Kelley Griffin

Kelley Griffin was Colorado Public Radio’s senior editor for News until 2020. Since starting with CPR in 1993, she served as a business reporter, managing editor and news director.

  • Colorado Public Radio is working with Rocky Mountain PBS to bring you anew series of  stories about Colorado characters who have great storiesto tell. It’s not about celebrities or newsmakers.  Our series is aboutfinding poetry in the lives of everyday people.
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  • Following the money – Colorado Public Radio’s Megan Verlee takes us on a little budget road trip to show where state money goes. Balancing the Budget – You Decide – Colorado Public Radio’s Zachary Barr shows us how to play the Backseat Budgeter.
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  • Most of the talk about the state’s budget focuses on next year’s looming shortfall.  Beyond that, the picture is even grimmer.  Many experts believe there’s a fundamental imbalance between how much money the state brings in, and what it’s committed to pay for.  As part of our series Budget Breakdown, we’re looking at two very

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  • We want to hear how you think the state should fix it’s 1 billion dollar shortfall. And we want to know how cuts to education and other state services and increased fees have affected you. Share what you know and help us tell the story of the state’s fiscal challenges.
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  • Some GOP state lawmakers asked Colorado business leaders to voice their complaints about… regulations. The roundtable in Denver yesterday drew dozens of lobbyists, corporate executives and spokespeople from several industries. As Colorado Public Radio’s Jonathan Brown reports, the gathering offered a likely preview of issues Republicans will be pushing in the upcoming legislative session.
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  • Don Clubb of the Atlantis Community was an activist 30 years ago in Colorado’s movement for civil rights for people with disabilities. (Joe Mahoney/INews photo) In Colorado, 3500 people with disabilities live in nursing homes but don’t want to be there.
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  • Nationally voters may  have sent a message yesterday about the need to cut government spending, but in Colorado, three government-shrinking, tax-limiting ballot measures were soundly defeated. In fact, every statewide ballot measure went down, most by wide margins. Colorado Public Radio’s Eric Whitney has this roundup.
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  • Learn more about NPR’s coverage of Election 2010, including live reporting on election night and a special, two-hour “Talk of the Nation” on November 3.
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  • Learn more about NPR’s coverage of Election 2010, including live reporting on election night and a special, two-hour “Talk of the Nation” on November 3.
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  • A prairie dog’s chirping may sound like a basic alarm call but Con Slobodchikoff says it’s so much more. He’s a professor emeritus of biology at Northern Arizona University and he’s been recording and studying these sounds for 30 years.
  • Primary Interview: Ken Buck Continuing our series of interviews with candidates in the U.S. Senate primaries, Ryan Warner speaks with Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck. He’s facing off against former Lt. Gov. Jane Norton.
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  • Listen to our conversations and reports about shortening the distance between farm and table. Our series airs Friday on Colorado Public Radio News. Market Takes Local to a New Level Taking Compost from Green Bins to Greenbacks Livestock in the City Does Livestock Belong in Denver?
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  • Now a look at hunting – not hunting with a gun– or a bow and arrow… but with the help of a trained bird of prey… the sport known as falconry.
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