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Coloradans shouldn’t be forced to subsidize electric vehicle whims of a wealthy few

Coloradans shouldn’t be forced to subsidize electric vehicle whims of a wealthy few

As the state struggles to fund roads and bridges, there is no justification for forcing rural or low-income Coloradans to subsidize wealthier Front Range residents who want to buy a second or third vehicle.

By Michael Sandoval · January 16, 2017 · 0 comments · Energy, Environment, Michael Sandoval, Politics, Taxes, Transportation
Fake outrage over Trump’s EPA pick will make matters worse for green groups

Fake outrage over Trump’s EPA pick will make matters worse for green groups

The campaign to block Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt from becoming EPA administrator shows green groups have learned nothing from the 2016 election and still have big problems with blue-collar voters.

By Simon Lomax · December 13, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Economy, Elections, Energy, Environment, National, Politics
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New Senate energy panel opens the door to bipartisan ozone solutions

The new committee could tackle the Obama EPA’s ozone standard, which has attracted strong bipartisan criticism in Colorado.

By Simon Lomax · December 3, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Economy, Energy, Environment, Gold Dome, Politics
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From fracking bans to red tape: Environmental left makes post-election shift

After a disastrous election season for anti-fossil fuel groups, how do they keep their political agenda alive? Some important clues emerged this week during an obscure regulatory hearing about ozone.

By Simon Lomax · November 18, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Economy, Energy, Environment, National
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Free advice for Tom Steyer: Go back to California

The California billionaire and anti-fossil fuel activist is bad at politics, plain and simple.

By Simon Lomax · November 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Economy, Elections, Energy, Environment, Gold Dome, National, Politics
The closer: Climate crusader Al Gore makes final argument for Democrats in Colorado

The closer: Climate crusader Al Gore makes final argument for Democrats in Colorado

For the left, Al Gore is the perfect surrogate to close out this year’s election in Colorado. He’s national politics, left-wing politics and climate politics all rolled into one.

By Simon Lomax · November 8, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Criminal Justice, Economy, Elections, Energy, Environment, Gold Dome, National, Politics
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Democrats promise new climate committee to push Tom Steyer’s anti-fossil fuel agenda through Colorado legislature

The new climate committee will partner with Conservation Colorado, a group with close ties to the California billionaire environmentalist, according to a senior lawmaker.

By Simon Lomax · October 29, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Elections, Energy, Environment, Gold Dome, National, Politics
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Soros makes big move in Colorado as left-wing cash pummels down-ballot candidates

New York financier George Soros joins other left-wing groups and donors, including California billionaire Tom Steyer, in campaign to win down-ballot races in Colorado this year.

By Simon Lomax · October 24, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Elections, Energy, Environment, Gold Dome, National, Politics
E-mails: Six-figure job at CU law school changed to part-time for regent candidate

E-mails: Six-figure job at CU law school changed to part-time for regent candidate

“Will work 3/4 time so have time to campaign,” Madden wrote in an e-mail after accepting the $110,000 per year position. “Dream job for me!!”

By Simon Lomax · October 14, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Elections, Energy, Environment, Gold Dome, Higher Education, Politics
Steyer-nara: Democrat disowns fossil-fuel divestment in quest for seat on university board

Steyer-nara: Democrat disowns fossil-fuel divestment in quest for seat on university board

After months of tip-toeing around the issue, CU Regent candidate Alice Madden says she will not support fossil-fuel divestment at the university.

By Simon Lomax · October 13, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Education, Energy, Environment, Gold Dome, National, Politics