Colorado lawmakers live-tweet “opening day at Gold Dome High School”

Author: Erin Prater - January 10, 2018 - Updated: January 10, 2018

Colorado lawsThe Colorado Capitol (Photo by Joey Bunch/Colorado Politics)

It’s “opening day at Gold Dome High School,” as the widely acclaimed journalist-turned-PR-pro Lynn Bartels tweeted this morning. They’re off to the races, folks — or they will be as of 10 a.m., when House Speaker Crisanta Duran and Senate President Kevin Grantham gavel in Colorado’s latest legislative session. By the looks of things on Twitter, legislators arrived plenty early and are enjoying themselves. Here’s a peek at the action.




Editor’s note: This blog was updated at 5:24 p.m. to remove the word “infamous.”

Erin Prater

Erin Prater

Erin Prater is Colorado Politics' digital editor. She is a multimedia journalist with 15 years of experience writing, editing and designing for newspapers, magazines, websites and publishing houses. Her previous positions include military reporter at The Gazette, general assignment reporter at The Huerfano County (Colo.) World, copy editor at David C. Cook publishing house and adjunct mass communication instructor at Pueblo Community College. Her bylines include The New York Times Upfront, The Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, S.D.), Military Spouse magazine and Omaha Magazine (Omaha, Neb.). Her syndicated bylines include The Denver Post,, and wire services.