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Monday, September 1, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘colorado’

Colorado Democratic Party Chair Lauds President

Colorado Democratic Party Chair Lauds President Obama’s Wall Street Reform Efforts

Reform Will Address Underlying Causes of Economic Crisis By Increasing Accountability, Strengthen Consumer Financial Protections, and End Taxpayer Bailouts for Wall Street Gamblers DENVER – Today President Obama traveled to New York City to argue for Wall Street reforms that will address the underlying causes of the economic crisis that nearly drove the U. S. economy off a cliff. President Obama has called on Congress to enact strong reforms that increase Wall Street accountability, boost ... Full Story

American Farmland Trust Releases Climate Change

American Farmland Trust Releases Climate Change Legislation Study

Impacts of Climate Change Legislation on Agriculture in the Rocky Mountain States of Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico Washington, D.C. —American Farmland Trust (AFT) has released a comprehensive study analyzing existing data and cost-benefit studies to assess the effects of climate change legislation on the agricultural economies of Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico. AFT sponsored the research to advance understanding of the economic implications for U. S. agriculture as Congress ... Full Story

Colorado Weekly Gas Price Update and Outlook

Colorado Weekly Gas Price Update and Outlook

Colorado, CO, March 15 Average retail gasoline prices in Colorado moved just 2.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.63/g today. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.78/g, according to gasoline price website ColoradoGasPrices.com. Including the change in gas prices in Colorado during the past week, prices today are 84.3 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 15.4 cents per gallon ... Full Story

No better choice than Andrew Romanoff

There is clearly no better choice than Andrew Romanoff in this year’s U. S. Senate race! I first met Andrew in 2004, shortly before he became Speaker of the State House of Representatives. Since then, I have been consistently impressed with his incisive grasp of complex issues, his ability to discuss them in understandable terms, and his proven commitment to respectful service on behalf of all Coloradans. I also find his sense of humor and his down-to-earth manner refreshing in someone of ... Full Story

This year’s caucuses are coming up quickly!

Dear Editor: This year’s caucuses are coming up quickly!   I plan on attending mine this year to show my strong support for Andrew Romanoff for U.S. Senate.   After following Andrew’s time as Colorado State House Speaker and hearing him speak to a variety of groups, I feel that he is our best choice for U.S. Senate.  Here are just two reasons why. Andrew has pledged to stand up for our interests – not for special interests – and I believe him. The Coloradoan newspaper said of ... Full Story

Speaking out for Andrew Romanoff

This year Democrats are extremely lucky to have a choice of who will be their candidate for U. S. Senate. And they’re extremely lucky to have on the ballot a person of conviction who will stand up for Coloradoans; that person is Andrew Romanoff. Andrew has taken a stand that he will not accept PAC or corporate money in this election. Like many of us, he believes that money corrupts the system. In contrast, Andrew’s opponent is #6 on a list of legislators that have received the most ... Full Story

Colorado 2010 big game regulations announced

DENVER, Colo. - The Colorado Wildlife Commission finalized 2010 big game regulations at its regular meeting Jan. 11. The Commission approved a variety of changes, some providing expanded opportunities for hunters. Key revisions include: Hybrid Draw: The Colorado Division of Wildlife established a "Hybrid" drawing for select elk and deer licenses for the 2010 hunting seasons. The purpose of the drawing is to give hunters the additional opportunity to draw a license for some of the ... Full Story

Colorado’s Natural Fireworks—Volcanoes

By Doug Nichols Berthoud Recorder Recently, fireworks have been heard around town, but they were nothing compared with Colorado’s natural fireworks -- volcanoes. Volcanoes in Colorado? Yes! Well, not recently, but definitely in the geological past. The most recent volcanic eruption in Colorado took place about 4,200 years ago near the present day town of Dotsero, by the confluence of the Colorado and Eagle Rivers, in the north-central part of the state. Interstate 70 cuts across the ... Full Story

Flu Now in Colorado; Pork Producers Call for Calm,

No matter what you want to call it, "swine flu" or "H1N1 influenza" is now in Colorado. Local pork producers are working hard to spread the word that their product is safe to eat, but at the same time the Pew Environment Group is calling attention to their study from last year on animal health and living conditions on industrial farms, which warned of just such an outbreak. Bob Martin, senior officer at Pew, says the fast-moving new strain of flu was not a surprise. "It's a little bit ... Full Story

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