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November 20, 2014
Bob Rankin, Colorado representative for the 57th District, ran unopposed in this years mid-term elections. Last week, he spoke to Garfield County Commissioners about his expectations for the next legislative session, which include introducing two new bills.
November 19, 2014
The United States is now the world’s largest oil and natural gas producer. North Dakota and Texas are experiencing an oil boom. And many other states are seeing natural gas production increase through hydraulic fracturing. Colorado has nearly 53,000 active wells. But, the state’s energy boom is a source of tension. KVNF’s Laura Palmisano reports a new alliance of farmers and food producers trying to keep fracking from taking place in the North Fork Valley, an agricultural area in Western Colorado known for its organic farms, orchards, and vineyards.
November 18, 2014
Tensions have lessened between the Glenwood Springs City Council and Garfield County Commissioners over a proposed FedEx warehouse and distribution center south of the city. And, as KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reports, the city has more time to work towards a solution with the developer.
November 17, 2014
Colorado's statehouse will have divided control in January. Republicans gained a one-seat majority in the state senate, while Democrats held onto their house majority. Bente Birkeland talks to statehouse reporters about what means for some key issues lawmakers hope to tackle.