Monday, February 14, 2011

Colorado Political News Brief – 2.14.2011

Alien expert running for Denver mayor
Jeff Peckman, the man behind last years ballot initiative that would have required the Denver to create the world’s first government-sanctioned extraterrestrial-affairs commission, has announced that he is running for mayor….. Read More

City Council candidate dating accused killer
Gretchen Kasameyer, who is currently running for an at-large City Council seat in Colorado Springs, is dating accused killer Bruce Nozolino…… Read More

High speed rail money slow to come to Colorado
Colorado isn’t expected to see much of the $53 billion in funding that President Barack Obama’s administration is looking to put into high-speed rail projects over the next six years….. Read More

Sen. Udall gives Republican speech in Colorado Springs
“The government doesn’t create jobs, the private sector does,” Udall told a lunch sponsored by the Colorado Springs Economic Development Corp. at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort. “We will roll out of this economic difficulty we are in by innovating.” …. Read More

The Govs office thinks Denver water use should be cut in half
Colorado needs to pursue several paths in order to avoid a water crisis in future years that could threaten the state’s agricultural base, the governor’s top water adviser said….. Read More

Should Denver’s municipal election be moved to November?
Denver citizens voted in last August's primary and in November's federal/state election. They'll vote in May for city officials and in a June runoff between the top two finishers in any race in which no candidate received more than half the votes in May. In November they'll elect school board members. That's five elections in less than 16 months. The election cycles line up that way once every four years….. Read More

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