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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Gold Dome: Teachers Strike Ends

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 big news of the day is obviously what’s listed up top here, as well as just below this paragraph. The DPS strike ended after negotiators reached an agreement around 6 a.m. […]

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Gold Dome: 33 Breaches Reported Under New Privacy Law

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 Since Colorado’s data privacy law went into effect in September, 33 organizations have reported breaches affecting more than 90,000 Coloradans. A bill that would tie Colorado’s electoral college votes to the national […]

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Gold Dome: The History of Court Packing

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 President Donald Trump has had two opportunities to appoint Supreme Court justices and might have a third. Law Week’s latest podcast explores Trump’s role in reshaping the courts and the history of […]

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Gold Dome: Denver Teachers on Strike

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 big news of the day is the story we all knew was already coming — Denver teachers are on strike. In case you haven’t been following, here’s the rundown of how […]

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Legal Lasso: What’s Next for Senator Bennet

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 After Sen. Michael Bennet blew up the Internet, people are wondering what’s next. The Colorado House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass a bill allowing marijuana to be used to treat autism spectrum disorders. Recently […]

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Gold Dome: Polis Looks to Legislature for Death Penalty Direction

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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