Gold Dome: Time for a “good shutdown”

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President Trump said the U.S. needs for a “good shutdown” to force a partisan confrontation over spending. He won’t get his wish this time, though.

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck attorney and lobbyist David Bernhardt is thought to be a top pick for deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior.

The Senate rejected a bill that would have prevented police from assisting the federal government in a pot crackdown.

A youth justice reform bill is on its way to the governor’s desk.

The Senate is tightening DUI enforcement and MADD is reminding everyone that drunk driving is still the biggest cause of traffic deaths, despite having more high drivers on the roads.

Lieutenant Governor Donna Lynne toured the state to find public attitudes on issues ranging from rural internet to the hospital provider fee.

A Colorado Christian University administrator wants to ban the 4/20 rally in Denver and is taking on a lawyer defending it — in a debate.

Meet the unsung heroes of the Colorado legislature: The two clerks who read bills at lightning speed.

Cities can sue banks for housing discrimination under anti-bias law, the Supreme Court said.

With Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court appointment out of the way, it’s on to the many other federal circuit seats for President Trump. According to this article, former state Solicitor General Dan Domenico and Colorado Supreme Court Justice Allison Eid are front runners for the 10th Circuit seat.

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