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Gold Dome: Coffman Weighs in on Oil and Gas Case

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 Attorney General Cynthia Coffman submitted a brief to the Colorado Supreme Court urging it to overturn a legal ruling that makes the protection of people and the environment the first priority in oil and gas drilling. A federal judge […]

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Gold Dome: Baumgardner Withstands Expulsion Attempt

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Democrats were unable to oust Sen. Randy Baumgardner last night, despite Baumgardner facing three sexual harassment complaints and an independent investigation finding one of the allegations was “more likely than not” to have occurred. Govs. John Hickenlooper and John Kasich […]

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Gold Dome: Cary Kennedy Poised to be Gubernatorial Frontrunner

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  It’s political horse race season, and polls now show former treasurer Cary Kennedy is moving closer to being the front runner for governor among the Democratic candidates. Colorado Appeals Court Judge Laurie Booras was suspended on Friday, pending an investigation […]

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Gold Dome: Republicans say Tate is Cleared of Sexual Harassment Allegations

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Allegations leveled against state Sen. Jack Tate last year do not amount to sexual harassment, the Colorado legislature’s top Republican said in a letter that also clears Tate of any employment-law violations. This week’s budget negotiations included a $35 million education amendment […]

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Gold Dome: Cambridge Analytica Still has Data on CO Voters

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Cambridge Analytica, which is said to have helped Republicans win key state seats in 2014, has voter profiles on 136,000 voters, and the data still exists. The House of Representatives began debate on Colorado’s $28.9 billion state budget proposal. Last month, […]

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Gold Dome: Dems Call for Cambridge Analytica Investigation

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 Colorado Democratic Party is calling on the Attorney General to investigate the role Cambridge Analytica played in the 2014 election, calling the state “ground zero for the Cambridge Analytica scandal.” A federal judge struck down parts of Colorado’s “Raise the Bar” […]

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Gold Dome: AGs Go After Facebook

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 Attorney General Cynthia Coffman joined a group of 36 attorneys general in demanding answers from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg amid reports that user information from the social media site was provided to third parties without consent. The Colorado Senate put its […]

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Gold Dome: Republicans Fill Lebsock 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.  Republicans moved fast to fill Rep. Steve Lebsock’s vacant seat with Alex “Skinny” Winkler. Winkler was already running for the seat that Lebsock would have vacated in his race for state treasurer. Tens of thousands marched in downtown Denver on Saturday […]

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Gold Dome: Denver Considers Next Steps for Sheriff’s Department Reform

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  It’s now up to the Denver mayor to decide what changes should come to the Denver Sheriff’s Department after the Independent Monitor released a report on the department’s failings in the death of Michael Marshall. The legislature is letting its […]

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Gold Dome: Sen. Lucia Guzman Steps Down as Minority Leader

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Senate Minority Leader Lucia Guzman stepped down from her post leading the Democrats in her caucus with less than six weeks to go in her final legislative session. Assistant Minority Leader Leroy Garcia was elected in her place. U.S. Attorney […]

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