Gold Dome: World Refugee Day

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Governor Hickenlooper spoke at the Capitol for World Refugee Day to say refugees are welcome in Colorado regardless of what the federal government does.

State funding will run out for the Colorado Energy Office on July 1. Hickenlooper said he still plans to salvage what’s left.

A group of Colorado Springs churches formed a coalition to offer refuge for immigrants possibly facing deportation.

A new law regarding texting and driving might have actually quietly legalized the practice.

Unaffiliated voters are expected to provide plenty of “drama” in Colorado’s Democractic gubernatorial primary.

Following oil and gas explosions, some are now concerned about regulations that allow drillers to leave old pipelines in place.

The state Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal over Adams County’s marijuana taxes.

In other pot news, PNC Bank is closing a marijuana policy group’s accounts because the business has become too risky.

State revenues might have been higher if not for an item in the tax code that allowed taxpayers to delay reporting some earnings.

Congressman Mike Coffman and Attorney General Cynthia Coffman announced they are getting a divorce. Both are considering reelection campaigns — or running for higher office — in the next year.

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