Under The Gold Dome: Your Friday Quick Hits

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73 BILLS ON OUR QUICK-LOOK CALENDAR: But who knows how many they’ll get to.

CONGRATULATIONS: Pete Meersman.

BUDGET WRANGLING THREATENS HUNDREDS OF STATE JOBS, but likely won’t stand.

ENTERPRISE ZONE HIJINKS.

DEMS DINE in Eagle County.

DEMS MEET in Longmont.

GOING ALL CHRISTO ON US: John Hickenlooper.

HAS CHANGED ITS TUNE ON CBMS: Denver Post.

HE IS THE PANEL: Frank McNulty.

MOVING ON: Worker training.

MOVING ON: Slow professional regulation.

MOVING ON: Youth organization background checks.

MOVING ON: Streamline building inspections.

STALLED: Public retirement bills.

STOPPED: Chalets don’t qualify for seniors exemption.

SIGNED: Supplemental appropriations bills.

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

ASK AROUND, and you won’t find a lot of support for the idea of legislative privilege.

WES MCKINLEY WANTS TO SAVE THE EARTH. With hemp.

LOBBYIST HIRE OF THE DAY: Google searches for — and finds — former Rep. Susan Molinari.

HOPE THEY DIDN’T PRINT PAPER COPIES OF THIS: State Forest Service 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.

SUBSCRIBERS: Get your election fix with our real-time election alerts. Go here and Filter by Subject: Elections

WHEN WILL STATE BILL HAVE ITS 5,280TH TWITTER FOLLOWER? We’re thinking … next Friday.

GET BETTER, Kyle Dyer.

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
* He’s off to Washington, D.C., to attend the National Governors Association Winter Meeting, today through Monday.

NOTHING ON TODAY’S SOCIAL CALENDAR, but on Monday, you can look forward to Colorado REA Reception for legislators and their staff, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1750 Welton Street, Denver. Contact: Elisabeth Fiddes 303-455-2700 Ext. 703

THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS A FRIDAY CAPITOL RALLY, but there’s a pot rally from noon to 5:15 p.m. Saturday on the West Steps. 150 expected. Smoke ‘em if you’ve got ‘em — and if it’s legal.

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