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Gold Dome: New Investigation for Sen. Randy Baumgardner

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. A new investigation of Colorado state Sen. Randy Baumgardner, finds he created “an intimidating, offensive, and hostile work environment” for several Senate staffers. Teachers around the country — including in Colorado — have been protesting outside statehouses in order to get […]

Gold Dome: Civil Rights Commission Leaves Committee

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. The legislation to continue the Colorado Civil Rights Commission got its first hearing in the Senate with extensive edits from Republicans and pushback from Democrats. Boulder is proceeding with a lawsuit against oil and gas companies that connects their actions […]

Gold Dome: Tax Day, Continued

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. The Internal Revenue Service is extending its tax filing deadline by one day to U.S. residents because of a technical glitch that affected the agency’s website. The DirectPay system on the IRS’ website was telling filers to return in the year 9999. […]

Gold Dome: Primary Ballots Set for June

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. In Colorado’s the gubernatorial race, Attorney General Cynthia Coffman’s run dies while Walker Stapleton and Greg Lopez find their way onto the Republican primary ballot and for the Democrats, Cary Kennedy and Jared Polis join Mike Johnston on the ballot. […]

Gold Dome: Nathan Coats Named Next Supreme Court Chief

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Supreme Court Justice Nathan Coats will move to the center seat on the bench on June 30. Coats will take on the role left by Chief Justice Nancy Rice upon her retirement. Colorado’s governor and Democratic lawmakers are pushing for […]

Gold Dome: New Investigation for Sen. Randy Baumgardner

23 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. A new investigation of Colorado state Sen. Randy Baumgardner, finds he created “an intimidating, offensive, and hostile work environment” for several Senate staffers. Teachers around the country — including in Colorado — have been protesting outside statehouses in order to get […]

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Gold Dome: Civil Rights Commission Leaves Committee

19 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. The legislation to continue the Colorado Civil Rights Commission got its first hearing in the Senate with extensive edits from Republicans and pushback from Democrats. Boulder is proceeding with a lawsuit against oil and gas companies that connects their actions […]

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Gold Dome: Tax Day, Continued

18 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. The Internal Revenue Service is extending its tax filing deadline by one day to U.S. residents because of a technical glitch that affected the agency’s website. The DirectPay system on the IRS’ website was telling filers to return in the year 9999. […]

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Gold Dome: Primary Ballots Set for June

16 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. In Colorado’s the gubernatorial race, Attorney General Cynthia Coffman’s run dies while Walker Stapleton and Greg Lopez find their way onto the Republican primary ballot and for the Democrats, Cary Kennedy and Jared Polis join Mike Johnston on the ballot. […]

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Gold Dome: Nathan Coats Named Next Supreme Court Chief

13 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Supreme Court Justice Nathan Coats will move to the center seat on the bench on June 30. Coats will take on the role left by Chief Justice Nancy Rice upon her retirement. Colorado’s governor and Democratic lawmakers are pushing for […]

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Gold Dome: Democrats Debate

12 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Three Democratic gubernatorial candidates faced off in a debate last night. Cary Kennedy, Mike Johnston and Donna Lynn largely saw eye to eye on major issues. Current Attorney General Cynthia Coffman talked with Westword about why she thinks she’s the […]

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Gold Dome: Walker Stapleton Seeks a New Path to the Primary Ballot

11 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton is scrambling to find a new path onto the GOP ballot after saying a company his campaign hired to help him get on the June primary ballot via petitions committed fraud. A Denver District Court Judge […]

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Gold Dome: Republican State Assembly Coming Up

10 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Colorado’s Republican State Assembly will convene in Boulder on Saturday to nominate statewide candidates for the June primary. And current Attorney General and governor hopeful Cynthia Coffman might have the most to lose. A coalition of Colorado business groups has endorsed a […]

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Gold Dome: Denver Post Rallies Against its Owners

09 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  The former editor of the Denver Post is criticizing the paper’s hedge fund owner and asking for the newspaper to be sold to someone else. The local paper’s staffing woes are making national headlines as well. Consider State Rep. Paul […]

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Gold Dome: Lawmakers Consider New Sexual Harassment Policy

05 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  As state lawmakers near the end of a session defined almost exclusively by sexual harassment scandals, they will receive a consultant’s recommendations for improving a Capitol harassment policy with hopes of adopting a policy before the session ends in May […]

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