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Gold Dome: Polis Signs First Executive Order

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. Jared Polis signed his first executive order yesterday, intended to increase the number of zero-emission vehicles in the state and directing transportation officials to prepare for more electric vehicles on the road. Rep. Lisa Cutter helped organize the first […]

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Gold Dome: Government Shutdown Hits Craft Beer Industry

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Thousands of Colorado’s federal workers have been hit by the government shutdown, but now it seems the craft beer industry is taking a big hit as well. Sen. Michael Bennet implored the Trump administration to at least think of the […]

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Gold Dome: Executives Announce Budget Proposals

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Attorney General Phil Weiser amended his office’s budget request, asking for an additional $2.1 million for office salaries as well as money to combat the opioid epidemic and to start an Energy Advisory Unit to work with local governments. Gov. Jared […]

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Legal Lasso: Colorado Governments Sue Pharma Companies

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 opioid crisis turned into a full-scale war against Big Pharma yesterday as 17 Colorado governments filed suit against a list of pharmaceutical companies. This piles on top of lawsuits already filed by the state and other counties in the […]

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Gold Dome: Federal Workers Protest Shutdown

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Good morning everyone! It’s a little hard to believe there’s already a full week of the legislative session under our belts, but all of the new legislators and state leaders are sworn in and the bills are coming fast, so […]

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Gold Dome: Polis Proposes Full-Day Kindergarten

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. Jared Polis gave his first State of the State address yesterday. In his speech, he addressed health care, emissions and the environment and providing full-day kindergarten. In their response to his speech, Republican leaders criticized Polis’ plans for omitting information […]

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Gold Dome: Western Stock Show to March Down 17th

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. Jared Polis is giving his first State of the State address today, and it’s live right now (provided you opened this e-mail right away). It might already be too late for you by the time you read this, but […]

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Gold Dome: New Colorado Executives Take Office

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  If you weren’t one of the people outside the Capitol yesterday morning, here’s what you missed from the inauguration of Gov. Jared Polis, Secretary of State Jena Griswold, Treasurer Dave Young and Attorney General Phil Weiser. Colorado is yet again […]

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Gold Dome: Polis Sworn in Today

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.-elect Jared Polis becomes Gov. Jared Polis today. He’s being sworn in on the Capitol’s West steps this morning. Outgoing Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman gave an exit interview with the Colorado Sun about her departure from the office and […]

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Gold Dome: Gearing up for 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.  Under the Gold Dome will be in your inbox every Wednesday while the General Assembly is out of session. Today is Jan. 2. Everyone is back to work, hopefully refreshed, and around town, everyone is finishing up their best-ofs and […]

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