Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman, a Republican, and her Democratic counterpart in Massachusetts this week organized 30 of their fellow attorneys general urging Congress to reject a Trump administration budget proposal that would eliminate federal spending on civil legal services for rural and low-income Americans.
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Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday signed the upcoming year’s budget, known as the Long Appropriations Bill, praising legislators on both sides of the aisle for coming together to avert “draconian” cuts while safeguarding spending on health care and schools.
Gov. John Hickenlooper has ordered flags lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide on Monday in recognition of Memorial Day. Flags should be lowered from sunrise until noon, the governor’s office said.
Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday declared May 24, 2017, John Elway Day in Colorado, but the Denver Broncos general manager and former quarterback didn’t know he had a holiday until late in the evening after he’d finished eating dinner along with 2,000 business, political and civic leaders at the Mizel Institute’s annual dinner in Denver.
By one measure, state Rep. Justin Everett, a House Republican serving his third term in the Colorado General Assembly, and state Reps. Chris Hansen and Chris Kennedy, a pair of Democrats in their first terms, stand as far apart as any lawmakers at the Capitol, based on the votes they cast in the just-completed 2017 […]
Michael Dougherty, the deputy district attorney for Jefferson and Gilpin counties, announced this week he’s seeking the Democratic nomination for attorney general in next year’s election.
State Sen. Dominick Moreno, a Commerce City Democrat, on Wednesday officially launched his campaign for the 7th Congressional District seat held by U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, who is running for governor in next year’s election.
Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday called President Donald Trump’s $4.1 trillion budget plan “devastating” and charged the proposed massive cuts in domestic and safety-net spending amount to “Robin Hood in reverse — stealing from the poor (and the middle class) to give to the rich.”
Joe Rice, the director of government relations for Lockheed Martin Space Systems, is the latest addition to the Colorado Business Roundtable’s Inner Circle, a group including some of the state’s leading business authorities.
The Colorado Republican Party has named Daniel Cole as its new communications director and Adam Johnson as political director, Cole announced Monday in a chatty, informal letter he said reflects his approach to the job.