Earth Day and 420 marijuana festivities clash in Colorado

By   /  April 22, 2015  /  Colorado, Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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Colorado’s marijuana industry is at odds with Earth Day, whose environmental movement initially brought about the marijuana culture.

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Judicial department denies records of justices’ work habits

By   /  April 22, 2015  /  Accountability, Colorado, Judiciary, News, Open Records, Transparency  /  No Comments

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The Colorado Judicial Branch has refused to disclose information about the work schedule of the chief justice and other employees after documented some top judicial officials were paid additional public money to teach on state time.

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Colorado a leading debtor state compared to U.S. average

By   /  April 21, 2015  /  Colorado, Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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Watchdog Arena analysis finds that Colorado is a leading debtor on average compared to the rest of the United States.

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Nanny of the Week: Don’t mix beer and ice cream – because of the children

By   /  April 20, 2015  /  Colorado, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Ice cream is wonderful.

Beer is wonderful (as long as you’re at least 21 years old, of course).

Putting them together? Well, maybe not the most obvious of flavor combinations, but I guess I’d be willing to give it a shot.

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Report: Will Colorado stay a ‘Rich State’?

By   /  April 20, 2015  /  Colorado, Economy, Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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Colorado’s economic outlook ranking in this year’s ‘Rich States, Poor States’ report should draw alarm in terms of long-term growth.

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Charter school bill to further expand Denver’s school choice record

By   /  April 16, 2015  /  Colorado, Education, Education Blog, Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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A bill in front of the state Legislature may compliment Denver Public Schools’ openness to charter schools by creating another avenue for authorization.

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