Thursday, January 27, 2011

Colorado Political News Brief – 1.27.2011

Salazar aces AG hearing
Former U.S. Rep. John Salazar passed an easy confirmation hearing to be the state’s new commissioner of agriculture Wednesday, even though uneasy feelings about future water wars colored the discussion….. Read More

Huber to head Department of Revenue… for now
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Wednesday he plans to have Roxy Huber — the state Department of Revenue chief he inherited from former Gov. Bill Ritter’s administration — stay in her post through July….. Read More

O’Malley won’t run again for Denver Clerk and Recorder
Stephanie O’Malley announced Wednesday she will not seek re-election as Denver’s Clerk and Recorder — leaving only one person vying for the position, Jacob Werther….. Read More

Hogan announces run for Aurora mayor
The race to replace two decades of Tauers atop city leadership in Aurora, kicked off Wednesday, with former Councilman Steve Hogan announcing his run for mayor….. Read More

Gessler plans to keep $3.5 million to fight identity theft
Secretary of State Scott Gessler plans to keep $3.5 million that his predecessor had offered to state lawmakers to help balance the budget….. Read More

Denver mayoral candidates face off
Wednesday night was the first time all the candidates to be Denver's next mayor appeared in the same room, and that alone is a crowd….. Read More

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