Politics

12:44pm

Mon October 3, 2011
Politics

Proposal for New State House Maps Submitted

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The state Supreme Court will have the ultimate say on whether new statehouse legislative maps are fair, balanced and follow the Colorado constitution. A bi-partisan committee spent several months redrawing the maps. If adopted, the new districts would be in place for the November 2012 election. KUNC’s state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland has more.

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6:10am

Mon October 3, 2011
The Two-Way

'Occupy Wall Street' Spreads

Originally published on Mon October 3, 2011 11:03 am

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Police begin to arrest "Occupy Wall Street" demonstrators on the Brooklyn Bridge. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011.

Stephanie Keith AP

The "Occupy Wall Street" protests "appears to be settling in for the long term," NPR's Jeff Brady reports.

And as Jeff said on Weekend Edition Sunday:

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3:19pm

Fri September 30, 2011
Politics

Are Colorado Voters Buying Obama’s Jobs Pitch? CIO Debates

Coloradans got to hear first hand from President Barack Obama this week when he visited to pitch his jobs bill. It’s one the topics that our media partners at Colorado Public Television and “Colorado Inside Out” are discussing.

12:33pm

Fri September 30, 2011
Election

Voter Registration Deadline is Monday, Oct. 3

The deadline to register to vote in November’s election is this coming Monday. It will be an all-mail ballot election for most of Colorado's 64 counties.

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2:14pm

Thu September 29, 2011
Law

Law Doesn't Mark End Of Alabama Immigration Battle

Originally published on Fri September 30, 2011 3:37 am

Gov. Robert Bentley talks with reporters outside the Capitol in Montgomery, Ala., on Wednesday. Bentley said he will work with the state attorney general to appeal the parts of the decision that struck down sections of the state's illegal immigrant law.
Dave Martin AP

Alabama's toughest-in-the-nation law on illegal immigration went into effect Thursday, a day after a federal judge upheld some of its key provisions, but the court battle over the issue appears far from over.

State law enforcement can now question and detain without bond people they suspect may be in the country illegally, and public schools are required to verify students' immigration status.

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