Voters Put Brakes On Fracking

CITY VOTERS ON TUESDAY PASSED A FIVE-YEAR MORATORIUM ON THE CONTROVERSIAL OILFIELD PRACTICE. Fracking and possibly oil and gas development is about to go on hold in Fort Collins. City voters on Tuesday approved Issue 2A, which would impose a five-year moratorium on the use of hydraulic

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Budget Negotiations Open With Happy Talk But Firm Positions

By William Douglas and Kevin G. Hall — McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Lawmakers from both parties opened high-level budget negotiations Wednesday with a warning that no one should expect a large, long-term, “grand bargain”-type deal that involves curbing government spending,

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More Government Control Isn’t A Good Idea!

Would you vote to give the government the right to confiscate your property — your house or your car? Colorado home and landowners should have control over their own property and a right to develop it as they see fit. A ban on oil and gas development takes the individual property rights

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Clock Ticking For Camp’s Tax Reform Legislation

By KELSEY SNELL | 10/25/13 10:45 AM EDT If 2013 is going to be the year to start tax reform, the window of opportunity is starting to close. For nearly a year, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp has vowed to move overhaul legislation through his panel by year’s end. But there is

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Cities In Colo. To Vote On Fracking Moratorium

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — It’s been a tough year for the oil-and-gas industry in Colorado: First its operations were clobbered in last month’s historic floods, and now they’re fighting four anti-fracking measures on local ballots. Voters in the cities of Boulder, Broomfield and Fort Collins are

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