Scott C. Yates

 

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  • 21 years ago | News

    A controversial plan to hire a private company to nag Colorado motorists without car insurance took an unexpected turn earlier this year: It landed in court when the Utah firm that lobbied for the measure at the legislature didn't get the job. And...

  • 21 years ago | News

    Earlier this month, Colorado corrections officials pulled all the state's prisoners out of a juvenile jail where thirteen-year-old Matthew Thomas Maloney hung himself this past February. But was it concern for the boys that prompted the swift acti...

  • 21 years ago | Longform

    In November 1996, Amendment 15 got more votes than any other measure or candidate on the Colorado ballot. Voters approved by a two-to-one margin the package of campaign-finance reforms, which for the first time placed limits on the amount individu...

  • 21 years ago | News

    Colorado's future ran headlong into its past on a dusty piece of land north of Pueblo last month. A bulldozer driver preparing the ground for a new Wal-Mart store unearthed a grave site within view of Interstate 25. At first he thought he'd found ...

  • 21 years ago | News

    It was no surprise last month when a bill giving state regulators the power to fine phone companies that provide shoddy service breezed through the Colorado House. After all, the measure is backed by consumer groups and, in a rare twist, most of t...

  • 21 years ago | News

    Denver-area residents who want--but can't get--a permit to carry a concealed weapon have their sights set on Grand Junction, where they hope a candidate for sheriff will give them the legal right to pack heat. "There's an awful lot of people in De...

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