Gold Dome: Major Bills Move Toward Passage

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The Colorado Senate passed the red flag bill with a one-vote Democrat majority. The bill is now heading back to the House.

The House gave approval to the major oil and gas bill last night as well. It must still pass a final hearing in the chamber.

Many Democrats are facing down some tough votes themselves as groups look to recall several lawmakers.

Republicans won approval of the $30.5 billion state budget with a large appropriation going toward transportation, but there’s still a tough fight ahead.

Gov. Jared Polis signed a bipartisan hospital transparency bill yesterday.

Coloradan and former Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck lobbyist David Bernhardt appeared before a Senate panel yesterday regarding his confirmation as Interior Secretary. He said he plans on stopping recusing himself from matters involving his former clients.

The Golden City Council building is likely moving into a new building after buying land owned by MillerCoors.

The House Financial Committee in Congress passed Rep. Ed Perlmutter’s marijuana banking bill that would give protections to financial institutions that serve marijuana clients.

A civil lawsuit filed by the New York attorney general claims the Sackler family, owners of Purdue Pharma, personally contributed to the opioid epidemic.

 

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