Politics

3:44pm

Fri September 23, 2011
Politics

Secretary of State files a Lawsuit Against Denver Clerk and Recorder

Raj Chohan

Colorado’s Secretary of State filed a lawsuit against the city of Denver this week in advance of November’s election. It’s one the topics that our media partners at Colorado Public Television and “Colorado Inside Out” are discussing.

12:40pm

Thu September 22, 2011
Politics

Udall Questions Top Defense Officials about Pakistan

Capitol News Connection

The nation’s top defense officials told a Senate committee on Thursday the U-S must remain invested in Iraq and Afghanistan for now. But Colorado Senator Mark Udall had another country on his mind.

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2:57pm

Tue September 20, 2011
Politics

Colorado Senator Praises Repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

Capitol News Connection

Colorado Senator Mark Udall called Tuesday’s repeal of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy “a giant step” for national security and fundamental fairness.

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1:35pm

Tue September 20, 2011
Economy

Colorado Economic Forecast Grim

State economists are warning that the risks of a double-dip recession are rising in Colorado.  A new revenue forecast out Tuesday from the non-partisan Legislative Council shows that the state’s economy is still growing, but at a very slow rate.

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10:01pm

Mon September 19, 2011
Politics

Gov. Perry Cut Funds For Women's Health In Texas

Texas Gov. Rick Perry likes to hold out the Lone Star State as a model — his vision for the country. But while Texas' growing economy has been a reliable jobs producer, the state's health care system is straining.

Only 48 percent of Texans have private health insurance, and more than a quarter of the state's population has no insurance at all, more than any other state. To fill this gap, the state's hospital emergency rooms and dozens of women's health clinics have stepped in to serve the uninsured across Texas.

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