Gold Dome: Visit from Vicente Fox

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Former Mexican President Vicente Fox is visiting Denver this week. Yesterday, he unsurprisingly had some negative feedback for President Trump and his plans for immigration and NAFTA.

Rep. Mike Coffman is helping draft new legislation that would keep Venezuelan oil out of the U.S., despite economist concerns about how that might hurt the American energy market.

Joe Neguse’s new job at Snell & Wilmer won’t overlap with the work he did at DORA, he said. He won’t be lobbying or representing clients before DORA.

The Colorado Supreme Court will decide on a case questioning which parent has claim to frozen embryos that were fertilized before their divorce.

Some conservation groups are worried that oil and gas development north of Mack would take away from solar energy development in an area where that is expected to have a promising future in solar.

Xcel Energy is considering early retirement for two coal-fired plants near Pueblo and replacing them with renewable energy plants instead.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke suggested public-private partnerships could be the key to improving national parks.

Donald Trump Jr. agreed to a transcribed interview with the Senate Judiciary Committee on a meeting with a Russian ambassador where he was said to have been promised information on Hillary Clinton.

Sarah Palin sued The New York Times for defamation after it published an op-ed linking her political rhetoric and the shooting of Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords; a judge ruled that factual errors in the piece might have been negligent but weren’t defamatory.

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