Monday, March 21, 2011

Colorado Political News Brief – 3.21.2011

‘Sick of Mick’ campaign kicks off in Aspen
City Hall critic and conservative blogger Elizabeth Milias on Sunday filed paperwork to form a political committee with the purpose of defeating Mayor Mick Ireland in his third bid for a two-year term this May….. Read More

Concerns expressed over DOW & state parks merger
Sportsmen's groups are expressing great skepticism about Gov. John Hickenlooper's plan to merge the Colorado Division of Wildlife and Colorado State Parks, a proposal announced early this month as a cost-saving measure….. Read More

Denver City Council expected to pad their pockets
The Denver City Council tonight is expected to increase pay for elected officials by 6.6 percent over the next four years, despite cries from the public that there be a salary freeze given the city’s $100 million budget shortfall…… Read More

Former Colorado Gov.Lamm to debate Olympics
Former Colorado Gov. Dick Lamm, who famously kept the 1976 Winter Olympics out of Colorado, will be part of a debate in Vail Tuesday on whether the state should make another bid for the Olympic Games….. Read More

Hire a prostitute – go to school
The Colorado state Senate plans to start work Monday on a bill that would promote a statewide network of so-called "john schools" -- "scared straight" type programs for men who solicit sex from adult prostitutes….. Read More

Military overseas voter bill stalled in the House
A Democratic overseas military voter bill is in limbo in the House, but the reason it’s stalled depends on who’s talking….. Read More

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