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BILLS UP TODAY on our quick-look calendar.
A BILL INTRODUCED FRIDAY in the Colorado House could bar communities from sharing in state severance tax revenues if they enact oil and natural gas drilling restrictions. It’s in committee today at 1:30 p.m.
COLORADO SAYS GOODBYE to Paul Sandoval.
COLORADO ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL LOBBYISTS’ second annual end-of-session party is 4 p.m. Wednesday in the courtyard at Brownleigh Court, 1410 Grant St. It’s free, but let them know you’re coming. Details here. All registered professional lobbyists invited.
OPENS NEW ELECTION OFFICE: Douglas County.
DITCHES WESTERN GOVERNORS’ MEETING: John Hickenlooper.
KERRIE DALLMAN, veteran president of the Jefferson County Education Association, was elected president of the Colorado Education Association during the union’s weekend delegate assembly. She takes office in July.
NOT PERSUADED ABOUT NEW TESTS: State Board of Education.
SUPPORTS HICK’S FIRE PLAN: Colorado Springs Gazette.
NAME CALLING BREAKS OUT: A Democratic senator trying to reduce penalties for some Colorado drug possession offenses called Denver’s top prosecutor a “villain” and a “snake” Friday, accusing him of spreading misinformation that led to the weakening of his proposal.
JOHN ANDREWS SAYS: “Parties can help save us from ourselves.”
WITH RICK SANTORUM OUT OF PRESIDENTIAL RACE, it may now be possible for GOP to re-focus on non-social issues, Jessica Peck says.
SWIMMING TO STAY ABOVE PRIMARY FRAY: Doug Lamborn.
SIGNED: Fallen hero license plate bill.
FOLLOW YOUR FAVORITE LICENSE-PLATE BILL on State Bill’s “Plate Progress” report.
THE[NEWS]SEEN is looking for fun events to photograph. Email: email@example.com
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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
NO HICKENLOOPER/GARCIA PUBLIC EVENTS TODAY
NOTHING ON THE SOCIAL CALENDAR TODAY, but have you signed up for Wednesday’s lobbyists party? Details here.
NOTHING ON THE WEST STEPS TODAY, but tomorrow, the Tourism Office has something that’s expected to draw 200.
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