Gold Dome: Republicans Find Rep. Replacement

Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. 


Colorado Republicans chose Judy Reyher to take over for Clarice Navarro who left the state House to join the Trump administration.

Hazel Gibson launched a campaign for a state Senate seat. Gibson worked in audiology for 12 years, before becoming a full-time mother to her two kids.

New marijuana regulations continue to roll out in municipalities. This time, Fremont County’s commissioners reviewed a proposed ordinance for regulating home grows.

Gov. John Hickenlooper’s chief of staff, Doug Friednash, announced his returned to the private sector, yesterday. Friednash rejoined Brownstein and will be replaced by lawyer and businessman Patrick Meyers.

The Denver City Council cleared the path to open a Denver Public-Private Partnership Office. The City Council voted on a consulting contract as a concession for the office’s creation.

Amid the power struggle at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a federal judge said he would not block President Trump’s appointment of Mick Mulvaney to serve as acting director in place of the CFPB’s No. 2, Leandra English.

The State legislature will formally consider hiring an independent consultant to review its sexual harassment policies.

The Colorado Secretary of State is performing a first-in-the-nation election audit in an effort to move toward more secure elections and verifying the state election results.

A pilot program to put more mother-in-law cottages behind homes could be the latest answer to Denver’s housing problem.

President Trump this morning retweeted three videos with anti-Muslim content posted by a far-right account.

Send tips and press releases for this column to

Comments are closed.