Gold Dome: Death Penalty Repeal Dies in Legislature

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Democratic lawmakers abandoned their efforts to pass a death penalty repeal bill this session.

President Donald Trump tapped former Sherman & Howard attorney Allison Lee to be the second Democratic commissioner on the SEC Commission.

Lawmakers in Colorado and Washington are looking to ease the strict regulations put on the marijuana industry at its inception. The goal is to make sure the pioneering states remain competitive with others that are just legalizing cannabis.

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The oil and gas bill in the legislature hasn’t passed yet, but there’s already an effort to put a ballot initiative before voters to reverse the bill.

Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers was reelected, and former secretary of state Wayne Williams was voted onto the City Council.

The House Judiciary Committee will vote today to authorize a subpoena for the full Mueller report. But Democrats on the committee are split over how aggressively they think their chairman should pursue the report.

And President Donald Trump seems less enthusiastic about having the full Mueller report released to Congress, despite calling the findings a total exoneration.

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