Justin Everett Archives - Colorado Politics
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Joey BunchJoey BunchDecember 26, 20173min473
State Rep. Polly Lawrence has an effective digital campaign called #FocusOnTheFactsWithPolly, other than it being a 25-character hashtag, as part of her campaign for state treasurer. Last Thursday she  released a video on her Facebook page that hits hard at state employees who might be more focused on their next job than getting the best […]

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Ernest LuningErnest LuningDecember 5, 201712min14170

Both sides agree it's a question of rights but differ sharply whose rights should prevail under the law in a case argued Tuesday before the U.S. Supreme Court — whether it's the baker and his religious beliefs or the same-sex couple and their right to be treated like any other customers. As the divisive case had its day in court — pitting Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips against the married couple, Charlie Craig and David Mullins — Colorado politicians hewed mainly along partisan lines assessing the case.


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Joey BunchJoey BunchNovember 5, 20173min377
Rep. Steve Lebsock of Thornton, a candidate for state treasurer, is criticizing Gov. John Hickenlooper’s plan to boost the state employees’ retirement plan by asking them to pay more. In the request rolled out last week, Hickenlooper asked the legislature to put $94.7 million into next year’s $30.5 billion budget for state employees’ compensation package. […]

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Ernest LuningErnest LuningOctober 20, 20178min18700

Declaring he's the only candidate with the right business and financial experience to serve as Colorado state treasurer  — including bouncing back after losing almost everything when the economy crashed — Republican Brian Watson on Friday jumped into a GOP primary that already includes three state lawmakers, a county treasurer and a prosecutor.