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Lisa LaBriola is the new chief of staff for the Colorado Senate Democratic Caucus, Senate Minority Leader Lucia Guzman announced Monday.
Next Saturday seaplanes will splash in and lift out of Kenney Reservoir in Rio Blanco County, because the 616-acre body of water is owned by a special district. The legislature is keeping the iconic wilderness aircraft out of state waters over fears of invasive aquatic species they might transport. Bills to allow them or at […]
Senate Majority Leader Chris Holbert had legislative researchers look this up: When was the last time the General Assembly voted on any specific road project? The answer: 1899, a wagon road from Leadville to Pueblo using convicts. The public perception these days, however, is that Capitol Dome is the end of the road when it […]
The 2018 election will scramble the political scene in Colorado. Two Democratic U.S. representatives are vying for governor. Three prominent state Democratic legislators from Jefferson and Adams counties will go after the open 7th Congressional District seat vacated by US Rep. Ed Perlmutter.
The state mental hospital can’t keep up with judges increasingly assigning people there for mental competency evaluations, the Colorado Department of Human Services said Thursday. That means some people might spend more time than necessary locked up. Under a 2012 court settlement with the advocacy organization Disability Law Colorado, those sent to the Colorado Mental […]
The Colorado Farm Bureau is adding talent to its public policy team. Zach Riley has been named the director of federal affairs and Taylor Lobato is the new director of policy communications, says the state’s largest farming and ranching organization with plenty of Capitol sway. “We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Taylor and Zach […]
Republicans in the Colorado legislature are expected to turn out strong Thursday for a lunchtime rally for charter schools in Colorado Springs. A Celebration of Charter School Families begins at 12:30 p.m. at Colorado Springs Early Colleges at 4405 N. Chestnut St. The rally is sponsored by the conservative school choice organization Ready CO and the […]
For PrideFest this weekend in Denver, it’s worth an #ICYMI to revisit Out Front magazine’s showcase of the six members of the Colorado legislature’s cohesive LGBTQ Caucus. Speaking of which, Sunday at 11:30 a.m. on the west steps of the state Capitol, the LGBTQ Caucus and One Colorado will put on the Pride Rally for […]