Gold Dome: Gardner Unpopular at Town Hall

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Colorado Senator Cory Gardner held a pair of town hall meetings after being AWOL for months. And the people who attended were not very happy with him.

Colorado’s “faithless electors” are seeking damages in a new federal lawsuit, claiming statements made by Secretary of State Wayne Williams violated their constitutional rights.

Brett Barkey, a prosecutor from Colorado’s 14th Judicial District announced his bid for state treasurer.

Prosecutor and former assistant U.S. Attorney Amy Padden joined the field of Democrats running for Attorney General.

Mayor Hancock and two City Council members reached a middle-ground on rival immigration plans, but the details are still to come later today. One component of Hancock’s plan included a legal defense fund for immigrants who gained the ire of ICE.

Denver auditor Tim O’Brien is asking a district court to grant him access to county court records. Court officials said prior cooperation had been voluntary, and this time, they’re not volunteering.

Thornton is going too far with its new oil and gas rules, according to the state Attorney General. Thornton’s rules are stricter than what the state requires of oil and gas operators.

In what has become a major bipartisan issue, lawyers for Rene Lima-Marin have won a stay of deportation for the man. However, he’ll probably stay in an Aurora detention center and could still be deported.

A Hogan Lovells attorney working on a client’s death penalty case is arguing to the U.S. Supreme Court that Arizona’s death penalty is unconstitutional and should be struck down.

Ed Perlmutter might run for reelection in Congress, after all.

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