Kennedy bill prods counties to fill vacant surveyor positions, ‘repair the fabric of America’
Author: Ernest Luning - May 4, 2017 - Updated: May 4, 2017
A couple of weeks after the House voted unanimously to concur with a lone Senate amendment, changing the word “shall” to “may,” the bill to clarify and update state law concerning county surveyors had landed on the governor’s desk.
Ernest Luning is a political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has covered politics and government for newspapers and online news sites in Colorado for more than 25 years, including at the Highlands Ranch Herald, the Jefferson Sentinels chain of community newspapers and the Aurora Sentinel, where he was the city hall and cops reporter. After editing the Aurora Daily Sun, he was a political reporter and blogger for The Colorado Independent site. For nearly a decade, he was a senior political reporter and occasional editor at The Colorado Statesman before the 119-year-old publication merged with Colorado Politics in 2017.