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Gold Dome: Polis Looks to be Gubernatorial Frontrunner Gold Dome: Starting to Feel Like Campaign Season Gold Dome: Candidates Gearing up for Primaries Gold Dome: Boulder Passes Assault Rifle Ban Gold Dome: Legislative Session Comes to a Close
 

Gold Dome: Polis Looks to be Gubernatorial Frontrunner

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If 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. A study last year showed the U.S. Supreme Court has a problem with interrupting its female justices. Does the state Supreme Court […]

Gold Dome: Starting to Feel Like Campaign Season

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If 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. Gov. John Hickenlooper yesterday signed bills intended to improve consumer privacy protections and the state’s driver’s license program for people living in […]

Gold Dome: Candidates Gearing up for Primaries

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If 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. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill reauthorizing the Colorado Civil Rights Commission until 2027. Colorado’s gubernatorial candidates will participate in a debate […]

Gold Dome: Boulder Passes Assault Rifle Ban

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If 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. Boulder’s City Council voted unanimously last night to ban assault-style weapons. The ban doesn’t affect gun owners who already have them, though. […]

Gold Dome: Legislative Session Comes to a Close

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. The state legislature came to a last-minute agreement on filling holes in the state’s pension fund. The bill addresses a $32 billion shortfall over the next three decades. Also, a bill reauthorizing Colorado’s Division of Civil Rights and the Colorado […]

Gold Dome: Trump Swears in Pompeo as Secretary of State

02 May 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. A federal judge ruled Tuesday that U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn must be added to the Republican primary ballot in June. The $193 million dollar bond package approved by Denver voters in November is now being put to use. The first […]

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Gold Dome: Hickenlooper Signs 2018 State Budget

01 May 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.   Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the $28.9 fiscal state budget for 2018-19 into law Monday. It sets aside $495 million for transportation projects and $225 million for PERA. Sen. Bob Gardner has pulled Senate Bill 264, which would have prohibited […]

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Gold Dome: Lamborn Campaign’s Day in Court

30 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Rep. Doug Lamborn is having his day in court to try and get on the primary ballot. A bad outcome could mean an unceremonious end to his six terms in Congress representing Colorado Springs. Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne is making […]

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Gold Dome: Walker Stapleton Could Face DA Investigation

26 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. A group that frequently sues government agencies and officials for transparency issues has set its sights on gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton. Stapleton is being sued to find out what he knew of Kennedy Enterprises, the signature-gathering firm accused of hiring […]

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Gold Dome: AG Primary Narrows to Two

25 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Amy Padden and Brad Levin left the attorney general race yesterday; Amy Padden withdrew while Levin missed the required number of signatures to petition onto the ballot. Levin is suing the Secretary of State over his tossed ballots, though. Denver […]

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Gold Dome: Candidates Turn to Courts for Path to the Ballot

24 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. We found out last week that gubernatorial would-be Doug Robinson failed to qualify for the ballot. Now, his only recourse is to go to the courts where his campaign will attempt to prove some of the nullified signatures are valid. The […]

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Gold Dome: New Investigation for Sen. Randy Baumgardner

23 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. A new investigation of Colorado state Sen. Randy Baumgardner, finds he created “an intimidating, offensive, and hostile work environment” for several Senate staffers. Teachers around the country — including in Colorado — have been protesting outside statehouses in order to get […]

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Gold Dome: Civil Rights Commission Leaves Committee

19 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. The legislation to continue the Colorado Civil Rights Commission got its first hearing in the Senate with extensive edits from Republicans and pushback from Democrats. Boulder is proceeding with a lawsuit against oil and gas companies that connects their actions […]

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Gold Dome: Tax Day, Continued

18 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. The Internal Revenue Service is extending its tax filing deadline by one day to U.S. residents because of a technical glitch that affected the agency’s website. The DirectPay system on the IRS’ website was telling filers to return in the year 9999. […]

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Gold Dome: Primary Ballots Set for June

16 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. In Colorado’s the gubernatorial race, Attorney General Cynthia Coffman’s run dies while Walker Stapleton and Greg Lopez find their way onto the Republican primary ballot and for the Democrats, Cary Kennedy and Jared Polis join Mike Johnston on the ballot. […]

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