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Gold Dome: Denver Aims for 100-Percent Renewables

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Under the Gold Dome will be in your inbox every Wednesday while the General Assembly is out of session. Following Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s State of the City speech this week, Denver is outlining its plan to reduce its carbon footprint. In […]

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Gold Dome: Primary Roundup

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Under the Gold Dome will be in your inbox every Wednesday while the General Assembly is out of session. Democrat Jared Polis and Republican Walker Stapleton will be at the top of the ballot for the gubernatorial race, following yesterday’s primary. […]

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Gold Dome: Polis Looks 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. Under the Gold Dome will be in your inbox every Wednesday while the General Assembly is out of session. A study last year showed the U.S. Supreme Court has a problem with interrupting its female justices. Does the state Supreme Court […]

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Gold Dome: Starting to Feel Like Campaign Season

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Under the Gold Dome will be in your inbox every Wednesday while the General Assembly is out of session. Gov. John Hickenlooper yesterday signed bills intended to improve consumer privacy protections and the state’s driver’s license program for people living in […]

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Gold Dome: Candidates Gearing up for Primaries

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Under the Gold Dome will be in your inbox every Wednesday while the General Assembly is out of session. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill reauthorizing the Colorado Civil Rights Commission until 2027. Colorado’s gubernatorial candidates will participate in a debate […]

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Gold Dome: Boulder Passes Assault Rifle Ban

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Under the Gold Dome will be in your inbox every Wednesday while the General Assembly is out of session. Boulder’s City Council voted unanimously last night to ban assault-style weapons. The ban doesn’t affect gun owners who already have them, though. […]

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Gold Dome: Legislative Session Comes to a Close

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 state legislature came to a last-minute agreement on filling holes in the state’s pension fund. The bill addresses a $32 billion shortfall over the next three decades. Also, a bill reauthorizing Colorado’s Division of Civil Rights and the Colorado […]

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Gold Dome: Last Day of the 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. It’s the final day of the 2018 legislative session, but there are still several issues left outstanding, such as solving PERA’s funding problems, figuring out how to introduce high alcohol content beer to grocery stores and the future of the […]

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Gold Dome: Red Flag Bill Gets Red Light

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 Colorado state Senate committee voted against a “red flag” bill that would have allowed law enforcement or family members to legally remove firearms from mentally ill people deemed a threat to themselves or others. The Colorado Supreme Court decided to keep […]

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Gold Dome: Trump Might not Comply With Subpoena

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Rudy Giuliani, the lawyer for President Donald Trump, said that Trump doesn’t have to comply with a subpoena from the Mueller investigation and that Trump could plead the Fifth. As to whether Trump will, Giuliani said he doesn’t know. Facilitating “vote trading” will […]

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