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There were fistfights on the floor. One lawmaker brought a gun. Another crawled into the gallery so he wouldn't lose control of his bill… There was none of that when Johnny Van took over."
DENVER— Lawmakers considering a bill that would end capital punishment in Colorado heard 10 hours of emotional testimony here Tuesday, including statements by a...
With the rush of successfully hosting a major cycling event still fresh in the state’s collective consciousness, Colorado officials are starting to once again dream of Olympic glory.
As the premier of British Columbia, Gordon Campbell gets a lot of credit for pulling off the successful 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver despite a global recession and challenging weather. As a state lawmaker and later Democratic governor of Colorado, Dick Lamm gets a lot of the blame for torpedoing the public financing for the 1976 Winter Olympics in Denver. The two will debate the question “Should Colorado bid for Olympic Games?” at a symposium in Vail on Tuesday.
Canada, which will eventually spend more than $6 billion for the recent Vancouver Winter Olympic Games, was the victim of a global golden fleece job.
Dear Marilyn Musgrave: I am not a liberal. I am also not a “Democratic consultant.” When your spokesman called me that, my wife and all my friends laughed so hard it sounded like they were howling. And you know what? Your resulting decision to not come on TV and be interviewed, as your opponent Betsy Markey agreed to do, did nothing more than strip you of the opportunity to get a half-hour of free air time. Sincerely, Eric Sondermann.
Former Colorado Governor Dick Lamm, while involved with two immigration groups, accepted over a million dollars from a racist non-profit. That is according to the...