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Bills passing fast; guvs drop by to honor ‘Johnny Van’

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."

Colorado Death Penalty Repeal Testimony: ‘Flashbacks Still Haunt Me Today’

DENVER— Lawmakers considering a bill that would end capital punishment in Colorado heard 10 hours of emotional testimony here Tuesday, including statements by a...

2022 Colorado Olympic bid comes with slew of environmental, economic concerns

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.

Lamm to square off with Olympic backers over whether Colorado should...

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.

Denver 2022 Winter Games: An insider’s guide to the Olympic debacle

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.

Musgrave says no to fire-breathing non-liberals — and to free TV

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.

Dick Lamm Gets Flack For Comments, Book

According to the Rocky Mountain News, former Colorado Governor Dick Lamm is receiving criticism for statements he made regarding Latinos. Former Gov. Richard Lamm is...

Dick Lamm, The Pioneer Fund, and Defend Colorado Now

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...