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Gold Dome: Mueller Report to be Release Soon

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 Attorney General William Barr said he would have a redacted version of the Mueller report in some congresspeople’s hands within one week. House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler will still seek the full […]

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Gold Dome: State Officials Allow Drilling Without Permits

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 public health officials have let oil and gas companies begin operations at nearly 200 sites across the state without first getting permits that limit how much toxic pollution they can release […]

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Gold Dome: Polis to Sign Net Neutrality Bill

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 Gov. Jared Polis is about to sign a major net neutrality bill that differs from other states’ efforts by serving as “a fulcrum point for state action.” In other words, it would take away […]

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Gold Dome: Sen. Bennet Will Have Surgery for Prostate Cancer

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 Denver civil rights and criminal justice reform advocate Rev. Tammy Garrett-Williams died Tuesday. She was 50. U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet says he has prostate cancer, but he said his prognosis is good. He […]

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Gold Dome: Death Penalty Repeal Dies in Legislature

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 latest episode of Law Week’s Hearsay podcast discusses the police reform debate and how lawmakers can help pursue policy changes that could affect how police interact with their communities. Democratic lawmakers abandoned […]

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Gold Dome: Red Flag Bill Goes to Polis’ Desk

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’s “red flag” bill earned approval in the House and is awaiting Gov. Jared Polis’ signature. The debate surrounding the bill is far from over, though. Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill […]

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Gold Dome: Lawmakers Turn Out for Cesar Chavez Day

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 Cesar Chavez Day was celebrated over the weekend, bringing out Colorado lawmakers and public officials to woo crowds celebrating the Chicano movement. This week at the Capitol, a House committee is discussing […]

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Gold Dome: Major Bills Move Toward Passage

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 Colorado Senate passed the red flag bill with a one-vote Democrat majority. The bill is now heading back to the House. The House gave approval to the major oil and gas […]

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Gold Dome: Congress to Decide on Colorado River Plan

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 Happy Opening Day, everyone! I realize I’m in the minority as a baseball fan, but the Rockies are expected to continue trending upward this year. They’re starting their season today against the […]

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Gold Dome: Sen. Leroy Garcia Will Vote Against Dems on Red Flag Bill

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 Senate President Leroy Garcia will vote in opposition to his party when he casts a vote against the red flag bill. If one more Democrat splits, the bill is expected to fail. John […]

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