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RTD Officials Tell Legislators Transportation Goals Were Put on Fast Track

Tweet By Jody Hope Strogoff STATE BILL COLORADO It seemed only fitting that the Regional Transportation District’s legislative reception last week was held at the hub of Denver’s bustling newly renovated train depot — or, more accurately, right underneath lower downtown’s Union Station in a space called The Gallery. The basement-level enclave with a rustic, […]

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Legislators, Lobbyists, CU Advocates Briefed About Budgets and Business at Capitol

Tweet By Jody Hope Strogoff STATE BILL COLORADO Colorado lawmakers got extra schooling on Jan. 26 when about 100 CU Advocates — part of a larger booster group of supporters, alumni and students from the University of Colorado System — joined with members of the business community to share their legislative priorities and concern for […]

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Familiar Feeling in Session’s Second Week

Tweet By Jody Hope Strogoff STATEBILL NEWS As the second week of the session began Jan. 18 at the Gold Dome, members of the 70th General Assembly were enmeshed with a couple personnel changes along with the realization that the more things change, the more they stay the same. New legislators First, as a result […]

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2015 Opening of the Legislative Session

Tweet Here are just a few photos from today’s opening day at the Capitol. Stay tuned for more and be sure to pick up next week’s paper for the best that are yet to come! Gordon Klingenschmitt ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 10

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Government Executive Magazine’s Q&A with the Guv

“The point of government isn’t just to mitigate the risks that bad things can happen or help people to earn more money or lower unemployment. The point of government is to help people be happier — to create joy — and technology can help us do that much more effectively.”

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Senate Judiciary to consider “Colorado Road and Community Safety Act” Wednesday

The Colorado Senate Judiciary Committee will hear the “Community and Road Safety Act” during its Wed., April 10, 2013 meeting that begins at 1:30 p.m.

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Despite Reapportionment, Colorado GOP Still Holds Advantage In House

Colorado Republicans loudly voiced their dissatisfaction with decennial reapportionment, but the GOP maintains a voter-registration edge going into this fall’s elections, shows a State Bill Colorado analysis.

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Everyone Knows Our Governor’s A Geek, But …

Everyone knows Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is a geek, but the official Colorado website provides confirming evidence.

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Bill Would Add New West-slope Judgeship, Eliminate Judgeship In Jeffco

A bill being heard tomorrow at the state Senate Judiciary Committee would add a district judgeship in the western slope’s 7th Judicial District while taking away a vacant district judgeship in the 1st Judicial District.

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Hickenlooper Schedules 4-Day Economic Development Trip

Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced a four-day economic development tour through Colorado in the wake of his Tuesday inauguration as the state’s 42nd governor.

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