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2 years 6 months ago

Lawmakers husband suffers heart attack

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - The husband of a Colorado lawmaker who was cleared last week of ethics charges has suffered a heart attack. According to the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, Rep. Laura Bradford says she will be absent from the legislature until her husband, Linton Mathews, is well...

3 years 7 months ago

Woman in Texas crash grew up in Colorado

(AP) A 30-year-old woman who died when a Colorado legislator's car veered into oncoming traffic north of Amarillo, Texas, grew up in southwestern Colorado. Friends and family tell The Denver Post that Brianna Michelle Gomez of Amarillo grew up in Ouray and moved to Dalhart, Texas, her senior year...

4 years 1 month ago

Senator wants more credit card protection

A lawmaker in Congress is prodding the Federal Reserve to provide more protection so that credit card users don't get socked by exorbitant interest rates when they fall behind on their payments. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said, "Credit card companies can still double or triple the interest rate when...

4 years 7 months ago

Colorado lawmakers rush to pass school bill

Colorado lawmakers are rushing to pass a bill they hope will help the state win millions of dollars in federal education reform funds. The proposal would gather information about the effectiveness of teacher and principal preparation programs. It's set for a hearing Wednesday, the first day of the legislative session....

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