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BILLS UP TODAY on our quick-look calendar.
IT’S BUDGET BILL DAY IN THE SENATE: Let’s hope the controlling party there can manage the debate more expeditiously than the opposing chamber did.
LET THE COURTS DECIDE: Should ballots be public?
DIRECT FILE DECISION: Gov. John Hickenlooper has until next Monday to sign or veto controversial legislation that would strip Colorado district attorneys of their ability to unilaterally decide whether to charge juvenile offenders as adults, Fox31′s Eli Stokols writes. Hickenlooper’s spokesman, Eric Brown, told FOX31 Denver Tuesday that the governor is still considering the bill and may not take action on it until the end of this week or even next Monday.
IMMIGRANT TUITION’S NEXT BIG DATE: April 23.
TODAY AND THURSDAY in the Old Supreme Court Chambers there will be an informational session for legislators presented by the U.S. Army, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the Colorado Renewable Energy Collaboratory regarding Colorado’s role in developing America’s energy future.
PRIVILEGE AND PRESERVATION IN THE CORPORATE SETTING: Davis Graham & Stubbs partner Andrea Wang will be presenting a free CLE program with ethics credits anticipated for in-house lawyers on how to avoid communication pitfalls in the digital age. The program is co-sponsored with Law Week Colorado. 7:30 – 9:00 a.m., Thursday, April 26, Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, 1550 17th Street, Suite 500 Denver, CO 80202.
QUIET ON TAX DAY: Tea Party.
THEY’RE CATCHING A BREATHER: Schools.
PLEASED TO SEE NEW MEXICO TOURISM ADS: Colorado tourism chief Al White.
REFOCUSING ON ECONOMIC ISSUES: ALEC.
MOVING ON: Civil unions bill.
STOPPED: Tech-transfer bill.
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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
* New lobbyists
* New principals
TODAY’S HICKENLOOPER/GARCIA PUBLIC EVENTS
* 10:30 a.m. – Lt. Gov. Garcia will deliver remarks and join Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock for the launch of the statewide One Book 4 Colorado. Location: Denver Public Library Central Branch, 14th & Broadway, Denver.
* 3 p.m. – Gov. Hickenlooper will be joined by Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia and President Stephen Jordan, Metropolitan State College of Denver to sign SB12-148 “Name Change Metro State College of Denver” sponsored by Sen. Lucia Guzman and Rep. Crisanta Duran. He will also sign SB12-045 “Higher Ed Associate Degree Transfer Students” sponsored by Sens. Evie Hudak and Keith King and Reps. Tom Massey and Rhonda Fields. Location: Student Success Building, Auraria Campus, Denver.
NOTHING ON THE SOCIAL CALENDAR UNTIL APRIL 25, but it’s a doozy: The Beer Caucus, Colorado Beer Caucus Reception, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., The University Club, 1673 Sherman Street, Denver. Contact: Jeff Weist 720-379-3623 email@example.com
TODAY ON THE WEST STEPS
* 12:30 PM 4:30 PM UC Denver Student Gov’t Assn – 100 people
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