Animals get pet projects at Capitol this year - Colorado Politics

Animals get pet projects at Capitol this year

Author: Peter Marcus - June 21, 2013 - Updated: June 21, 2013

The legislature this year gave a wag of the tail to animals, offering protections against police shootings and encouraging shelter pet adoptions. Senate Bill 226 received the most attention after a string of more than 40 dog shootings by law enforcement across the state caused uproar. Sens. David Balmer, R-Centennial, and Lucia Guzman, D-Denver, and […]

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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.