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Gold Dome: Trump Swears in Pompeo as Secretary of State

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. A federal judge ruled Tuesday that U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn must be added to the Republican primary ballot in June. The $193 million dollar bond package approved by Denver voters in November is now being put to use. The first […]

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Gold Dome: Hickenlooper Signs 2018 State Budget

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. John Hickenlooper signed the $28.9 fiscal state budget for 2018-19 into law Monday. It sets aside $495 million for transportation projects and $225 million for PERA. Sen. Bob Gardner has pulled Senate Bill 264, which would have prohibited […]

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Gold Dome: Lamborn Campaign’s Day in Court

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Rep. Doug Lamborn is having his day in court to try and get on the primary ballot. A bad outcome could mean an unceremonious end to his six terms in Congress representing Colorado Springs. Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne is making […]

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Gold Dome: Walker Stapleton Could Face DA 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. A group that frequently sues government agencies and officials for transparency issues has set its sights on gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton. Stapleton is being sued to find out what he knew of Kennedy Enterprises, the signature-gathering firm accused of hiring […]

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Gold Dome: AG Primary Narrows to Two

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Amy Padden and Brad Levin left the attorney general race yesterday; Amy Padden withdrew while Levin missed the required number of signatures to petition onto the ballot. Levin is suing the Secretary of State over his tossed ballots, though. Denver […]

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Gold Dome: Candidates Turn to Courts for Path to the Ballot

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 found out last week that gubernatorial would-be Doug Robinson failed to qualify for the ballot. Now, his only recourse is to go to the courts where his campaign will attempt to prove some of the nullified signatures are valid. The […]

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Gold Dome: New Investigation for Sen. Randy Baumgardner

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. A new investigation of Colorado state Sen. Randy Baumgardner, finds he created “an intimidating, offensive, and hostile work environment” for several Senate staffers. Teachers around the country — including in Colorado — have been protesting outside statehouses in order to get […]

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Gold Dome: Civil Rights Commission Leaves Committee

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 legislation to continue the Colorado Civil Rights Commission got its first hearing in the Senate with extensive edits from Republicans and pushback from Democrats. Boulder is proceeding with a lawsuit against oil and gas companies that connects their actions […]

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Gold Dome: Tax Day, Continued

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 Internal Revenue Service is extending its tax filing deadline by one day to U.S. residents because of a technical glitch that affected the agency’s website. The DirectPay system on the IRS’ website was telling filers to return in the year 9999. […]

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Gold Dome: Primary Ballots Set for June

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. In Colorado’s the gubernatorial race, Attorney General Cynthia Coffman’s run dies while Walker Stapleton and Greg Lopez find their way onto the Republican primary ballot and for the Democrats, Cary Kennedy and Jared Polis join Mike Johnston on the ballot. […]

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