Gold Dome: Candidates Turn to Courts for Path to the Ballot

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We found out last week that gubernatorial would-be Doug Robinson failed to qualify for the ballot. Now, his only recourse is to go to the courts where his campaign will attempt to prove some of the nullified signatures are valid.

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled yesterday that U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn should be kept off the primary ballot in June. He has missed a deadline to validate other signatures he collected, so now his last resort might be going through federal court.

The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday also upheld the constitutionality of a state law that added sales taxes to some items to benefit public transportation and cultural groups in metropolitan Denver without voter approval.

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill to provide transparency in secret prison transfers — but he did it in secret. Bill sponsors lamented that the bill, intended to provide information to victims, instead kept victims in the dark.

A bipartisan package of redistricting reforms cleared its first hurdle Monday, passing a state Senate committee on a unanimous vote.

Colorado is adding jobs and still enjoying one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country. But wage growth is low as the state keeps adding people.

Close to 90 Cañon City School District educators are set to join a growing movement of teacher protests Friday at the state Capitol, where they will seek improvements in funding for education.

A Republican-led state Senate panel rejected a net neutrality bill late Monday, the same day the Federal Communications Commission repealed protections for an open internet.

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