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Our Biggest Election Season Yet

On Election Day 2018, nationwide voter turnout for the midterm elections was the highest its been in more than 50 years. In Colorado, an astounding 2.5 million ballots were returned, earning our state one of the top five highest-midterm-turnout rates in the country....

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Ballot Measures 2018

✅ Amendments Y and Z - YES Congressional and Legislative Redistricting 🆇 Amendment 74 - NO Just Compensation for Reduction in Fair Market Value by Government Law or Regulation 🆇 Proposition 109 - NO  Authorize Bonds for Transportation Projects ✅ Proposition 110 -...

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Changing the Political Story

To protect Colorado’s air, land, water, and people, elections matter. We need policies that protect our environment, from keeping water in our rivers to standing up for health and safety in the oil and gas industry. Voting is one of the most important things a person...

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Small Ways You Can Help The Planet

By Alysha Prieto Cultivating environmentally friendly habits can feel hard, especially when you’re just starting out. Of course, there are larger changes that you can make, from installing solar panels to your home to supporting environmental organizations. But there...

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Amendment 74: A Hidden Agenda to Strangle Local Government

This November, our ballots will be full of measures for voters to weigh in on. One of these – Amendment 74 – is an attempt by special interests to turn local decision making on its head. Amendment 74 would allow any property holder, including corporations, to sue...

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A Thru-Hiker’s Story of Why We Need Conservation

I was twenty-six years old and standing - just barely - in New Mexico. My backpack was already digging into my shoulders. My feet, wrapped in shiny new trail runners, scratched nervously at the desert sand. The hot air rippled like a curtain. Brown mountains rose in...

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How Our Rivers Have Changed Across Colorado

From the valleys of the West Slope, Colorado rivers are a cornerstone of our communities, economy, environment, and shared way of life. However, our state’s landlocked status means that the rivers’ water isn’t naturally accessible for a lot of Colorado communities;...

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