Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Colorado Political News Brief – 1.11.2011

Sen.Williams loses promotion.
Colorado state Sen. Suzanne Williams, D-Aurora, won't be promoted, as expected, to chairwoman of the chamber's powerful Transportation Committee, because of the fatal crash she caused in Texas last month, Senate Majority Leader John Morse, D-Colorado Springs, said tonight….. Read More

This week in Colorado politcs.
Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper will become Colorado’s 42nd governor today, and the General Assembly convenes Wednesday. A sampling of the week’s events….. Read More

Hickenlooper – New ideas but no new programs.
Gov.-elect John Hickenlooper plans to lay out his goals and principles for the next four years during his inaugural today and at his state of the state speech Thursday….. Read More

The Ritter Legacy – in his own words.
Gov. Bill Ritter’s press office has released a report hailing the governor’s one term in office….. Read More

Colorado's Legislature is like a reality show.
One hundred twenty days, 100 feisty people, one building and a billion dollars….. Read More

Is Colorado Springs mayoral candidate Skorman doing it for the money?
“After the strong mayor passed, (Skorman) called me up and said, ‘Well, now it’s a strong mayor, I can afford to run. Now that it’s going to pay $96,000, I can afford to run,’” Munger said….. Read More

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