Monday, March 14, 2011

Colorado Political News Brief – 3.14.2011

Another County GOP group faces fines
Fines against the Otero County GOP Central Committee in southeastern Colorado are growing by $300 a day for failing to file the reports….. Read More

Gessler: “There are things people don’t want to talk about in Colorado politics”
At the annual Weld County Lincoln Day Dinner, Colorado Secretary of State Gessler said many politicians let criticism sway them because they’re worried about holding onto their office, but he hasn’t wavered form his principles….. Read More

Is being gay and Republican an oxymoron
University of Colorado student Jon Severns grew up in a conservative household in Highlands Ranch, said it irks him that the Republican Party traditionally doesn't support gay rights, including same-sex marriage….. Read More

Democrat chair makes lemonade out of lemons
Two votes in the 2006 Democratic primary for Pueblo County clerk and recorder altered the contemporary course of the Colorado Democratic Party….. Read More

Hancock challenges Romer to run a clean campaign
In a news release, Hancock’s campaign pointed out that former state Sen. Romer hired a Nashville, Tenn.-based research firm to conduct opposition research, potentially in preparation for attack ads, according to Hancock’s campaign….. Read More

Colorado Senate looks into solitary confinement
Colorado Senate Bill 176, which gets its first hearing today, would require state prisons to have a physician evaluate inmates with such illnesses as bipolar disorders or paranoid schizophrenia before they're placed in solitary confinement….. Read More

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