Balancing Access And Security At The People’s Building

Gov. Bill Ritter, along with House Speaker Andrew Romanoff, Senate President Joan Fitz-Gerald and Senate President Pro-Tem Peter Groff, released official statements this afternoon related to today’s deadly shooting at the state Capitol. All four vowed to seek a balance between security and continued access to the People’s Building in the aftermath.

No formal statements have been issued yet from Republican leadership, including Senate Minority Leader Andy McElhany and House Minority Leader Mike May. McElhany was quoted in a Denver Post story this afternoon saying he was in a meeting at the Capitol when he heard four loud bangs –