Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Colorado Political News Brief – 4.19.2011

Lamborn concerned about EPA over-reach
Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-CD5) has joined a bipartisan group of 170 lawmakers expressing concern that the Environmental Protection Agency is attempting to implement a dramatic expansion of federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act….. Read More

Colorado Springs mayoral race gets ‘dirtier’
With roughly a week before ballots hit the mail in the mayoral runoff election, candidate Richard Skorman says anonymous accusations that he’s a deadbeat dad are untrue….. Read More

Aspen’s city election – the Facebook and M&Ms way
So far it’s been a quiet campaign leading up to the May 3 city election, but mayoral and council candidates say that in the coming weeks they’ll be out in full force shaking hands, kissing babies and telling constituents face to face what their agendas are….. Read More

$90 million may be restored to K-12 education
State Rep. Tom Massey’s plan to restore $90 million in funding to public schools hinges on a favorable anticipated revenue projection and the State Education Fund….. Read More

House passes restorative justice bill
A House bill that would allow for a restorative justice option in pre-sentencing passed Monday through the Colorado House, and will soon be heard in the Senate….. Read More

Faith based survey heats up the Colorado Springs mayoral race
Steve Bach and Richard Skorman are fighting it out to be Colorado Springs' first strong mayor; and a tough job awaits the winner. A big part of their job will be improving the city's image following what some call negative press over the years….. Read More

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