Gold Dome: Olympic Organizers Visit Denver

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U.S. Olympic Committee organizers visited Denver as it continues to narrow down choices for the 2030 Olympic Games. The choice is likely just between Denver and Salt Lake City.

In the 2018 legislative session, Republicans blocked 74 Democrat-led bills; now that the Democrats have control of both chambers, may of these are likely to return.

Colorado is at the top of the list for civic engagement. The state had the second-most voters in the country cast ballots in the 2018 midterm election.

And as a result of that election, a record number of Latinos are joining the state legislature, though they still equal representation of the population.

Adams County is ending its moratorium on oil and gas permits after voters rejected Proposition 112. The county had used the temporary ban as a dam against what it expected to be a flood of permits had the ballot measure passed.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is holding its only public hearing on the Trump administration’s plans to roll back Obama-era rules for methane pollution from the oil and gas industry in Denver.

Two Denver mayoral candidates talked about development and transportation at a Park Hill forum yesterday.

President Donald Trump is expected to provide his written answers regarding Russian interference in the 2016 election to the special counsel team as early as this week.

As expected, the DOJ issued a memo saying Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker’s temporary appointment was legal. The department did not, however, say whether he must recuse himself from the Russia investigation.

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