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Summit Legislators Gibbs, Scanlan Testify In D.C. About Bark Beetle Fix

Summit County’s state lawmakers were in the nation’s capital Tuesday, testifying in support of legislation that would provide funding to address the mountain bark beetle epidemic.

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Gilpin Commissioner, A Democrat, Bids To Succeed Gibbs In SD-16

Former nurse and current Gilpin County Commissioner Jeanne Nicholson, a Democrat, has filed paperwork to run for the Senate District 16 seat being vacated by Democratic Sen. Dan Gibbs, who is running for the Summit County Commission.

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Gibbs Sponsors Bill to Improve I-70 Flow

State Sen. Dan Gibbs wants to improve Interstate 70 mountain traffic flow by keeping large commercial trucks out of the fast lane on steeper grades.

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SB10-101: Sen. Gibbs Says Colorado Mountain College Should Be 4-Year College

a former student of Colorado Mountain College, state Sen. Dan Gibbs wants to see the institution flourish and grow. His recently introduced bill proposes to do just that, by allowing its numerous campuses to provide four-year degrees.

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Breckenridge’s Mark Hurlbert Wants to Bring DA Perspective to Colorado Senate

Fifth District Attorney Mark Hurlbert, a Republican, aims to win a seat from the Democrats and bring a prosecutor’s perspective to the Colorado Senate.

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Some Free Colo. Newspapers Could Get City Legal Notices

Certain free-circulation Colorado newspapers would get a boost with a bill under consideration at 1:30 p.m. today before the House State Veterans & Military Affairs Committee.

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Summit County Readies For November’s Election

There are a number of offices up for election this year, the Summit Daily News notes, including an up-for-grabs race in Dan Gibbs’ SD-16 and a head-to-head race between Dem incumbent Christine Scanlan and GOP rival Deborah Irvine in HD-56. Photo: Scanlan campaign.

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Look Ahead To 2010: Colo. House Democrats Likely To Stay In Control

Democrats enjoy a healthy 38-27 majority in Colorado’s House of Representatives. It’s unlikely they’ll lose that advantage in 2010, but they’re being forced to play a lot of defense, a State Bill Colorado analysis shows.

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JBC Chair Pommer Comes Down Hard On Tax Cuts, Exemptions

Boulder Democratic Rep. Jack Pommer, chairman of the Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee, said he’ll oppose any moves in the 2010 legislative session to award tax breaks.

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Rep. Christine Scanlan: ‘I Won’t Run’ For Gibbs’ Seat

Her decision means a wide-open race for Dan Gibbs’ seat, with no declared candidates from either party. READ STATE BILL’S ELECTION TRACKER.

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