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3 years 7 months ago

Black Hills Energy rates talks in Pueblo

DENVER (AP) - Colorado regulators are heading to Pueblo to hear public comments on a proposal by Black Hills Energy to raise annual electric revenues by $40.2 million, or nearly 19 percent. That translates to an increase of about $18.96 per month for typical residential customers, or $67.20 per...

3 years 11 months ago

Bigger fights looming over state budget talks

DENVER (AP) - Colorado senators have given preliminary approval to a $7 billion budget plan, but not before Republicans presented amendments to forbid the state from contracting with abortion providers or from withholding funding from departments and universities. Those amendments failed yesterday. The Senate will take a final vote on...

4 years 1 month ago

ProLogis, AMB in talks on combining

SAN FRANCISCO (AP)-Industrial real estate investment trust ProLogis says it is in talks with rival AMB Property Corp. about combining the two companies. Denver-based ProLogis, which owns warehouses and other industrial properties, says the deal would be an all-stock transaction. It says there is no guarantee the deal will...

4 years 10 months ago

Afghan leader in Washington for talks

Afghan leader Hamid Karzai begins a four-day visit to Washington today as tensions between the countries continue to simmer. Washington has tried sidelining, snubbing and strong-arming Karzai to get him to do more against government corruption. For his part, Karzai has felt undermined and sometimes belittled by Washington. Karzai...

5 years 2 months ago

C-SPAN: Health care talks should be televised

The C-SPAN television network is calling on congressional leaders to open health care talks to cameras - something President Barack Obama promised as a candidate. Instead the most critical negotiations on Obama's health plan have taken place behind closed doors, as Republicans repeatedly point out. In a Dec. 30 letter...

5 years 3 months ago

Grocery union voting to get underway--again

After six months of negotiations, unionized Colorado grocery workers at Safeway and Kroger Co.'s King Soopers and City Market chains are going to start voting on the companies' last, best and final contract offers. United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 says ballots are being mailed starting Friday, and...

5 years 6 months ago

Workers start voting on Safeway contract offer

Members of a union representing Colorado workers at Safeway and Kroger Co.'s King Soopers and City Market chains are voting on new contract offers and whether to authorize a strike. Voting started Saturday for Safeway meat warehouse workers in Denver represented by United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7. Votes...

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