fiercest campaign battles in this fall's elections in Colorado is about paid sick leave in the city of Denver. Initiative 300 would require all businesses to give their workers paid sick days. Colorado Public Radio’s Eric Whitney has a look at the arguments on both sides.

3:09pm

Thu August 18, 2011
Pro Cycling

Pro Cycling Returns to Colorado

Creative Commons

Colorado’s big new bike race kicks off Monday in Colorado Springs. The USA Pro Cycling Challenge is a big deal for cycling fans and for towns along the route. Colorado Public Radio’s Ryan Warner has a preview of the 600 mile race route.

Read more

Pages