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  • Colorado Gubernatorial Candidates Draw Clear Distinction For Voters October 2, 2014
    As Colorado’s governor’s race heads into the homestretch, it is shaping up to be a classic liberal versus conservative campaign. Gov. John Hickenlooper, the Democratic incumbent, is in a tight race against Republican challenger Bob Beauprez. When the two men debated Sunday, Beauprez seemed to sense had some momentum. “Beauprez came across as practiced and […]
    Greg Campbell
  • Potheads Rejoice: Colorado Prepares For A Fresh Crop Of New Pot Stores October 1, 2014
    Colorado rolled out a new component of its nascent recreational marijuana industry Wednesday: competition. Prior to Oct. 1, the only stores allowed to sell recreational marijuana to people 21 and older were those already in operation as medical dispensaries prior to the 2012 vote that legalized marijuana. Retail sales began on Jan. 1 and the […]
    Greg Campbell
  • ACLU Wants Alabama Abortion Law Tossed October 1, 2014
    On Wednesday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) requested that a federal court suspend a recent Alabama law that adds additional steps for minors seeking an abortion. The law was passed earlier this year and became effective July 1. “The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Alabama today asked a federal court to […]
    Connor D. Wolf
  • DC Charters Rated Nation’s Best October 1, 2014
    A new report evaluating the health of charter schools around the country has dubbed the District of Columbia’s charter school system to be the nation’s strongest, while Louisiana does best among the 50 states. The 2014 Health of the Public Charter School Movement report was produced by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS), […]
    Blake Neff
  • Group Calls On Congress To End Treasury’s ‘Double-Crossing of Shareholders’ October 1, 2014
    After a federal judge ruled that Congress gave the federal government authority to confiscate 100 percent of the profits earned by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, some conservatives are calling on Congress to protect investors. The opinion was rendered during the dismissal of two lawsuits alleging that the Treasury Department had infringed on the property […]
    Peter Fricke
  • School Nutritionists: Federal Mandates Break The Bank October 1, 2014
    The country’s largest organization of school nutritionists is raising objections to the further implementation of federal nutrition standards for schools, saying they are grossly wasteful of both food and money. The School Nutrition Association (SNA), which represents over 50,000 school nutrition professionals, released a statement warning that without congressional action, schools around the country are […]
    Blake Neff