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House Rep. Dan Nordberg – Lifting Ban on Crude Oil Exports Boosts Security

Protection. It’s a powerful motivator. It’s why we fund defense and intelligence to keep us safe from those in the world who don’t share our values and wish us harm. It’s why we lock our doors at night to provide confidence and comfort for our loved ones. It’s the motivation behind keeping us from exporting…

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Longmont Times Call: Peter Moore: Longmont City Council can’t accept fracking defeat, but it should

Opinion By Peter Moore 09/05/2014 09:22:59 AM MDT A lot can happen in a year – or even in a few months. For public officials, being able to adapt to current events and an ever-changing political environment is critical. Getting stuck in a singular mindset about complicated issues can be a real detriment to successfully…

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Denver Business Journal Viewpoint: Polis blinked but the fight continues

Opinion By: Kittie Hook American writer Rita Mae Brown once said, “If it weren’t for the last minute, nothing would get done.” She must have been talking about politics. At the last possible moment, Gov. John Hickenlooper announced that a framework had been reached whereby Rep. Jared Polis’s anti-energy initiatives would be withdrawn. In exchange for Polis backing down, the…

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Statement from Vital for Colorado Regarding Polis Developments: Stand With Us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 4, 2014 Contact: Peter Moore (pmoore@polsinelli.com) Rachel Nance (rnance@lrrlaw.com) Statement from Vital for Colorado Regarding Polis Developments: Stand With Us Vital for Colorado, a grass-roots statewide organization representing over 2,700 small businesses that support a vibrant energy economy, is calling on Representative Jared Polis and Coloradans for Safe & Clean Energy…

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KDVR: Polis gives in, announces compromise with Hickenlooper on oil, gas control

POSTED 11:05 AM, AUGUST 4, 2014, BY ELI STOKOLS AND HEATHER MILLS UPDATED AT 09:34PM, AUGUST 4, 2014 DENVER — At the last possible moment, Jared Polis has blinked. The Boulder congressman, who was prepared to turn in more than 200,000 signatures Monday afternoon in support of two ballot measures that would have allowed far greater local control…

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THE COLORADO STATESMAN: Oil, gas advocates warn against ballot measures

8/1/2014 By Marianne Goodland Oil and gas advocates warned Tuesday that Colorado’s economic recovery could shift back into recession if two ballot initiatives on oil and gas development get onto the November ballot and are approved by voters. During a telephone town hall Tuesday, attorney Peter Moore, chairman of Vital for Colorado and Tisha Schuller, president…

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The Daily Sentinel: Steel exec: 
Colorado 
sets tone 
on fracking

By Dennis Webb  Sunday, July 20, 2014 Efforts to limit domestic oil and gas development threaten not just that industry but the many consumers who rely on it, including U.S. steelmakers. That’s according to the nation’s largest steel producer, Nucor Corp., which also now happens to be in the oil and gas industry after having…

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Energy Pipeline: Business, trade organizations pledge oil, gas support through Vital Pledge

By Sharon Dunn Another organization has joined the impending fracking fight that’s expected on Colorado’s November election. Amid several “anti-fracking” options lined up for the November ballot, pro-fracking groups have begun rallying their forces to defeat them because most of the questions are seen as measures that could kill oil and gas drilling in Colorado….

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Coloradoan: Loveland voters strike down fracking moratorium

Ryan Maye Handy 7:12 p.m. MDT June 24, 2014 Loveland voters on Tuesday struck down a proposed moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, a controversial oil and gas extraction process that has been restricted in several cities along Colorado’s Front Range. More than 20,000 ballots were cast, but ultimately the moratorium failed by about 900 votes, said…

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