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IN LOCAL NEWS:
Sen. Cory Gardner Set a Requirement for Next AG
Sen. Cory Gardner is making it clear now that the next U.S. Attorney General must respect marijuana laws. He also said he thinks the next AG should respect the Mueller investigation.
Something to Think About
While male counterparts of female governors are typically referred to as “first gentlemen,” it seems that Jared Polis’ partner will be referred to as a “first man.” At least so far — there’s time for Polis and Marlon Reis to decide.
Polis’ First Public Event
And on the subject of Polis, he made his first public address as governor-elect at an outdoor-industry event. The significance of making that his first stop wasn’t lost on Polis either.
Democrats Pick Caucus Leaders
Democrats picked their party leadership in the statehouse yesterday, and the picks showed that even despite Democratic control, there’s a split between the moderates and liberals in the party.
Arvada Election Goes to Recount
An election that could result in the state’s first transgender lawmaker taking office is going to a recount and could take several more weeks to decide.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Penn. AG Goes After Gab
The Internet server company that hosts the social media network Gab — a key focus of last month’s Pennsylvania synagogue shooting — has been subpoenaed by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro.
New Immigration Rule
The Trump administration issued a new rule to prohibit migrants who cross the border outside of designated entry points from seeking asylum in the United States.
A judge in Texas made a political statement after losing an election by releasing all the juvenile defendants who came before him who said they didn’t plan to kill anyone.
Justice Kavanaugh Formally Joins SCOTUS
Following Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s formal investiture and third event surrounding his addition to the court, I think the Supreme Court is finished welcoming him.
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