In the wake of an historic Senate filibuster over the murky U.S. laws governing drone strikes, Colorado Senator Mark Udall on Thursday urged his colleagues to confirm John Brennan as the new director of the CIA.
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BOULDER– In a speech that alternated between conversational asides and full-throat exhortations, President Obama rallied roughly 11,000 supporters at the packed Coors Event Center on the University of Colorado campus here Thursday. It was the latest but not the last scheduled event in the high-intensity swing-state get-out-the-vote effort his campaign here has orchestrated for the final short stretch to Election Day next week.
A plan to manage some of Colorado’s most prized forests went into effect on Tuesday, marking the end of a seven-year process conducted among an eclectic mix of stakeholders.
ASPEN — Public policy and political will must shift as dramatically
as the winds that have whipped Colorado’s record wildfires, experts
say, or the state’s residents will continue to pay a higher and higher
price for forests that are dying due to global climate change.
The nine-member Colorado delegation to Washington announced today it is working together as a bipartisan group to wring as much help as it can from the federal government to address the wildfires presently raging across the state, fouling the air across hundreds of miles of the Front Range, racking up enormous sums in damages and displacing tens of thousands of residents.
The United States Supreme Court today ruled several key parts of Arizona’s immigration enforcement law, SB-1070, unconstitutional. The Court did uphold Arizona’s right to require law enforcement officers to ask for proof of a person’s legal status whenever they have stopped someone for a legitimate purpose and have reasonable suspicion that the person is in the country illegally.
For years, Colorado U.S. Senator Mark Udall has been seeking and failing to gather information on counter-terrorism laws that allow the government to spy on Americans without obtaining warrants.
U.S. Sen. Mark Udall has a new routine. He wakes up every morning, puts on a suit and tie and then implores his colleagues on Capitol Hill to pass the wind production tax credit.
It didn’t take long for the High Park Fire to become politicized.
Rising temperatures are projected to trigger more wildfires in nearly all of North America and most of Europe, according to a new study, but climate change may have the opposite effect around the equator.