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Gold Dome: Denver’s First Legalized Pot Club Approaches Approval

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO An attorney for the City of Denver recommended the city approve a proposal for the first legal marijuana club. The city still has the final say. A Senate committee voted to move forward with legislation that would […]

Gold Dome: Lawmakers Vote Down Safe Injection Site

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO The bill to allow a safe-injection site for heroin users failed in a Senate committee last night. A district court judge gave an initial win Wednesday to a group that claims Amendment 71 unconstitutionally raised the bar for petitioners […]

Gold Dome: Baumgardner Leaves Committee, Remains in Senate

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Sen. Randy Baumgardner stepped down from a committee chairmanship following the conclusion of a sexual harassment investigation. Democrats are pursuing measures to force him out of his Senate seat. State Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is […]

Gold Dome: Democrats Pounce on Foote’s Seat

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Three Democrats are vying for Rep. Mike Foote’s House seat after news came out that he’ll be seeking the Boulder County District Attorney job. Senate President Kevin Grantham said the Colorado Civil Rights Commission will […]

Gold Dome: Aurora Detention Center Lawsuit Proceeds

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO A lawsuit between immigrants and the corporation that runs an Aurora detention center is cleared to move forward in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. The lawsuit seeks more than $5 million in damages for as […]

Gold Dome: ICE Agents Increasingly Unpredictable

02 February 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.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Punxsutawney Phil predicted another six more weeks of winter. As usual. ICE agents have more discretion in making arrests, but that also means immigration activists and lawyers are busier than ever in trying to […]

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Gold Dome: Colorado Officials Looking for Harmony in Pot Laws

01 February 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.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Colorado officials are at the forefront of a group of officials asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to unify state and federal pot laws. A bill in the legislature would expand the School Lunch Protection […]

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Gold Dome: Tancredo Leaves Governor Race

31 January 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.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Former Rep. Tom Tancredo is dropping out of the state’s gubernatorial race. According to Tancredo, he believes a lack of money would lead to him  winning the primary but not the election. Legislation that would fix […]

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Gold Dome: Preparing for State of the Union

30 January 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.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO You might have heard that President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address is tonight. Here’s the rundown of what to expect. And here’s the rundown of who from Colorado will be attending. […]

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Gold Dome: Rep. Rosenthal has a Political Challenger

29 January 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 sincerely apologize for our repeated emails last week. The problem should now be resolved. Please send information about any problems with the Under the Gold Dome email to info@statebill.com. Thank you for your patience! Compiled by STATE BILL […]

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Gold Dome: Picking Gubernatorial Frontrunners

26 January 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.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO A report from the University of Colorado shows Rep. Jared Polis and former Rep. Tom Tancredo are frontrunners in the governor race, though many people say it’s still to early to make up their […]

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Gold Dome: Hickenlooper Pushes for Electric Vehicles

25 January 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.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Gov. John Hickenlooper unveiled his new plan to spur growth in Colorado’s electric vehicle market, yesterday. Hickenlooper also was quick to point out that his comment about his lack of enthusiasm about the possibility […]

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Gold Dome: Lowering Expectations on Amazon

24 January 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.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Gov. John Hickenlooper revealed that he might be relieved if Amazon doesn’t move to Colorado. “There are a lot of challenges and lot of hard work we will be avoiding,” he said. Despite the […]

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Gold Dome: Shutdown Ends

23 January 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.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO After the government’s shutdown on Friday night, legislators approved a stop-gap budget bill and ended the shutdown yesterday. Colorado’s senators drew the ire of activists after they voted to end a three-day government shutdown that many say was […]

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Gold Dome: Government Shutdown Imminent?

19 January 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.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Signs seem to be pointing toward a government shutdown taking place later today. Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet said he’s holding out on a stop-gap measure in favor of addressing DACA concerns, and Republican Sen. […]

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