Under The Gold Dome: 8 Dems Cross To Support Business Impacts

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85 BILLS are on our quick-look calendar today.

COLORADO TAXPAYERS LOSE OUT on $164,383 every day House Bill 1005 isn’t signed into law, yet the legislation has languished on the floor of the state House for weeks, Post’s Hoover reports.

WE’RE LOVIN CHRISTO: Pueblo Chieftain.

DEMS WHO CROSSED OVER TO SUPPORT BUSINESS-IMPACTS BILL: Reps. Wes McKinley, Sue Schafer, Millie Hamner, Pete Lee, Max Tyler, Dave Young, Sal Pace, Joe Miklosi. The last two are running for Congress, and the four before that are in tough election fights, the DBJ’s Sealover reports.

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SAYS POLS PUSHING FOR HIGHER PER-DIEM NEED TO SHOW RECEIPTS: Jeanne Nicholson.

BUSINESS-IMPACT BILL ‘TOO POLITICAL,’ Fort Collins Coloradoan says.

YESTERDAY’S SNARKIEST TWEET, INSIDE BASEBALL DIVISION: @lynn_bartels: House kills ignition interlock device bill. No one takes 17c during discussion. #coleg

MOVING ON: State agency reporting requirements bill.

MOVING ON: Medicaid fraud bill.

MOVING ON: Drugged driving bill.

PROBABLY NOT GOING TO MOVE: School energy efficiency.

STOPPED: Wage theft bill.

EXONERATED: Kenneth Riley, ex of RTD.

CLEARED: PUC’s Matt Baker.

BUT THE BILL HASN’T BEEN INTRODUCED YET: Denver Post gets behind personnel reform without reading the bill, apparently.

TAKING TO TWITTER TO ASK THE TOUGH QUESTIONS: @MarkFerrandino: My enterprise bill HB1241 has been laid over again. Was to be heard tomorrow, I wonder why it was taken off the calendar? #coleg

PALLING AROUND WITH CHRIS CHRISTIE, SCOTT WALKER: Walker Stapleton.

FAVORS MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION: House Minority Chief of Staff Paul Weissmann.

SPOTTED IN DENVER: Arne Duncan.

HAT IN, Tisha Casida, CD-3.

FOLLOW YOUR FAVORITE LICENSE-PLATE BILL on State Bill’s “Plate Progress” report.

GOLD BOOKS: Order in the a.m., delivered to the Capitol by p.m.

THE[NEWS]SEEN is looking for fun events to photograph. Email: barefootpr@me.com.

WHO WILL BE STATE BILL’S 5,280TH TWITTER FOLLOWER

TODAY’S CALENDARS. House. Senate.

SUBSCRIBERS: Your Virtual Bill Box is here. Your Personal Calendar is here.

YESTERDAY’S BILL ROUNDUP FOR STATE BILL SUBSCRIBERS, COURTESY OUR VIRTUAL BILL BOX:
* Introduced bills
* Signed bills
* Bills acted upon
* New fiscal notes
* Bill amendments
* New bill versions
* Day’s archived audio
* Day’s archived video

HICKENLOOPER PUBLIC EVENTS
* 10:30 a.m. – joining Don Childears, president & CEO, Colorado Bankers Association, Paul Washington, director of the Denver Office of Economic Development and small businesses to announce “Let’s Talk Small Business,” a program to increase lending to small businesses. Location: West Foyer, State Capitol, Denver.
* Noon – Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Garcia will present Colorado Reads: The Early Literacy Initiative and Mile High United Way will announce Social Innovation Fund award recipients. Location: West Foyer, State Capitol, Denver.

TODAY’S SOCIAL CALENDAR:
* University of Colorado President’s Reception for Senate Members, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
to be announced, Contact : Connie Johnson 303-831-6192
* Habitat for Humanity Legislative Luncheon, 12 Noon – 1:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of Denver, 1373 Grant Street (across the street from the capitol), Contact : Laura Hodges 303-454-8965 x 3 laura@habitatcolorado.org

TODAY’S RALLY: None.

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