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THIS MEANS I CAN NEVER GO ON WELFARE: New Welfare Restrictions Target Booze, Tattoos.
BURNISHING THE HICK LEGEND? How Wynkoop Brewing almost wasn’t the oldest brewpub in Colorado.
SAGE ELECTION PREDICTIONS? The Colorado Association of Professional Lobbyists at its Wednesday, July 25, education meeting welcomes campaign strategists Greg Kolomitz and Katy Atknson. The two veteran campaign consultants give their perspectives on the just-concluded primaries, the run for control of the Colorado statehouse, the latest campaign finance strategies and more! Members: Free. Nonmembers: $30. RSVP here.
DENVER’S MALL successfully panhandles from feds.
HICKENLOOPER AND STAPLETON ANNOUNCE that a bond sale in late June will lower unemployment costs for Colorado’s businesses by up to $120 per employee and help restore solvency to the state’s unemployment insurance system.
HEY TAMPA: Call in sick for the GOP convention.
IT’S FUN WATCHING @lynn_bartels and @jraiffie go at it on Twitter.
SAVE THE DATE: Circuit Media’s party to celebrate Colorado’s newly elected legislature will be held at the History Colorado Center on Wednesday, Nov. 28. Sponsorship details for Capitol Rock are available by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUBSCRIBERS: State Bill renewal contracts are now available. Lock in this year’s rates! Email email@example.com.
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.
THE[NEWS]SEEN is looking for fun events to photograph. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
* Archived audio
* Archived video
* New lobbyists
* New principals
HICKENLOOPER’S PUBLIC SCHEDULE TODAY
* 10 a.m. – Gov. Hickenlooper will make his monthly appearance on 850-AM KOA’s The Mike Rosen Show.
DO YOUR PART to make Colorado more social. Add an item to the legislative social calendar.
TOMORROW, ON THE WEST STEPS, I am crashing the Silver Oak Cellars party.
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