Peter Marcus

Position: Herald Denver Bureau

Senate primary: Graham stands apart on some issues

DENVER – Jack Graham is the quieter, more centered candidate in a noisy right-leaning Republican U.S. Senate race. Of his four opponents, he was the last to enter the race. The former Colorado...

DATE: June 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado leaders, LGBT community stand with Orlando

DENVER – In the face of the nation’s most recent act of terror, about 1,500 Coloradans gathered at a gay nightclub Sunday night in Denver to say, “we are Orlando.” Denver Mayor Michael Hancock,...

DATE: June 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senate primary: Frazier is ready to win

DENVER – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ryan Frazier doesn’t buy the commentary that this is his last chance to prove himself given previous failed political bids. For one thing, Frazier says he...

DATE: June 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Senate primary: Robert Blaha guarantees action

DENVER – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Robert Blaha has a product guarantee. The product is himself. The guarantee – if he doesn’t cut the federal deficit by 50 percent, reduce illegal...

DATE: June 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Michael Bennet ad features Hermosa Creek

DENVER – New digital ads from U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet focus on Southwest Colorado. Durango business owner and Iron Horse Bicycle Classic co-founder Ed Zink, a Republican, is featured in one of...

DATE: June 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Effort seeks to make it more difficult to amend Colorado Constitution

DENVER – Proponents behind a ballot effort to make it more difficult to amend the state constitution stopped in Durango on Thursday as part of a statewide kickoff event. Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne, a...

DATE: June 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Abortion-rights backers attack Colorado GOP legislators

DENVER – Abortion-rights advocates hope to take back the Colorado Legislature this year by attacking Republicans for standing in the way of reproductive health care rights. NARAL Pro-Choice...

DATE: May 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rain barrels cleared to catch roof runoff

DENVER – After two years and a downpour of controversy, Coloradans soon will be allowed to use barrels to collect rain that falls from their roofs. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed legislation...

DATE: May 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

S.W. Colorado lawmakers reflect on wins, losses

DENVER – Southwest Colorado lawmakers spent the legislative session advancing bills on water, wildfires and response efforts in the wake of the Gold King Mine spill. The three Republican lawmakers...

DATE: May 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Legislators point fingers after lackluster progress

DENVER – The day after the legislative session ended, leaders from both sides of the aisle played the blame game, pointing fingers at the other party for lackluster progress. The list of priorities...

DATE: May 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Presidential primary bills compete in Colorado Legislature

DENVER – With just days left in the legislative session, lawmakers continue to wrangle over how to establish a presidential primary in Colorado. The Senate on Friday introduced its effort to...

DATE: May 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two bills to stall Clean Power Plan killed in Colo. House committee

DENVER – A Democratic-controlled House committee on Wednesday killed two Republican bills that aimed to curb implementation of federal carbon standards. The bills represent a continuation of a...

DATE: April 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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