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Colorado State Rep. Pace steps down as House minority leader

By | 11.15.11 | 4:25 pm | More from The Colorado Independent

State Representative Sal Pace, D-Pueblo, announced today that he will step down as the Democratic leader of the Colorado State House.

VIDEO: Bennet on the unpopularity of Congress

By | 11.11.11 | 3:06 pm | More from The Colorado Independent

Senator Michael Bennet is perhaps never in finer form than when he rails against his own kind. Armed with charts, he gave a funny, pointed floor speech earlier this week, where he noted that the approval rating of Congress stands at about nine percent today.

Bennet lauds Senate rejection of net neutrality repeal

By | 11.11.11 | 10:26 am | More from The Colorado Independent

The resolution to disapprove the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules was defeated in the U.S. Senate today.

Senator Udall calls for firing and prosecuting those responsible for military remains atrocities

By | 11.10.11 | 4:25 pm | More from The Colorado Independent

Today, Senator Mark Udall called for the prosecution and/or firing of those involved in the improper handling of the remains of service men and women by the Dover Air Force Base. His comments were in response to news reports that the mortuary at Dover Air Force Base – the point More…

Dems point to support for ‘personhood’ as Romney’s downfall in Colorado

By | 11.04.11 | 5:55 pm | More from The Colorado Independent

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has struggled to win over social-conservative primary campaign voters, but he recently took up the hard-core anti-abortion, anti-birth control, anti-stem cell personhood movement, which would grant full citizen rights to fertilized human eggs. It’s a move that will surely doom his chances to win More…

Koch brothers story has aired on more than 400 stations, reaching millions of people

By | 11.04.11 | 11:12 am | More from The Colorado Independent

A radio version of The Colorado Independent’s story Monday on the Koch brothers influence in environmental politics has now been aired on more than 400 radio stations in more than 30 states. The radio story was produced by Kathleen Ryan for Public News Service.

Ryan interviewed Colorado Independent reporter Troy More…

Department of Justice retreats on controversial FOIA rule

By | 11.03.11 | 5:39 pm | More from The Colorado Independent

Image by Matt MahurinFaced with increasing push-back from the public, the media, government watchdogs and a bipartisan list of lawmakers, the Department of Justice Thursday agreed to drop a proposed regulation that would have allowed government agencies to lie to members of the public seeking records through the Freedom of Information Act.

Detailing the Koch brothers’ influence on environmental politics

By | 10.31.11 | 11:16 am | More from The Colorado Independent

Koch Industries Inc. isn’t just in Kansas anymore, Toto.

The nation’s second largest private company and its subsidiaries are also in Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, Texas and just about every other state in the nation. But the locale where Koch Industries is making its presence felt the More…