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About the show

The Get More Smarter Podcast is Colorado’s only progressive political podcast, hosted by two seasoned political veterans with decades of experience in local, state, and national politics. The Podcast is a production of ColoradoPols.com and ProgressNow Colorado the state’s largest progressive political blog and larget multi-issue advocacy organization

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About the hosts

Ian Silverii

Ian Silverii

Host

Ian Silverii is the former Executive Director of ProgressNow Colorado, the state’s largest online progressive advocacy organization. Silverii is a veteran campaign strategist and former Executive Director of the House Majority Project in Colorado. He served as Chief of Staff to State House Speaker Dickie Lee Hullinghorst during the 70th General Assembly in Colorado.

Jason Bane

Jason Bane

Host

Jason Bane is a former award-winning journalist who has spent the past decade working for progressive political and policy solutions, from labor unions (SEIU) to environmental organizations (Western Conservation Foundation, Western Resource Advocates). He is also the founder of Colorado’s oldest and most popular political website, ColoradoPols.com.

96: 2022 Legislative Preview (ft. Speaker Alec Garnett)

Jinx! This week we talk the 2022 Colorado legislative session with Speaker Alec Garnett. Subjects include (but are not limited to): Term limits (3:59) Working alongside insurrectionists (6:46) Voting for paragraph-long...

95: Quick-Hits to End a Long Year

This week on the Get More Smarter Podcast, an all-quick-hits episode! For our last show of 2021 we’re trying something new, a wide range of topics having missed our very, very obvious opportunity to make the 2022...

94: 2022 Colorado Election Preview

This week, we predict the future so you don’t have to! And yes, we knew you were going to say that. Lauren Boebert is a bigot and the Colorado Republican Party are a bunch of little cowards, but what else is new?...