Peter Marcus

Position: Herald Denver Bureau

No meeting with Glenn during Trump’s Colorado stops

DENVER – Donald Trump came to Colorado on Tuesday, but he departed the state without indulging Republican U.S. Senate candidate Darryl Glenn in a meeting to “share his heart.” Glenn says he still...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Amendment 70 seeks to gradually raise minimum wage

DENVER – Colorado voters next month will be asked to gradually raise the minimum wage. The Amendment 70 question reads, “Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution increasing the...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tobacco tax hike dollars would go to health programs

DENVER – Colorado voters are being asked to increase the tax on tobacco products to raise money for an array of state services. The constitutional question asks voters: “Shall state taxes be...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Scott Tipton, J. Paul Brown stick with Donald Trump

DENVER – U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton and state Rep. J. Paul Brown are sticking with Donald Trump in the face of the presidential candidate’s recently revealed lewd comments, even as other prominent...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Scott Tipton seeks fourth term in Congress

Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton is hoping for a fourth term in Congress. What was expected to be a sleepy 3rd Congressional District race has blossomed into a competitive contest, with Democrat...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trump says he ‘brilliantly used’ tax laws

PUEBLO – Republican Donald Trump spoke Monday in Colorado following a disappointing weekend for the campaign that included a report of major business losses. Trump spoke in Pueblo in the afternoon...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ballot battle over minimum wage intensifies in Colorado

DENVER – The ballot fight to gradually raise the minimum wage in Colorado has turned to political attacks, often overshadowing issues at the heart of the effort. Proponents have accused the other...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawmakers preparing to trim state services

DENVER – State lawmakers are bracing for budget cuts in the upcoming fiscal year after learning Tuesday of lackluster revenue growth. The forecast presented to the Joint Budget Committee...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Legislature preparing for the Silver Tsunami

DENVER – When Christina Knoell was younger, the last thing she was thinking about was aging. She was preoccupied raising children. Now, at 46, the executive director of the San Juan Basin Area...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Legislature places 911 system under the microscope

DENVER – In the wake of 911 outages in Southwest Colorado and throughout the state, lawmakers are looking at the future of the system and how to regulate it. A legislative committee is examining...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Clinton’s health under increased scrutiny

DENVER – Democrat Hillary Clinton’s campaign in Colorado is downplaying the impact increased attention to her health might have on the November election. The Clinton campaign said Monday it would...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Planned Parenthood opposes health care proposal

DENVER – Planned Parenthood on Monday joined a growing list of unlikely opponents to a universal health care ballot proposal facing Colorado voters this November.Abortion supporters worry that if...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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