Thursday, January 20, 2011

Colorado Political News Brief – 1.20.2011

Is Denver Mayor Vidal running???
Vidal, who was sworn in as Denver’s 44th mayor after John Hickenlooper resigned to become governor, would have to decide by March 9, when petitions signed by at least 300 voters are due for every mayoral run….. Read More

State Capitol fundraising efforts kick off.
A group led by former U.S. Sen. Hank Brown says it needs to raise some $8 million to restore the 19th-century cast-iron dome….. Read More

Don Mares to be CEO of Colorado nonprofit.
Don Mares, former executive director of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, will become president and CEO of Mental Health America of Colorado on March 1….. Read More

Denver mayoral candidates face off at forum.
Jobs, education and the arts were topics addressed by six of the 13 candidates for Denver mayor at the election season's first candidate forum….. Read More

Colorado lawmakers meet to plan redistricting.
Legislative leaders formed a 10-member committee of five Republicans and five Democrats who met Wednesday and promised to come up with a compromise….. Read More

Cab driver runs for Colorado Springs mayor.
In a field of mayoral candidates crowded with politicians, community leaders and prominent business people, Marvin Venson Jr. says residents need someone who knows the people and knows how to listen….. Read More

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