Gold Dome: Boulder County DA Race Could Have Broader Effects

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Gov. John Hickenlooper is poise to appoint a new district attorney in Boulder County, but prosecutor and state Rep. Mike Foote says he’s going to run for the seat this year regardless of who is appointed.

A new bill in the Senate could give special access to the Capitol to anyone willing to pay a fee. A Capitol ID program would allow participants to submit to a background check in exchange for the ability to skip security.

The governor might get a new check on his powers if a bill passes that would prevent any gubernatorial board or commission member from continuing to serve if they are rejected by the Senate.

Denver appears to be on its way to approving the first business where patrons can legally consumer marijuana — for those interested, it’s a cafe called The Coffee Joint.

Attorney General Cynthia Coffman said she’s weighing all her options to petition onto the GOP primary ballot for governor.

With the Olympics on people’s minds, Gov. John Hickenlooper said he sees more benefits than downsides in hosting the games.

Immigration activists put the pressure on Sen. Michael Bennet to move away from an immigration deal that would include border wall funding, but so far he’s sticking to his plan.

The Colorado Supreme Court cleared the way for ballot initiatives that would create a new system for congressional redistricting in the state.

The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce will submit paperwork Friday to get on the ballot in November with a sales tax to fund transportation across the state.

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling favoring the Denver Fire Department in a suit claiming a supervisor violated the ADA by disclosing a fire fighter suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder.

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