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Gold Dome: Back in Session

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Colorado lawmakers are being called back for a special session in early October to fix an error in a pot tax. Former Denver District Judge Roger Cisneros and his wife, Adelia, a former state […]

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Gold Dome: Betsy DeVos Visits Colorado

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Betsy DeVos is visiting the Air Force Academy and making a stop in Denver today as part of her “Rethink School” tour. Is Amazon building its new headquarters in Denver? Some of Colorado’s lawmakers […]

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Gold Dome: Reacting to DACA

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Who’s the state’s best lawyer-turned-legislator? The most effective lobbyist? Fill out Law Week Colorado’s Barrister’s Best survey today to weigh in. After President Trump announced the end of DACA, Congress now has six months to come […]

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Gold Dome: Visit from Vicente Fox

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Who’s the state’s best lawyer-turned-legislator? The most effective lobbyist? Fill out Law Week Colorado’s Barrister’s Best survey today to weigh in. Former Mexican President Vicente Fox is visiting Denver this week. Yesterday, he unsurprisingly had […]

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Gold Dome: Governors’ Health Care Plan Coming Soon

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Who’s the state’s best lawyer-turned-legislator? The most effective lobbyist? Fill out Law Week Colorado’s Barrister’s Best survey today to weigh in. Gov. John Hickenlooper and Ohio Gov. John Kasich are expected to release their […]

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Gold Dome: Gardner Unpopular at Town Hall

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Colorado Senator Cory Gardner held a pair of town hall meetings after being AWOL for months. And the people who attended were not very happy with him. Colorado’s “faithless electors” are seeking damages in […]

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Gold Dome: Tensions Rising With North Korea

Tweet President Donald Trump traded threats with North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un. North Korea responded with more threats, saying it would launch an attack on Guam. Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO At the request of Sen. Cory Gardner, charges were dropped […]

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Gold Dome: Hancock’s Taking on Trump

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Denver Mayor Michael Hancock issued an executive order boosting resistance to federal immigration enforcement as well as setting up a legal defense fund for immigration. Hancock also spoke recently about how a major transportation […]

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Gold Dome: Sessions On His Way Out?

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO President Trump is making no secret of the fact that he wants Jeff Sessions out as AG, calling him “very weak.” David Bernhardt, a Brownstein Hyatt Farber Scheck lawyer-lobbyist, was confirmed to be Deputy Secretary of […]

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Gold Dome: ACA Repeal Repelled

Tweet Republican hopes to repeal the ACA — this time around — have fallen apart. President Trump is now looking to let Obamacare fail on its own. Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Compiled by STATE BILL COLORADO Nick Thomas is running to fill Jared Polis’ […]

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