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Colorado Drawing New Districts

Updated: 12/06/2011 - A panel drawing new Colorado Legislative Districts is discussing which maps to send to the State Supreme Court for approval.

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Colorado lawmakers reviving faith meetings

Updated: 09/06/2011 - More than two dozen Colorado state lawmakers are reviving a "prayer caucus" to meet during the legislative session to pray and talk about their faith.

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Cottage food effort cooking in Colorado

Updated: 08/31/2011 - When she could no longer afford to rent her office space, one local woman had hoped to run her business from home -- but found state laws barred her from doing so. Now, after months of pushing to get the rules changed, she may just get her wish.

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S&P Downgrades US Credit Rating

Updated: 08/06/2011 - Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's says it has downgraded the United States' credit rating for the first time in the history of the ratings.

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Bennet: Congress Must Keep Working on Debt

Posted: 08/03/2011 - Though Colorado Senator Michael Bennet is "relieved" that Congress was able to pass a debt deal before the default deadline, he says elected leaders must continue working to reduce our nation's debt.

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Udall Introduces Balanced Budget Amendment in Senate

Posted: 08/03/2011 - As part of the agreement to raise the national debt ceiling, both chambers of Congress are now required to vote on a balanced budget amendment -- and leading that charge in the U.S. Senate is Colorado Senator Mark Udall.

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Hickenlooper: "No Pay for Play" in State Board Appointment

Updated: 07/29/2011 - While in Grand Junction Friday, Governor John Hickenlooper took time to clear the air over a new appointment he made to a state board, after it was learned the appointee contributed hundreds of dollars to his campaign fund.

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Debt Deadline Looms, CO Citizens say "Get Deal Done"

Updated: 07/27/2011 - As the debt ceiling showdown continues in Washington, Americans are growing frustrated with lawmakers in Congress. In Colorado, voters are jamming the phone lines at local Congressional offices, urging their leaders to get a deal done.

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Colorado Lawmakers Get Requests for Caylee Law

Posted: 07/12/2011 - DENVER (AP) -- Colorado lawmakers say they're being deluged with emails and letters asking them to make it a crime for failing to report the death of a child within one hour.

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Obama Calls Meeting with Leaders "Constructive"

Updated: 07/07/2011 - President Barack Obama declared a debt-crisis session Thursday with Congressional leaders was "very constructive" but said the parties were still far apart on deficit reduction proposals.

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Immigration Program Pricey, CO Sheriff's say

Posted: 07/06/2011 - GRAND JUNCTION, COLO. (AP) -- Several Colorado County Sheriffs say can't afford to pay the costs of an expanding federal program that uses fingerprints to identify illegal immigrants.

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Local Lawmakers Reflect on "Challenging" Session

Posted: 05/18/2011 - A massive budget deficit, an opportunity to redraw Congressional districts, and new leadership at the Capitol are just a few standouts from what Western Slope lawmakers are calling a "challenging" 2011 session.

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