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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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GOP Candidate Emerges In McFadyen’s Pueblo House District 47

Pueblo businessman and Republican Keith Swerdfeger, who ran unsuccessfully against state Rep. Buffie McFadyen in 2004, has filed paperwork to run for the seat she’s vacating in the November election.

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Curry: Insurance Bill Didn’t Affect Decision To Leave Democratic Party

Kathleen Curry disputed a rumor that her decision had been influenced by Democratic opposition to a health insurance bill which she plans to cosponsor with Rep. Ellen Roberts, R-Durango, The Colorado Statesman reports.

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In Interview, Rep. Joe Rice Suggests He Won’t Follow Curry’s Path

Rep. Joe Rice, a Littleton Democrat who represents a moderate district not unlike Kathleen Curry’s, said he understands her decision, even though he doesn’t agree with it.

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Substance Abuse Help Is Among New Colo. Laws

A new state law going into effect New Year’s Day will provide comprehensive preventive health care to people in rural Colorado.

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Pre-Session Surprise: Curry’s Party Switch Costs Her Leadership Positions

State Rep. Kathleen Curry, D-Gunnison, will relinquish her positions as speaker pro tem and chairwoman of the House agriculture committee after changing her voter registration from Democrat to unaffiliated.

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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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Budget Going Gets Tougher For Colo.

House Speaker Terrance Carroll, D-Denver, has repeatedly advised his colleagues that the priority next year should be on fiscal policy, not other controversial issues such as medical marijuana regulation.

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State Leaders Fashion Medical Pot Bill In Light Of New Statistics

State leaders have unveiled figures showing a large portion of medical-marijuana recommendations are written by doctors who are barred from writing other prescriptions.

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Grocers’ Sales of Wine, Beer Still Unresolved, Initiative’s Proponent Says

The Denver man pushing a proposed initiative to allow grocery stores to sell wine and full-strength beer hopes his measure doesn’t reach the ballot next fall, but only if some state lawmaker decides to bring the idea up during next year’s legislative session.

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