Gold Dome: Polis Looks to Legislature for Death Penalty Direction

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Have you been outside? It’s really, really cold today.

Gov. Jared Polis said he would commute the death sentence of Nathan Dunlap to life in prison if the state legislature passed a ban on execution.

A state Senate committee unanimously approved a bill that would extend the statute of limitations for charges against people in positions of authority who fail to report child sex abuse.

Colorado lawmakers are preparing for hearings next week where they will consider, for the fifth time, a gay conversion therapy ban.

Gov. Jared Polis declined to intervene in a pay dispute between teachers and Denver Public Schools, which clears the way for teachers to go on strike starting Monday.

The Secretary of State’s Office will investigate a campaign finance complaint against the group that led the failed ballot measure to increase oil and gas setbacks in Colorado.

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has opened a comment period where it is asking Western governors to weigh in on how to manage Colorado River water.

So in addition to the governor and lieutenant governor of Virginia, the state’s attorney general is now in trouble as well. He said yesterday that he wore blackface as a teenager.

Federal prosecutors in Pennsylvania are suing to block the implementation of the country’s first safe injection site, set to be opened in Philadelphia.

 

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