Former Sen. Shoemaker honored at memorial

Author: Peter Marcus - September 4, 2012 - Updated: September 4, 2012

Celebrated at the Platte for his life force and legacy Former state Sen. William Joseph “Joe” Shoemaker — a fierce lawmaker known for both his fight and humor — was celebrated on Tuesday for his life force and legacy following his passing on Aug. 13. Shoemaker, who died on his 88th birthday at home in […]

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Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus is senior statehouse reporter for Colorado Politics. He covers the legislature and previously covered politics, the governor’s office, the legislature and Congress for The Durango Herald. He joined The Herald in 2014 from The Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the nation’s top state-based political and legislative reporters.