Gold Dome: Democrats Vote for Diversity in Primaries

Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political newsIf you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Under the Gold Dome will be in your inbox every Wednesday while the General Assembly is out of session.

Democratic primary wins last night across the country are setting the stage for November elections. Vermont nominated the country’s first transgender candidate for governor, Connecticut nominated its first African-American woman running for a Congressional seat and Minnesota nominated the first Somali-American and another Muslim for two offices.

Colorado Republicans added three new candidates to the ballot as replacements for two who dropped out of their races for personal reasons and another who is on the ticket to become lieutenant governor under gubernatorial hopeful Walker Stapleton.

Gov. John Hickenlooper is seeing two legislative liaisons leave his office this month for other jobs.

The Colorado Republican Party has added three new candidates to the November ballot to replace two who dropped out of their races and a third who hopes to become lieutenant governor.

The Masterpiece Cakeshop saga isn’t over yet. Jack Phillips, the bakery’s owner, is suing the Colorado Civil Rights Commission based on the ruling that cited Phillips for “probable cause” of discrimination based on “sex and or transgender status.”

Federal agencies removed more than 71,000 marijuana plants from public lands during last year’s growing season, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Colorado office.

An Aurora family who adopted a 4-year-old daughter from Peru is hoping to reopen an immigration case in order to keep her in the U.S. She is currently in the country on a tourist visa.

VF Corp., announced this week to move its headquarters to Denver, is looking to Union Station as a potential home for its new digs.

Two Democrats will meet with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh today. The Democratic senators are from states President Donald Trump easily own and are seen as vulnerable votes in the Senate.

Nine were injured in a home explosion in Denver that is thought to have been caused by natural gas

Send tips and press releases for this column to info@statebill.com

Comments are closed.