Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Colorado Political News Brief – 4.12.2011

3.2 beer lives on
A legislative effort to let Colorado grocery and convenience stores sell full-strength beer died in a landslide on the House floor Monday after a month of intense debate on the subject….. Read More

Tea Party forum focuses on the 2nd Amendment
The crowd of about 50 people at The Center of Craig began the meeting with a reading of the first four amendments of the Bill of Rights. Former U.S. congressional candidate Bob McConnell, of Steamboat Springs, took the lead on the second of the four, which he believes to be “the most important 27 words in the Constitution.” …. Read More

Budget bill to face tough challenge in the House
The state’s proposed $18 billion budget is headed for its true test in the House, where minority Democrats have vowed to fight against reinstating tax breaks for businesses while cutting millions from education….. Read More

Eric Drummond named to Govs Renewable Energy Team
The Governor’s Energy Office named Eric Drummond to the advisory board of its Renewable Energy Development Team….. Read More

'UFO candidate' may not be that crazy after all
What's really crazy is that so many of the top contenders for Denver mayor agree that Peckman is worth listening to, maybe even voting for -- of course, they're only able to say that so openly because they assume most people won't….. Read More

House kills proposed ‘Colorado Marijuana Investment Trust’
The nation's first proposed state-backed investment bank for the marijuana business failed Tuesday after a fiery debate in the Colorado House….. Read More

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