Fallen heroes will be honored with Colorado Capitol monument, with $250k in donations

Fallen heroes will be honored with Colorado Capitol monument if citizens donate $250k

Author: Joey Bunch - April 3, 2017 - Updated: July 31, 2017

Coloradans can now honor their war dead by donating approximately $250,000 to pay for the Fallen Heroes Memorial on Capitol grounds. A wonky bill that even one of its sponsor, Rep. Jessie Danielson, D-Wheat Ridge, said addresses “governmental, bureaucratic red tape” is the launch point of this fundraising campaign. Senate Bill 122, signed by the […]

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.