Gold Dome: Betsy DeVos Visits Colorado

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Betsy DeVos is visiting the Air Force Academy and making a stop in Denver today as part of her “Rethink School” tour.

Is Amazon building its new headquarters in Denver? Some of Colorado’s lawmakers think the state would be a good fit.

A pan for statewide oil and gas mapping failed, but Erie approved an ordinance to require mapping in the city.

This December, former presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is coming to Denver to sign copies of her new book at Tattered Cover.

Denver unveiled its $2 billion budget for next year with money for roads and parks and rec, but less money than anticipated going into affordable housing from a development impact fee.

Loveland’s City Council heard about a decades-old error that led officials to believe a city fund held more than $20 million when it actually had about $2.4 million.

The White House urged the Department of Justice to prosecute former FBI director James Comey for actions that were “improper and likely could have been illegal.”

The Supreme Court granted a temporary stay to a lower court ruling that would have allowed more refugees to enter the country.

Four more states brought lawsuits against the federal government for ending DACA. The new lawsuit was filed by California, Minnesota, Maryland and Maine.

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