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Colorado legislature opens with calls for bipartisanship, but fault lines already visible

Author: Peter Marcus - January 12, 2017 - Updated: January 12, 2017

Party leaders on Wednesday kicked off the state legislative session with a bipartisan promise to enact construction defects reform, while drawing an ideological line in the sand over health care. Amid the pomp and circumstance of the opening day ceremonies, lawmakers acknowledged they are under pressure to satisfy the demands of voters for funding transportation […]

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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.