The School Finance Act, Senate Bill 268, exceeds the current year's school budget by $750.8 million, making up for cuts made last year to accommodate the pandemic's expected strain on the state budget, which never managed to materialize.
The various teams of advisers to bring back the gray wolf to Colorado have been seated, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife, to carry out the wishes of the statewide voters who passed Proposition 114 last year.
Democrats said the For the People Act's aim is to reduce the influence of money in politics poured in by groups that aren't required to identify its source, while ensuring fairness and weeding out political corruption, with an overall goal of providing accurate, accessible elections.
Joey Bunch: "We must demand they do their jobs beyond suspicion — I'm not foolish enough to think the chances are good — because a little bit of trust and faith has been sorely missing from the public square for some time."
The countersuit eclipses the $1.3 billion lawsuit Dominion filed in February against Lindell regarding the conspiracy theory that the company switched votes from Donald Trump to Joe Biden in last November's election.
From Colorado Politics reporter Pat Poblete, a profile of Secretary of State Jena Griswold, who inspires supporters and opponents alike.
The Biden administration is considering the former senator from Colorado (and Obama Cabinet member) Ken Salazar as ambassador to Mexico, according to Axios national reporter Hans Nichols, co-author of the weekly Sneak Peek newsletter.
Joey Bunch: "Denver’s good luck was Georgia’s bad, a product of the balls and strikes of politics: the Big Lie, fake news, woke corporations and election integrity."
"We are heartbroken and enraged at what has become all too common in our country: a mass shooting in a peaceful and loving community."
Trump campaign attorney Sidney Powell alleges that her claims about the election software company at the center of an international conspiracy to switch votes from President Trump to Joe Biden are protected as political speech. Dominion qualifies as a public figure, she asserts.
The CEO aggressively pressed the case that the November election was stolen from President Donald Trump. Last month Dominion, a major election equipment and software maker, filed a $1.3 billion defamation suit against Lindell over his allegations that the company is at the center of a sprawling international conspiracy to switch votes and steal the election.
No harm in asking, but it was never likely to happen. Both senators support the congresswoman from New Mexico, who is a supporter of public lands positions favorable with fellow Democrats, particularly President Joe Biden.
Tom Vilsack, the former Iowa governor who served in the Obama administration, was confirmed Tuesday by the Senate on a 92-7 vote.
Gov. John Hickenlooper had two points he wanted to get across as he questioned New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland on her nomination for interior secretary Tuesday: protect public lands and keep the Bureau of Land Management headquarters in Colorado.
During his roughly half-hour presentation, Rep. Joe Neguse alleged that President Trump's supporters' actions were "predictable" and "foreseeable" after Trump spent months promoting what Neguse termed "the big lie" that the election had been stolen, followed by incessant urging to "stop the steal" and an exhortation to "fight like hell" on Jan. 6.