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Gold Dome: Denver’s First Legalized Pot Club Approaches Approval

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO An attorney for the City of Denver recommended the city approve a proposal for the first legal marijuana club. The city still has the final say. A Senate committee voted to move forward with legislation that would […]

Gold Dome: Lawmakers Vote Down Safe Injection Site

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO The bill to allow a safe-injection site for heroin users failed in a Senate committee last night. A district court judge gave an initial win Wednesday to a group that claims Amendment 71 unconstitutionally raised the bar for petitioners […]

Gold Dome: Baumgardner Leaves Committee, Remains in Senate

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Sen. Randy Baumgardner stepped down from a committee chairmanship following the conclusion of a sexual harassment investigation. Democrats are pursuing measures to force him out of his Senate seat. State Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is […]

Gold Dome: Democrats Pounce on Foote’s Seat

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Three Democrats are vying for Rep. Mike Foote’s House seat after news came out that he’ll be seeking the Boulder County District Attorney job. Senate President Kevin Grantham said the Colorado Civil Rights Commission will […]

Gold Dome: Aurora Detention Center Lawsuit Proceeds

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO A lawsuit between immigrants and the corporation that runs an Aurora detention center is cleared to move forward in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. The lawsuit seeks more than $5 million in damages for as […]

Gold Dome: Denver’s First Legalized Pot Club Approaches Approval

16 February 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.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO An attorney for the City of Denver recommended the city approve a proposal for the first legal marijuana club. The city still has the final say. A Senate committee voted to move forward with legislation that would […]

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Gold Dome: Lawmakers Vote Down Safe Injection Site

15 February 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.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO The bill to allow a safe-injection site for heroin users failed in a Senate committee last night. A district court judge gave an initial win Wednesday to a group that claims Amendment 71 unconstitutionally raised the bar for petitioners […]

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Gold Dome: Baumgardner Leaves Committee, Remains in Senate

14 February 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.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Sen. Randy Baumgardner stepped down from a committee chairmanship following the conclusion of a sexual harassment investigation. Democrats are pursuing measures to force him out of his Senate seat. State Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is […]

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Gold Dome: Democrats Pounce on Foote’s Seat

13 February 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.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Three Democrats are vying for Rep. Mike Foote’s House seat after news came out that he’ll be seeking the Boulder County District Attorney job. Senate President Kevin Grantham said the Colorado Civil Rights Commission will […]

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Gold Dome: Aurora Detention Center Lawsuit Proceeds

12 February 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.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO A lawsuit between immigrants and the corporation that runs an Aurora detention center is cleared to move forward in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. The lawsuit seeks more than $5 million in damages for as […]

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Gold Dome: Funding WIthheld From Colorado Civil Rights Commission

09 February 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.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Republican members of a budget committee voted to withhold funding for the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, citing the Masterpiece Cake Shop case in the decision. The Denver metro has a housing shortage, and a […]

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Gold Dome: Boulder County DA Race Could Have Broader Effects

08 February 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.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Gov. John Hickenlooper is poise to appoint a new district attorney in Boulder County, but prosecutor and state Rep. Mike Foote says he’s going to run for the seat this year regardless of who […]

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Gold Dome: Safety First for Oil and Gas

07 February 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.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Despite pushback from the oil and gas industry, House lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to require regulators to consider the public health and the environmental effects of drilling first and foremost when […]

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Gold Dome: On Duty El Paso County Deputy Killed

06 February 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.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO An El Paso County deputy was killed and others were shot while investigating a stolen vehicle. The incident marks the third law enforcement death in five weeks. Gov. John Hickenlooper is dismissing convictions for 40 non-violent […]

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Gold Dome: Memos Make the News

05 February 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.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Today, Democrats will find out whether they can release their own classified memo. Legislative sponsors are expecting a bill allowing for a safe-injection site to fail in committee. A Brighton school district, after failing […]

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