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Gold Dome: Pay Equity Bill Passes in Committee Gold Dome: Denver Launches Diversion Program Gold Dome: State to Investigate Church Abuse Gold Dome: Colorado to Join Border Wall Lawsuit Gold Dome: Trump Will Fund Border Wall With National Emergency
 

Gold Dome: Pay Equity Bill Passes in Committee

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your daily dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Send tips and press releases for this column to info@statebill.com A Senate committee last night advanced a pay equity bill that defines justifications for pay differences between men and women and prohibits employers from asking job applicants about their pay history. Former […]

Gold Dome: Denver Launches Diversion Program

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your daily dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Send tips and press releases for this column to info@statebill.com Have you listened to Law Week Colorado’s latest podcast yet? If you haven’t, you maybe should. I won’t force you, but I will strongly urge you, because it’s a pretty fascinating breakdown of […]

Gold Dome: State to Investigate Church Abuse

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your daily dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Send tips and press releases for this column to info@statebill.com With buzz that Justice Clarence Thomas could retire before the end of the year, court packing is a bigger topic than ever. Law Week’s latest podcast episode deals with President Trump’s influence on […]

Gold Dome: Colorado to Join Border Wall Lawsuit

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your daily dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Send tips and press releases for this column to info@statebill.com Colorado will join a group of states in a lawsuit against President Donald Trump over the emergency declaration for border wall funding. There are still some questions surrounding the agreement between Denver […]

Gold Dome: Trump Will Fund Border Wall With National Emergency

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your daily dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Send tips and press releases for this column to info@statebill.com Despite agreeing to sign a bipartisan spending measure to keep the government open, President Donald Trump announced today that he is declaring a national emergency in order to build a border wall. Colorado Attorney […]

Gold Dome: Polis Looks to Legislature for Death Penalty Direction

07 February 2019

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your daily dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Send tips and press releases for this column to info@statebill.com 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 […]

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Gold Dome: State of the Union Whiplash

06 February 2019

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your daily dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Send tips and press releases for this column to info@statebill.com In his State of the Union address last night, President Donald Trump called for unity and collaboration while also calling out Democrats for playing partisan politics. My favorite description of the speech […]

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Gold Dome: State Hears Comments on Budget

05 February 2019

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your daily dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Send tips and press releases for this column to info@statebill.com The Joint Budget Committee at the Colorado legislature heard public comments on the state budget for the first time. Gov. Jared Polis is attempting to meet with the Denver Classroom Teachers Association and Denver […]

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Gold Dome: Legislature Hears Budget Testimony

04 February 2019

Tweet I missed last night’s Super Bowl, but I guess I wouldn’t say I missed much by the sound of it. I personally was still a little sore about the prospect of watching the St. Louis Los Angeles Rams in a rematch of Super Bowl XXXVI, but hopefully all you viewers out there at least […]

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Gold Dome: Super Weekend

01 February 2019

Tweet Super Bowl Sunday is this weekend, which means you can finally legally bet on the game and watch commercials that — let’s face it — just haven’t been quite as good since the dot-com boom. I’m going to be a sports curmudgeon and sit this one out, but I am pretty interested in the fact […]

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Gold Dome: Sex Ed Bill Takes Over the Capitol

31 January 2019

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Send tips and press releases for this column to info@statebill.com The biggest bill of the legislative session thus far is one dealing with sex ed in public schools. The committee hearing for the bill went late into the night and had roughly […]

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Gold Dome: Staying Out of the Scope of the Polar Vortex

30 January 2019

Tweet It could be the cold snap hitting a large swath of the country, or it could be my current out-of-work reading habits, but climate change is on my brain right now. This fascinating read discusses effects already hitting the country. And then there’s also this local article about a subject very near and dear to […]

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Gold Dome: Electoral College Revision Passes in Senate

29 January 2019

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 bill to put Colorado’s electoral college votes behind the winner of the national popular vote moved through committee yesterday. Arizona is still holding out on an agreement to a new multi-state plan for sharing the Colorado River water. An agreement is expected […]

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Gold Dome: Federal Workers Back on the Job

28 January 2019

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Wow — it was bad out there today. It’s too late to change your work plans for the day, but I saw plenty of cars on the side of the road on my way […]

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Gold Dome: Legislature Rejects Gun Rights, Texting-While-Driving Bills

25 January 2019

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Colorado House Republicans brought three gun rights bills and saw them all shot down. Denver Public Schools apologized for a letter that said immigrant teachers on strike would be reported to immigration services. The […]

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