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Post Raps Senate President Shaffer For His Anti-Deal Pinnacol Stance

It would seem the regrettable Pinnacol Follies have returned, the newspaper editorializes today.

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Colorado Senate President Shaffer Pans Pinnacol Separation Bid

The head of the Colorado Senate said Monday he does not want to privatize Pinnacol Assurance, a pronouncement that could dim prospects for the cash-strapped state to reap hundreds of millions of dollars by spinning off the workers’ compensation insurance fund.

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How Colo. News Orgs Covered Senate Panel’s Vote On PERA Fix

Here’s how Colorado news organizations on Tuesday covered SB10-001.

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Senate Finance Panel Approves Bipartisan PERA Fix

Warning that there will be a lot of shared pain, Colorado lawmakers gave initial approval Tuesday to a plan to rescue the state’s pension system that increases contributions from employees and employers and reduces benefits.

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Old Media Recommends Giving Some New Media Their Capitol Training Wheels

In a continuation of the old media vs. new media story, the Colorado Capitol Press Association recommends media credentials for The Colorado Independent, but only provisionally.

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Ritter’s Departure: Here’s Our List Of Winners, Losers

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Once Again, Colo. Journalists’ Panel Meets Secretly To Advise Officials

A panel of journalists that plays a crucial role in deciding which reporters get face-to-face access to legislators on the floor of the state Capitol is again gearing up for business — and causing controversy.

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Shaffer, Morse Tout Bills They Say Will Encourage Jobs

One would encourage doctors and nurses to practice in rural areas. The other would establish job retraining accounts. Pictured: Shaffer.

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Quest For Colorado’s Senate: Dems Have Strong Upper Hand

Colorado Democrats need to win only eight of 19 open seats in 2010 to retain control of the state Senate, a State Bill Colorado analysis shows.

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Despite Gap, Colorado GOP Upbeat About 2010 Elections

Bolstered by public frustrations with government, GOP leaders have set their sights on reclaiming the state House and Senate in an election year that will shape Colorado politics for the next decade.

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