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BILLS UP TODAY on our quick-look calendar.
BUS TOUR HITS DENVER: Education Nation.
CIVIL UNIONS NOT GOING TO HAPPEN THIS YEAR, IF LITTLETON IS REPRESENTATIVE: One Republican tells the Colorado Statesman that opposition to the civil unions bill from her constituents means she’s unlikely to back the bill if it makes it to the full House. “I am not certain, but I am not leaning in support, based on polling numbers I have done,” said Rep. Kathleen Conti, R-Littleton, who noted that a poll she conducted through her website showed 59 percent opposed to civil unions and just 39 percent in support, with a handful of undecided respondents. “I always try to be a representative of and for the people,” she said. “It truly did not poll well.”
THOSE CAUCUSES ARE SO MEANINGFUL: Caucus loser Romney takes majority of delegate.
ANOTHER LOBBYIST ON VERGE OF GOING OVER THE WALL: Tim Dore.
LEAVING THE SANTA FE ARTS DISTRICT: Colorado Democratic Party.
YOU DON’T WIN IN BOULDER COUNTY until the Democratic Women of Boulder County say you do.
UMMM, YOU DO IT ALL THE TIME: “How can we pass a bill that doesn’t do what the title says?”
HE MAKES NEWS EVERYWHERE: Drugged-driving bill sponsor Sen. Steve King.
QUOTES MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO IN A COLORADO POLITICAL COLUMN: Kip Cheroutes.
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
MIFFED AT DEM GAME-PLAYING: Scott Gessler.
MOVING ON: CD-2 candidate Kevin Lundberg.
STOPPED: CD-2 candidate Tom Janich.
SLOWED AND MAYBE STOPPED: CD-2 candidate Eric Weissmann.
NOW FORMING: Durango activist group 99% Spring, not to be confused with Occupy.
APPARENTLY NOT A FAN: Ed Quillen calls proposed Religious Freedom Amendment “stupid.”
JUST AS UGLY ACROSS THE STREET AS IT IS HERE: Redistricting.
ATTENDS JOHN MALONE’S $7M THANK YOU PARTY: John Hickenlooper.
CONTINUES TO NURTURE YOUNG LEADERS: Gloria Tanner.
FOLLOW YOUR FAVORITE LICENSE-PLATE BILL on State Bill’s “Plate Progress” report.
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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 PUBLIC SCHEDULE:
* 10 a.m. – joins Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar, Anna Gomez, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and Deputy Administrator National Telecommunications and Information Administration and EAGLE-Net CEO Randy Zila to deliver remarks about Colorado’s high-speed statewide broadband network project. Location: West Steps, State Capitol, Denver.
* 12:30 p.m. – Gov. Hickenlooper will deliver opening remarks at the NBC News Education Nation Job One: America to Compete in the 21st Century panel discussion. Location: History Colorado, 1200 Broadway, Denver.
NOTHING ON TODAY’S SOCIAL CALENDAR. But tomorrow, look for:
* Colorado Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) Advocacy Picnic in the Park, 11a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Civic Center Park, Contact : Melissa Branson, Legislative Liaison 720.530.4364 email@example.com.
* Coalition of Colorado Construction Associations Building Jobs4Colorado Legislative Reception, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway Street, Denver, Contact: Jenn Penn 720-937-2148
TODAY ON THE WEST STEPS:
* 8:30 AM 9:30 PM, American Military Family Honor Rally, 60 people
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