EnvironmentalPolicy

A collection of High Country News articles concerning public policy and the environment.
Big money used to bring Musgrave down
Defenders of Wildlife dumped $1.6 million into Colorado race.
Ed Marston loses commissioner bid
Former HCN publisher falls with other Dems in Delta County.
Green state defeats green(ish) ballot measures
California not so hot on iffy renewable energy and alternative fuel measures, but they're okay with banning gay marriage.
Death of (another) red state
Colorado goes blue for the first time in more than 40 years.
Republicans seem tougher in Northern Rockies
Democrats in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming eke out a single U.S. House win.
California still true blue
No real surprises in the Dem-leaning Golden State's presidential or congressional races
The bluest of blue states
Democrats sweep New Mexico.
Northwest races down to the wire
Oregon senate race, Washington CD8 still too close to call.
Arizona stays red
Dems pick up one U.S. House seat, but no real surprises come out of McCain's home state.
The also-rans...
Not a good year for independent and third-party candidates.
The gun lobby's circular firing squad
Gun company president forced to resign after revealing his support for Barack Obama.
So goes the West?
As Democrats look to sweep New Mexico, is a sea change on the horizon in the rest of the West?
High noon for GOP moderates
Gordon Smith is one of several green Republicans in danger of losing their seats today.
Chris Cannon gets curiouser and curiouser
Lame-duck Utah congressman attempts to prove that Bill Ayers wrote Obama's memoir.
Orrin Hatch to the rescue
Utah senator warns against "worst legislation in history" under Dems' control.
Repub rift deepens
McInnis says he could beat Udall (but more importantly ... )
Vote early, if not often
Now that my polling place is no longer across the street, early voting is a great way to avoid the long lines.
Why is “The Environment” not on the ballot?
There are few environmental initiatives on western ballots.
Is the Colorado Senate race over?
The national Republican party pulls its ads for Senate candidate Bob Schaffer.
Mormons for Marriage
A growing number of Mormons are fighting back against their church's anti-gay-marriage campaign.
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