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There have been a lot of steps - and we mean a lot - to reach the point where officials could legally open the Manitou Incline.
The discussion will reach its highest stage Tuesday, when the House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands will discuss a bill necessary for legal use of the trail.
Colorado Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn joined the scores of lawmakers demanding Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation over Operation Fast and Furious on Thursday.
A pair of Colorado Springs politicians were two of the few privileged onlookers Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on the controversial national health care law.
House Republicans, including those from Colorado, are at war with the Interior Department about how much better the U.S. is doing at producing its own energy.
To Republicans, the administration has drastically bogged down the oil- and-gas industry through increased regulation of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking."
The Manitou Incline, the former railroad route that became the most popular – if illegal – trail in the region, is headed toward legitimacy.
Colorado Springs City Council unanimously approved an inter-governmental agreement for managing the trail Tuesday afternoon. Late Tuesday, after a marathon meeting, Manitou Springs City Council did the same.
Faced with a recuperating economy and poll numbers that show Americans feel better about the country's direction, Republicans are beginning to pivot messaging from the bad economy to another issue pressing on the wallet of nearly every American: gas prices.
The Denver Post
By Allison Sherry
Rep. Doug Lamborn’s proposal to open up 125,000 acres of public land to oil shale development passed the full U.S. House of Representatives Thursday.
Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) and more than 20 other House Republicans have proposed legislation that would cut federal funding to elementary and secondary schools that provide students with access to abortion drugs, like the morning after pill.