Now, it's Dems who fear feds' reach; bill aims to block internment, registries - Colorado Politics

Now, it’s Dems who fear feds’ reach; bill aims to block internment, registries

Author: Peter Marcus - January 11, 2017 - Updated: January 11, 2017

Democratic state lawmakers say they will attempt preemptive strikes against a Republican Donald Trump presidency in an effort to block any attempts to profile and segregate blocs of people. Rep. Joe Salazar, D-Thornton, said he will run legislation in the legislative session that kicks off Wednesday that would prohibit state and local governments from aiding […]

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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.