Jody Hope Strogoff

Political News Contributor

Jody Hope Strogoff is the editor and publisher of The Colorado Statesman. The Statesman is a non-partisan political weekly newspaper, founded in 1898. Jody began working at the newspaper in the late 1970s, later purchasing the publication in 1988. She discusses the state’s political scene each Tuesday at 6:35 and 8:35 during KUNC’s Morning Edition.

 

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6:00am

Tue July 26, 2011
Politics

Presidential Politicking Comes to Colorado

Colorado Statesman

The impasse over raising the nation’s debt limit continues to be the hot topic in Washington. But both Democrats and Republicans are going to do some Presidential Politicking in Colorado this week. KUNC’s Brian Larson spoke to Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff for the latest.

4:50pm

Mon July 18, 2011
Politics

Colorado’s Role in the Debt Showdown

Colorado Statesman

The clock is ticking as lawmakers grapple with budget issues that could cause the nation to default on its loans. The Republican-controlled House is expected to pass a balanced budget amendment this week as a part of any deal. KUNC’s Brian Larson spoke with Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff about Colorado’s role in the negotiations.

1:01pm

Mon July 11, 2011
State Politics

Congressional Challenges Begin in Colorado

Incumbent Republican Congressman Scott Tipton of CD 3, Cory Gardner of CD 4, and Mike Coffman of CD 6 currently have Democratic challengers for their 2012 reelection races.
Photo by Jody Hope Strogoff The Colorado Statesman

We’re still 16 months way from the 2012 election. But this is the prime time for challengers to begin their campaigns - which is exactly what three Democrats have done recently for state congressional seats.

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5:15am

Tue June 28, 2011
State Politics

Colorado's Fiscal Year Ends With A Surplus

Colorado Statesman

According to the latest projection from the legislature’s Joint Budget Committee Colorado will finish up the 2010-2011 budget year with a surplus of more than $300 million. KUNC's Brian Larson spoke to Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff about the extra money and what it means for the state.

1:52pm

Mon June 20, 2011
State Politics

Possible Ethics Issue against Congressman Tipton, Perlmutter

Colorado Statesman

Colorado representatives Democrat Ed Perlmutter and Republican Scott Tipton are under fire for possible conflicts of interest between their personal finances – namely the stock that they own in certain companies – and the assignments they hold in congress.

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