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Amendment 67:Definition of Person and Child

October 15, 2014
Amendment 67 proposes amending the Colorado Constitution to specify that the terms "person" and "child" in the Colorado Criminal Code and the state wrongful death statutes include unborn human beings. This was NOT presented at the Issues and Answers Forum.

Proposition 105:Labeling Genetically Modified Food

October 15, 2014
Excerpt from the 2014 Glenwood Springs Chamber Issues and Answers Forum on October 14th. 
Proposition 105 proposes amending the Colorado statutes to (1) require foods that are genetically modified or producedwith genetic engineering to include the words "ProducedWith Genetic Engineering" on the label or container, withcertain exceptions;(2) apply existing food mislabeling penalties in state law to a food manufacturer, distributor, or retailer for failing to comply with the labeling requirements;(3) prohibit a person from bringing legal action against a manufacturer, distributor, or retailer for failing to comply with the labeling requirements; and (4) require the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to develop regulations and oversee the labeling requirements.
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Amendment 68:Horse Racetrack Casino Gambling

October 15, 2014
Excerpt from the 2014 Glenwood Springs Chamber Issues and Answers Forum on October 14th. 
Amendment 68 proposes amending the Colorado Constitution to permit casino gambling at horse racetracks in Arapahoe, Mesa and Pueblo counties, limited to one racetrack in each county and distribute new casino gambling tax revenue to K-12 public schools.
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Colorado Prop 104:School Board Meeting Requirements

October 15, 2014
Excerpt from the 2014 Glenwood Springs Chamber Issues and Answers Forum on October 14th. 
Proposition 104 proposes amending the Colorado statutes to require that local school boards or their representatives negotiate collective bargaining agreements in open meetings.
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Garfield County Commissioners Debate Part 2

October 15, 2014
Part 2 of the debate between incumbant Garfiled County Commissioner Republican Tom Jankovsky and Democratic challenger Micheal Sullivan. Excerpt from the 2014 Glenwood Springs Chamber Issues and Answers Forum on October 14th.
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Gar Co Commissioners Support Roan Plateau Drilling Deal

October 14, 2014
Garfield County Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution Thursday night concerning natural gas drilling on the Roan Plateau, north of Rifle. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
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Colorado Water Panel

October 8, 2014

Water officials, researchers, ranchers, and others gathered in Grand Junction in September to talk about where agriculture fits into the statewide water plan and how to solve some of the most contentious issues facing water users in Colorado. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report about how experts responded to one particular question.


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Carbondale Budget 2015

Carbondale Budget 2015 October 8, 2014
KDNK News special feature about the 2015 Carbondale Budget with town manager Jay Harrington.
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KDNK seeks board members

October 6, 2014

KDNK is seeking interested citizens to serve on our board of directors starting in 2015. The board meets monthly and terms are three years. To find out more about serving on the KDNK board please visit the “about” section at kdnk.org or contact Steve at kdnk.org or call Steve at 963-0139.

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Budget 2015: Garfield County

October 6, 2014
The local government budget cycles are in full swing this month. Mike Lemmer has this update from Garfield County.
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