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Anna Staver

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Denver, CO, United States

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Recent articles by Anna:

Colorado lawmaker says he helped reverse Trump on red-flag laws once and it can be done again

A Colorado Republican lawmaker believes President Donald Trump can be talked out of his fledgling support red flag laws, a gun control measure he called for following deadly mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. → Read More

Former Colorado governor candidate Walker Stapleton wins $235K in civil lawsuit

Republican Walker Stapleton, who ran for governor in 2018, won a lawsuit Friday against the company he paid to get him on the ballot. → Read More

Walker Stapleton signature-gathering lawsuit goes to trial

A trial that began Monday in Denver District Court could have a lasting impact on the way candidates get onto the primary ballot in Colorado. → Read More

President Donald Trump’s portrait now hanging at Colorado Capitol

President Donald Trump’s portrait is now hanging with his predecessors in the third floor rotunda of the Colorado Capitol, in the Gallery of Presidents. → Read More

Colorado gets federal OK for program expected to lower marketplace health care premiums 18%

The federal government has given Colorado the green light to start a reinsurance program in January 2020 that's expected to lower health care premiums on the individual marketplace by an average of 18.2%. → Read More

Lawmakers want to move Colorado Parks and Wildlife department to Grand Junction

Three lawmakers are proposing that Colorado follow in the federal government's footsteps and relocate about 300 land management employees to Grand Junction. → Read More

Campaign for Coloradans to give up their TABOR refunds doesn’t exist – so far

State lawmakers are asking voters if they can keep their TABOR tax refunds, but so far no one has stepped up to run the Yes on Proposition CC campaign. Those who oppose the ballot measure, however, have been campaigning for weeks. → Read More

Ivanka Trump visits Lockheed Martin plant as part of workforce development tour

Senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump visited Lockheed Martin in Littleton on Monday as part of a nationwide tour promoting workforce development. → Read More

10th Circuit reverses TABOR ruling, says lawsuit can challenge Colorado law’s constitutionality

An 8-year-old legal challenge to the constitutionality of Colorado’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights is back on again, following a decision by a federal appeals court Monday that found some plaintiffs in the case have a right to sue. → Read More

Ivanka Trump visits Lockheed Martin in Littleton as part of workforce development tour

Senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump visited Lockheed Martin in Littleton on Monday as part of a nationwide tour promoting workforce development. → Read More

Return of the recall: Group restarts effort to vote state Sen. Brittany Pettersen out of office

An attempt to recall Colorado state Sen. Brittany Pettersen, D-Lakewood, is back just days after supporters withdrew their initial petition because of an error on the recall statement. → Read More

Colorado’s health exchange premiums expected to drop 18% – if feds approve reinsurance

For the first time since Colorado started its health insurance exchange, the prices people pay for coverage are expected to drop -- by a statewide average of 18.2% -- next year if the federal government approves a new state program called reinsurance. → Read More

Cory Gardner, the women’s vote and religion: Western Conservative Summit takeaways

The 2019 edition of the Western Conservative Summit showed both some of the themes and some of the disagreements among conservatives as they gear up for the 2020 re-election campaigns of President Donald Trump and U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner. → Read More

President Donald Trump’s portrait will soon hang in Colorado Capitol

A portrait of President Donald Trump will soon join those of his 44 predecessors in the rotunda of Colorado's Capitol. → Read More

Pueblo or Hatch chiles? Colorado and New Mexico governors exchange heated words

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham mix it up over the question of whose chile is best. → Read More

Democratic poll puts Jena Griswold — who hasn’t announced she’s running — in top tier to challenge Cory Gardner

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold hasn't said she's running to unseat U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, but Democrats say they'd vote for her in next year's primary, according to a new poll paid for at least in part by her supporters. → Read More

Colorado just made getting public records a little more expensive

The Executive Committee of the Legislative Council voted 4-1 on Tuesday morning to raise the maximum amount per hour -- from $30 to $33.58 -- that those agencies can charge for retrieving records subject to Colorado's Open Records Act, or CORA. → Read More

Colorado Republicans’ recall efforts get Democrats fired up

Conservatives are divided between those who see recalls as urgent no matter the outcome and those who see a real possibility for a string of failures that energize Democrats and hurt GOP efforts in 2020. → Read More

Colorado lawmakers consider special session on expected TABOR refunds

State lawmakers are working on a draft bill that would bring them back to Denver for a special session with the goal of keeping at least some of the money expected to go out to Coloradans as TABOR tax refunds next year, The Denver Post has learned. → Read More

Vaping in and near public buildings is now banned in Colorado

Coloradans can't use e-cigarettes inside or within 25 feet of commercial and government buildings starting Monday. → Read More