Gold Dome: ICE Agents Increasingly Unpredictable

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Punxsutawney Phil predicted another six more weeks of winter. As usual.

ICE agents have more discretion in making arrests, but that also means immigration activists and lawyers are busier than ever in trying to respond.

Sixty-nine patients received prescriptions for aid-in-dying medication in the first year Colorado allowed it. It’s not clear how many patients followed through in using it, though.

A Colorado sheriff’s deputy who was convicted of driving drunk while on duty was sentenced to one year of probation and to pay a $600 fine.

Colorado officials are wondering whether a new company tasked with handling cleanup of toxic sites is able to take on the task.

A committee in the Colorado House gave a quick “no” to a plastic bag ban that would have taxed consumers 25 cents per bag in an attempt to generate money for an affordable housing fund.

Sen. Randy Baumgardner might face disciplinary actions for sexual misconduct allegations made against him. A former legislative aide filed a complaint against him.

According to publicly available data, Denver falls short in most categories when compared with the competition for Amazon’s HQ2.

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman is trailing his main Democratic opponent in quarterly campaign fundraising, but so are 30 other incumbents.

Attorney General Cynthia Coffman plans to petition onto the Republican primary ballot, but GOP strategists say she might have a hard time, due to her late start and fundraising shortfall.

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