Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Colorado Political News Brief – 2.22.2011

George W. Bush to speak at Denver summit
Former President George W. Bush is scheduled to speak in Denver on Saturday at the “Global Leadership Summit” organized by the Young Presidents’ Organization….. Read More

The Springs contribution fiasco continues
Despite assurances earlier this month from the city’s lead attorney and top election official that corporations are prohibited from making direct campaign contributions to candidates, the issue remains unresolved….. Read More

The Colorado Capitol’s Obama portrait is ‘almost’ ready
The painting of the 44th president is still a work in progress. Artist Sarah A. Boardman brought the Obama painting to a meeting last week of the Capitol Building Advisory Committee. The committee oversees art and architecture at Colorado’s Capitol….. Read More

GOP ok’s Northern Colorado emissions exemption
Bucking advice from Democrats and environmental groups, Colorado's Republican House has signed off a plan to waive vehicle emissions inspections in two northern Colorado counties, Larimer and Weld…Read More

Colorado Dems battle each other over education spending
Possible school cuts in Colorado have prompted some of the first signs of division between Democrats in the Legislature and the Democratic governor….. Read More

Mayoral candidates call for boycott
Two of three Colorado Springs mayoral candidates excluded from a March 1 mayoral forum for business leaders because of time constraints are calling for a boycott of the event….. Read More

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