Rumors are swirling about which Denver Post reporters are accepting a buyout offer from the newspaper, which seeks 26 editorial staffers to volunteer to leave, even though, according to sources cited by Michael Roberts at Westword, The Post made $25 million last fiscal year.
Candidate for State Representative and Aurora Public Schools Board Member Eric Nelson is being called on to withdraw from the race for House District 42 after various allegations have surfaced about his record. Nelson is accused of fabricating a diploma from Northwest Nazarene University, making up his military honors, and possessing a robust criminal record.
A final report published by law firm Sherman and Howard found no evidence of school board president Meghann Silverthorn and vice president Judith Reynolds violating any “express Board or District policy” in conducting a one-on-one meeting with Ponderosa High School student Grace Davis.
In a Denver Post candidate survey, Pueblo-area Democratic state house candidate Alonzo Payne alleges that his primary opponent, Donald Valdez, “is anti-choice and is willing to force his own personal convictions on women, forcing them to have barriers to their own health care.”
Scores of journalists and concerned citizens gathered in front of the Denver Post building today to protest staff cuts orchestrated by New York hedge fund Alden Global Capital. Current and former Denver Post workers vocalized their concerns on a variety of subjects, including the widespread impact that diminishing news coverage has on the local community and on democracy as a whole.
Colorado Statesman Publisher/Editor-in-Chief Jared Wright announced last week that a special edition of the Statesman will be inserted in The Denver Post on Thursdays.
Colorado State Sen. Laura Woods suggested in a radio interview last month that state Republicans wanted Gov. John Hickenlooper to cut health-care for children, elderly, the disabled, and other poor people in exchange for allowing the state to spend $370 million in TABOR rebates on roads, schools, and other state programs.
After the Paris shooting last year, former GOP Congressman Tom Tancredo posted a Facebook image with the words “Celebrating Diversity…one massacre at a time…Coming soon to a concert hall near you.”
Adams County GOP official does not agree with anti-Muslim bigotry expressed in email he shared on Facebook
Adams County Republican Party Vice Chair John Sampson does not believe that a Muslim judge, who chose to take her oath of office with her hand on a Quran, will use Sharia law as the basis of her legal decisions, even though an email shared by Sampson on Facebook made the argument that the judge, Carolyn Walker-Diallo, “will head the first federally sanctioned SHARIA COURT.”