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LOTS OF BILLS UP TODAY: Our quick-look calendar is here.
BRADFORD HUSBAND HEART ATTACK: Rep. Laura Bradford said last night she learned her husband, Linton Matthews, had two “episodes” in the last two weeks but “like so many men,” didn’t think he needed medical treatment. She said she is relieved Sunday’s heart attack didn’t happen after she had left for Denver to be at the Capitol this week because she doesn’t think her husband would have called a doctor. She’ll be out all week.
EPISODES MAY HAVE BEEN hidden heart attacks, and they often lead to permanent damage. Know the signs here.
WE WERE WRONG: We predicted ethics panel would kick the can for a while longer, but it closed Bradford inquiry taking no action.
MEDIA DISTRESSED, saying Bradford misled them about leaving GOP.
SHOCKED — SHOCKED! — BY SANTORUM’S COLORADO WIN: Curtis Hubbard.
HEADED TO JAIL? Douglas Bruce.
IN MUSIC HALL OF FAME: Barry Fey.
UP TODAY: Ban job credit checks.
NOW OPERATING IN CENTRAL LITTLETON: Obama for America.
THEY’LL SOON BE GROUSING: Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has announced that Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and Bureau of Land Management Director Bob Abbey will join him in co-chairing a sage-grouse task force. The task force will examine ways states can provide management tools and habitat protections for the sage-grouse.
INTERESTING: Ed Quillen says that from 1822 to 1848, the Arkansas River was part of the boundary between the United States and Mexico. So 60 years ago, a mixed-race marriage that was legal on the south side of Pueblo or Cañon City would have been illegal on the north side of town. Yet Colorado somehow managed.
TOURISM EXPANSION: A bill being considered in the General Assembly would strengthen Pueblo’s bid to land up to $20 million for a wide-ranging expansion of the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo, say its sponsor and local business leaders.
CRASHING THE JEFFERSON-JACKSON ‘PROM’ PARTY: Occupy Denver.
GOLD BOOKS: You can still get them here.
BILL ROUNDUP, FROM STATE BILL COLORADO
* 0 introduced bills Friday
MR. HICKENLOOPER GOES TO WASHINGTON:
* 10:15 a.m. – joining Mayor Greg Fischer (Louisville, Ky.), U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (Ohio) and Jay Timmons, president and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers, on a panel discussion at the “American Competitiveness: What Works” conference. Location: Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.
TODAY’S SOCIAL CALENDAR:
Hunger Free Colorado — Lunch and Panel Discussion focusing on hunger in Colorado and legislative efforts & solutions, with remarks from Senator Boyd and Hungry for Change Video Presentation by youth from Adams City High School, 12:00 Noon – 1:00p.m., Old Supreme Court Chambers, Contact: Maura Barnes 410-961-1144 email@example.com
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