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IN COLORADO TODAY: President Obama.
I STAND BY MY STATEMENT, I MISSPOKE AND I APOLOGIZE: Mike Coffman.
SENATE CANDIDATE OWEN HILL CLAIMS on at least two candidate affidavits filed with the Colorado Secretary of State, as well as on his voter registration, that he resides at his in-laws’ address on Pennsylvania Avenue — a claim that a number of Larry Liston supporters doubt, Chet Hardin writes in the Colorado Springs Independent. After attempting to contact Hill via e-mail and phone to discuss the issue of his residency, we caught up with him last Thursday, walking out of the house he owns on East Madison Street. “That’s where he has always lived,” argues Liston. “That’s what I know.”
PAY RAISES for Denver public-safety honchos.
READERS: It costs just $9.99 to own Colorado’s best electronic election guide.
POST OUTDOORS WRITER’S TAKE on Hick rapids riding.
TODAY’S GOOD ENERGY NEWS: Noble Energy investing billions.
TODAY’S GOOD ENERGY NEWS, PART II: Production impact grants return.
TODAY’S BAD ENERGY NEWS: Mad moms in Erie descend on Encana.
NOW BEING DRAFTED: Colorado online poker bill.
PRETTY CREATIVE END-OF-SESSION VIDEO from Senate Democrats. However, it touts bills that didn’t pass.
MORE TRADITIONAL END-OF-SESSION PDF REPORT from Senate Republicans.
TWO ASSAULTS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE: ACLU complains about “inadvertent” Garfield County policy that reports domestic violence victims to ICE.
IT’S THE OFFICIAL START OF THE ELECTION SEASON: Celebrate by buying the 700-page (!) Civica Guide To The 2012 Colorado Statehouse Elections, an e-book that’s now on sale ($9.99) at Amazon.com. If you own an iPad, download the free Kindle app, buy the e-book and begin reading it in five minutes or less! The guide will soon be available at Apple iBooks, Barnes and Noble Nook and Google Books. Best thing: Frequent updates planned as we cycle through election season. Read more here.
LYNN BARTELS NEEDS A HUG: She Tweets, “Back at work ! Feels weird to be at the main office, not the Capitol, & to see editors, not lawmakers. #coleg”
WE STILL HAVE SOME ROOM, so join us for a free CLE and breakfast this week to learn more about environmental issues everyone should be aware of when buying, leasing and selling property. And avoiding some of the pitfalls that comes with the process. Join Ireland Stapleton and Law Week Colorado for a free CLE on Thursday, May 24 at the Warwick Hotel from 8 to 9 a.m. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
NEXT INDEPENDENT ETHICS COMMISSION MEETING: 06/04/12, 9 am, 101 West Colfax Ave., 5th floor.
NOW PLAYING LOCALLY: Dueling anti-Romney, anti-Obama TV ads.
SAYS HE CAN BEAT OBAMA: Tennessee lawyer.
SIGNED: Dental assistance bill.
THE[NEWS]SEEN is looking for fun events to photograph. Email: email@example.com
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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
SAY HI TO THE PRESIDENT FOR US: Today’s Hick schedule.
* 10 a.m. – Gov. Hickenlooper will attend the U.S. Air Force Academy graduation ceremony. Location: Colorado Springs
* 8:30 p.m. – Gov. Hickenlooper will deliver remarks at the 30th annual Mizel Museum Dinner. Location: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 E. Academy Blvd., Denver.
IT’S BACK!!! First item on 2013 legislative social calendar is, of course, the Colorado Restaurant Association Blue Ribbon Reception for Colorado State Legislators, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, location to be determined. Contact: Siobhan Blanckaert 303-830-2972 Ext. 112
EVEN THOUGH THE SOCIAL CALENDAR HAS RETURNED, State Bill continues to tour legislative social calendars around the country to see “what’s possible.” In South Dakota, the social calendar is put out by that state’s commerce an industry organization.
THERE ARE CAPITOL RALLIES on Friday and Saturday.
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