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Colorado State Senator Bob Rankin is running for re-election to Senate District 8 this election. He spoke with KDNK's Lucas Turner about economic recovery, rural school funding, healthcare costs and more.

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Glenwood Springs based attorney Karl Hanlon is running for Senate District 8 against Bob Rankin this election. He spoke with KDNK's Lucas Turner about issues like climate change, economic development and recovery, western slope water, healthcare costs and more.

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Glenwood Springs-based attorney Karl Hanlon is running for Senate District 8 against incumbent Bob Rankin. He spoke with KDNK's Lucas Turner about  climate change, western slope water, healthcare costs and more.

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Bob Rankin (R-Carbondale), representative for Colorado's 57th District, has been appointed senator for Colorado Senate District 8, replacing Randy Baumgardner (R- Hot Sulphur Springs), who recently retired. Rankin spoke Friday with KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh about his new job.

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Colorado District 57 Representative Bob Rankin has been re-elected. KDNK spoke with him during last night’s live election coverage.

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Crystal Mariscal, KDNK’s Spanish News Host, spoke with Colorado House District 57 candidates Bob Rankin and Colin Wilhelm while attending a forum presented by The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association in October.

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Con una población de el 30% de latinos en el condado de Garfield, queremos saber cuáles son los planes del representante Bob Rankin, republicano, que busca su reelección.

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Last Thursday, Western Colorado Independent Voters hosted a candidate forum for Colorado House District 57 candidates Bob Rankin and Colin Wilhelm. The most contention topic of the evening was Proposition 112, the 2500 foot setback initiative. This clip begins with Representative Rankin, the Republican incumbent. Audio of the full hour is available here.

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Sandra Lopez, in sanctuary at the Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist parsonage, recently received support from Colorado Representative Bob Rankin. KDNK's news team has this story.

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Documented Investigations has revealed that 15 Colorado legislators, including Senator Randy Baumgardner and Representative Bob Rankin, are members of the American Legislative Exchange Council. ALEC is a nonprofit organization of state legislators and private sector representatives who draft and share state-level legislation. Nonpartisan watchdog group Colorado Common Cause wants constituents to urge their elected officials to leave ALEC. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with advocacy and media manager Caroline Fry to find out why.  

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Concerned citizens rallied in Glenwood Springs yesterday to catch the attention of Scott Tipton and Bob Rankin. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh reports.

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Representative of Colorado’s 57th District Bob Rankin was home in Carbondale for a few days this month. He sat down with KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh with some good news about the state’s energy office, which was defunded last session.

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Valley Voices airs the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month at 4:30. This week's show features state Representative Bob Rankin and his wife Joyce Rankin, who is the vice-president of the Colorado State Board of Education.

Protect the Flows is a coalition of businesses committed to sustainable water practices and healthy rivers. On October 13th, they hosted the 2016 Business of Water gathering at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs. News director Gavin Dahl spoke to Protect the Flows co-director Craig Mackey.