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Gold Dome: Legislature Hears Budget Testimony

Tweet I missed last night’s Super Bowl, but I guess I wouldn’t say I missed much by the sound of it. I personally was still a little sore about the prospect of watching the St. Louis Los Angeles Rams in a rematch of Super Bowl XXXVI, but hopefully all you viewers out there at least […]

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Gold Dome: Super Weekend

Tweet Super Bowl Sunday is this weekend, which means you can finally legally bet on the game and watch commercials that — let’s face it — just haven’t been quite as good since the dot-com boom. I’m going to be a sports curmudgeon and sit this one out, but I am pretty interested in the fact […]

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Gold Dome: Sex Ed Bill Takes Over the Capitol

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly 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 biggest bill of the legislative session thus far is one dealing with sex ed in public schools. The committee hearing for the bill went late into the night and had roughly […]

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Gold Dome: Staying Out of the Scope of the Polar Vortex

Tweet It could be the cold snap hitting a large swath of the country, or it could be my current out-of-work reading habits, but climate change is on my brain right now. This fascinating read discusses effects already hitting the country. And then there’s also this local article about a subject very near and dear to […]

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Gold Dome: Electoral College Revision Passes in Senate

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 bill to put Colorado’s electoral college votes behind the winner of the national popular vote moved through committee yesterday. Arizona is still holding out on an agreement to a new multi-state plan for sharing the Colorado River water. An agreement is expected […]

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Gold Dome: Federal Workers Back on the Job

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Wow — it was bad out there today. It’s too late to change your work plans for the day, but I saw plenty of cars on the side of the road on my way […]

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Gold Dome: Legislature Rejects Gun Rights, Texting-While-Driving Bills

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 House Republicans brought three gun rights bills and saw them all shot down. Denver Public Schools apologized for a letter that said immigrant teachers on strike would be reported to immigration services. The […]

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Gold Dome: Polis Takes on Health Care

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 state report suggests hospitals could have passed on billions in savings to consumers if they had contained costs and lowered margins. Sen. Cory Gardner is proposing a bill to appropriate funds to pay government workers their standard pay regardless of […]

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Gold Dome: AG Office Overhaul

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 Phil Weiser is seeking $4.2 million more from the state budget than his predecessor, Cynthia Coffman, did the previous year. The additional funds are supposed to go toward initiatives such as opioid crisis response and adding more positions […]

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Gold Dome: SCOTUS Clears Transgender Military Ban

Tweet I don’t know about you but I was a little disappointed by the amount of snow this morning. Denver only got light snow while the eastern and southern stretches of the metro area saw blizzard conditions. Weather is usually the least interesting news of the day though, so let’s get on with the good […]

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