Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Colorado Political News Brief – 1.18.2011

A balance between "regulations and red tape."
The governor's vision as he hears concerns at economic development forum….. Read More

Board of Education member - Brett Reese skips MLK parade.
Brett Reese, who has been in the news the last week for twice-daily broadcasts attacking the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on his radio station, said Monday that he did not attend the Martin Luther King Jr. march because of more death threats received against his family.....  Read More

State Rep.Becker blocks increases in agricultural fees.
The JBC, the legislature`s budget-writing committee, looked at several dozen ideas for legislation brought forward during six weeks of hearings on state agencies. The measure that got Becker`s attention pertained to inspection fees charged by the Department of Agriculture….. Read More

Did you hear the one about the state treasurer and a dog?
State treasurers come and go in Colorado but Buckley is a constant in the office….. Read More

Sen. Udall’s kumbaya idea not so popular with Colorado’s delegation.
As of Monday, no one from Colorado’s congressional delegation has signed onto Sen. Mark Udall’s plan for Republicans and Democrats to sit in mixed company during next week’s State of the Union address….. Read More

Lt. Gov. Garcia’s dual jobs to be fixed by new bill.
A bipartisan team of Pueblo lawmakers plans to introduce legislation this week that would clear up legal questions surrounding Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia’s unprecedented dual role in the upper echelon of state government….. Read More

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