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115 BILLS on our quick-look calendar – several dozen in appropriations.
UP TODAY: Bid-preference bill.
FORGET ALL THAT MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON HOO-HAH: The Colorado Senate took a vote on immigrant tuition with none of the predictable arguments pro and con. Simple as that. Please move along. Nothing to see here.
BILL’S FATE NOW RESTS with Speaker of the House Frank McNulty.
IMPLICATIONS ‘HUGE’ in inactive-voter fight.
CONTRACTORS WRITE LETTER TO HICK urging him not to veto tourism authority bill.
MORSE PULLS HIS DEFECTIVE-PRODUCTS BILL, which had zero chance of passage.
TURNS OUT THE PLATE WAS BETTER THAN THE GAME: Governor surprises no one by signing a Colorado Rockies license-plate bill on the day of the team’s home opener.
WHO AM I? “Dear Friend — for the third year in a row, National Journal Magazine has ranked me, along with a handful of others, the Most Conservative Member of Congress. Additionally, I am one of 14 House Members to earn a 100% rating for my 2011 voting record from the American Conservative Union. I am one of only five non-freshmen Members to have a 100% lifetime rating from this conservative group.”
ICING IT: Denver ethics board says 3 city officials can get free trip to Iceland, others must pay.
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
NO WORD ON WHETHER HE’S TOURING THE SEVEN FALLS OR VAN BRIGGLE POTTERY, TOO: Hickenlooper is in Colorado Springs today, with at least two stops:
* 11 a.m. – remarks at the Global New Energy Summit. Location: The Broadmoor, 1 Lake Avenue, Colorado Springs.
* 11:45 a.m. – remarks at the Colorado College State of the Rockies 2012 Conference. Location: Colorado College, 14 E. Cache la Poudre St., Colorado Springs.
NOTHING ON THE SOCIAL CALENDAR TODAY: Must be budget season.
TODAY ON THE WEST STEPS: 11:00 AM 1:30 PM, ReclAim our History ReZist Ethnic Studies Ban – 35 people
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