Restructuring of state legislature effort resurrected - Colorado Politics

Restructuring of state legislature effort resurrected

Author: Peter Marcus - July 11, 2014 - Updated: July 11, 2014

A campaign to restructure the state legislature with the aim of giving rural Colorado more of a voice first suspended its efforts after a lackluster response, but then days later announced that it was forging ahead. The Restoring Colorado campaign grew out of the so-called “51st state movement,” in which rural Coloradans pushed an unsuccessful […]

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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.