The commission is expected to vote Wednesday on a proposal to extend the distance between drilling operations and residential areas, known as setbacks
DENVER–The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission voted Monday to toughen up rules on groundwater contamination in order to deal with a problem that has little to do with groundwater contamination.
The underlying problem facing the commission is public sentiment against hydraulic fracturing. Read more »
REP. GARDNER: “Now is not the time for my Democratic colleagues in the House to try to figure out how to turn President Obama into a King.”
DENVER – Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the first person elected to more than two terms as President of the United States, but if one Democratic Congressman gets his way, he may not be the last.
U.S. Rep. Jose Serrano (D-N.Y.), currently serving his twelfth term in the U.S. House of Representatives, introduced legislation on Friday that would abolish the 22nd Amendment to the constitution, which limits any person serving as president to a maximum of two terms. Read more »
None other than former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI) has become a national spokesman for the anti-marijuana cause…Yes, that Patrick Kennedy
With the passage of Amendment 64, Coloradans will need to brace themselves for the punch lines and cheesy stereotypes that come with the territory for states that decide to leave it up to adults to make their own choices about recreational marijuana use. Read more »
DETERRENT? H.L. Mencken once famously declared, “Hanging one scoundrel, it appears, does not deter the next. Well, what of it? The first one is at least disposed of.”
As I caught up on my Twitter feed last week, a post by Matt Drudge struck me and caused perspective.
Drudge’s post was this: “There will be over 3,500 killed in the USA today from abortion. No flags lowered, no presidents crying. No media hyperventilating. Normal day.”
How do I reconcile protecting life and supporting society’s use of the death penalty? Read more »
Bills to legalize same-sex unions, provide special tuition discounts to illegal immigrant students, and tighten gun controls are reportedly on tap for the 2013 legislative session
DENVER – In the weeks leading up to the legislative session that begins Wednesday, leaders on both sides of the aisle in the Senate and the House have pledged civility in accord with Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper’s directive to pass bills with bipartisan support. Read more »