State of Colorado http://kvnf.org en CO Dems Select First Openly Gay Man as House Speaker http://kvnf.org/post/co-dems-select-first-openly-gay-man-house-speaker <p>Colorado Democrats made history on Thursday by selecting the first openly gay man to be the speaker of the state house of representatives. Bente&nbsp; Birkeland has more from the state capitol.</p><p> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 17:28:15 +0000 Bente Birkeland 2707 at http://kvnf.org Political Perspective: Western Slope Constitutional Patriots http://kvnf.org/post/political-perspective-western-slope-constitutional-patriots <p></p><p>The Western Slope Constitutional Patriots meet up once a month in Delta county at various locations.&nbsp; The groups aligns themselves with the tea party movement and met with KVNF's Ali Lightfoot last April to talk discuss candidates, politics, ideas and the constitution.&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 19:51:07 +0000 Ali Lightfoot 2219 at http://kvnf.org Political Perspective: Western Slope Constitutional Patriots State Launches Oil and Gas Water Quality Database http://kvnf.org/post/state-launches-oil-and-gas-water-quality-database <p>In an effort to give the public more information on the impact of oil and gas drilling in their communities – the Colorado Department of Natural Resources is launching a new public database on water quality near drilling well sites. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 15:05:55 +0000 1666 at http://kvnf.org