Monday, March 7, 2011

Colorado Political News Brief – 3.7.2011

Life after Pat Waak
During her six years in office, Waak helped the party win a U.S. Senate seat, three congressional seats, control of the governor's office and legislature for the first time in 40 years and helped bring the Democratic National Convention to Denver….. Read More

Denver mayoral candidates talk budget woes
Denver’s vast cast of mayoral hopefuls answer questions about the cities budget and what they would do about it….. Read More

Tancredo lashes out over Obama truck scheme
Tom Tancredo thinks last weeks agreement between the Obama administration and Mexico, to allow trucks from Mexico to cross into the United States, is a “scheme.” …. Read More

Udall to reintroduce credit union lending bill
U.S. Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado says he will reintroduce a bill this week aimed at expanding small-business lending by credit unions — a proposal that’s unpopular with many bankers….. Read More

Colorado considers limits on e-cigarettes – can taxation be far behind?
Legislation to impose an age requirement on sales of e-cigarettes has had little opposition so far. The House approved a bill earlier this month, and the measure now awaits Senate action before heading to the governor….. Read More

Colo. Springs Gazette endorses Bach for mayor
The Colorado Springs Gazette’s Editorial Department has endorsed Steve Bach for mayo, and anticipating a run-off, the department also endorsed Richard Skorman….. Read More

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