Gold Dome: Hickenlooper Looks for Health Care Compromise

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Governors John Hickenlooper and John Kasich are once again looking to find compromise on health care.

President Donald Trump this morning is continuing his call to arm teachers in order to combat violence in schools.

Some CDOT computers were hacked and held for a Bitcoin ransom, the governor announced yesterday.

A ballot measure that seeks to boost Colorado’s transportation fund is moving forward, but its success is uncertain.

A major school funding measure is collecting signatures. The measure would increase the corporate tax rate and increase income taxes for high earners in order to raise $1.6 billion for education.

The Colorado Attorney General’s Office announced yesterday that the state will pay Nebraska $4 million to settle claims that Colorado violated a water-sharing compact involving the Republican River.

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller announced new charges for Paul Manafort and Rick Gates. The two face 32 new charges involving tax and bank fraud.

Hershey’s is back in court, trying to protect its trademarks from marijuana companies.

Re/Max founder David Liniger violated ethics code by giving a $2.38 million loan to the company’s then-chief operating officer, Adam Contos. The company’s board of directors was never told about the loan.

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