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PRIMARY’S TOMORROW: Let’s do this.
FIRE UPDATE: Governor’s raw video footage.
U.S.S. COLORADO NAMING IS TODAY: Gov. Hickenlooper will join Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus to deliver remarks at a ship naming ceremony in honor of the USS Colorado.
U.S.S. COLORADO TRIVIA
* Sailed for New York City on maiden voyage in 1923.
* From 11 June to 22 July 1937, assisted in the search for the missing Amelia Earhart.
* Was overhauled at time of attack on Pearl Harbor.
* Hit by kamikazes, 1944, killing 19 of her men and wounding 72.
* Was sold for scrapping in July 1959.
WEDNESDAY IS ‘INSIDE THE LOBBYIST REGISTRATION PROGRAM:’ The Colorado Association of Professional Lobbyists welcomes Angela Lawson, Lobbyist Registration Program Manager of the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office, to a “Coffee and Cram” presentation on June 27. Ms. Lawson will discuss proposed registration legislation, new program rules being implemented this summer, and common reporting issues (including how to report income and job duties). Venue: Fluid Meeting Space, 501 E. 19th Ave. Members free; nonmembers $30. Registration still open, though we hear it’s getting full. Lawyers: This presentation is approved for one general CLE credit.
NOT THE KIND OF ECONOMIC HEADLINES WE WERE HOPING FOR: Colorado Wildfire Keeps Tourists Away In State’s Busiest Season.
HERE’S WHO YOU CALL TO COMPLAIN TO: Nicholas Riccardi named AP West political reporter.
THEY FINALLY TURNED OFF THAT DAMN RACKET: Caplis, Silverman end radio show.
I HOPE YOU’RE WEARING A BRAIN BUCKET WHILE YOU’RE READING THIS: Wayne Allard wrote a newspaper column on motorcycle helmet laws.
ALSO OUT THERE WTIH A COLUMN: Shawn Mitchell.
DEVASTATING NEWS: @lynn_bartels Tweeted, “Forgot to charge my phone. Won’t be able to tweet from Maxine Waters. #copolitics”
AN ACTUAL NOTE AT THE BOTTOM OF A BARTELS BLOG POST: “Note: Computer problems as a result of operator error prevented this from running last week.”
NEWS SO GOOD YOU CAN EAT IT: Gazette statehouse scribe John Schroyer blogs about free orange chicken at Panda Express.
BET THEY HOLD IT INDOORS: Denver on short list for massive Outdoor Retailer summer trade show.
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WANTS BOULDER TO SEND WATER TO WELD COUNTY: Brandon Shaffer.
SAYS WOMEN WILL LEAD COLORADO RECOVERY: Amy Stephens and rest of women’s caucus.
MILLER HUDSON WRITES ABOUT CITY PARK JAZZ FESTIVAL a few days before a police officer is murdered at it.
SILLY SEASON: Lamborn campaign exonerated over political ad complaint.
SILLY SEASON: Baumgardner elaborates on platform before Tuesday vote
SILLY SEASON: White talks issues as primary nears
SILLY SEASON: La Plata County election almost over for some
SILLY SEASON: Michelle Obama’s visit highlights state’s importance
SILLY SEASON: Ryan Call kills rumors of Senate bid
SILLY SEASON: Romney campaign finds a home in Jeffco
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.>
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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
HICKENLOOPER’S PUBLIC SCHEDULE
2 p.m. – Gov. Hickenlooper will join Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus to deliver remarks at a ship naming ceremony in honor of the USS Colorado. Location: State Capitol, West Steps, Denver.
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THIS WEEK ON THE WEST STEPS: U.S.S. Colorado today, big bike rally Wednesday (to coincide with Bike-To-Work Day.
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