Gold Dome: Trump Swears in Pompeo as Secretary of State

Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political newsIf you haven’t already, Subscribe here.
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn must be added to the Republican primary ballot in June.
The $193 million dollar bond package approved by Denver voters in November is now being put to use. The first round of projects includes transportation and cultural facilities updates and maintenance.
Colorado House Democrats introduced a significant overhaul of transportation funding legislation Tuesday, proposing $1.3 billion in the budget for projects. The Republican-sponsored Senate version aims to set aside $5 billion over the next 20 years.
 A proposal that seeks to remove a pit bull ban put in place in 1993 will now go before Castle Rock City Council.
House Bill 1391, which sought to revamp processes for handling sexual assault cases on college campuses, died in the Senate on Tuesday.
Lawmakers have been leaving Capitol Hill en masse as of late – but what happens after a stint in politics? The Atlantic explores the lure of lobbying.
President Trump swore in Mike Pompeo as the new secretary of state Wednesday morning. Pompeo formerly served as the director of the CIA until late last month.
Send tips and press releases for this column to

Comments are closed.