Dominic Dezzutti’s Blog

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Why Aren’t Denver’s Municipal Elections Making More News?

We’re only three months away from Denver’s Municipal Elections and even though six seats are up for grabs on a very influential council, the races have yet to make many headlines.

01/25/2015

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Can Colorado Give You A Jury You Would Want?

As jury selection begins in Arapahoe County this week, it’s time Colorado looks at jury reform to protect those called to a sacred and important civic duty.

01/20/2015

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Romer’s Uncomfortable Advice To Hickenlooper: Repeal TABOR

Former Gov. Roy Romer gave some uncomfortable and likely unwelcome advice to Gov. John Hickenlooper for his second term = start a movement to repeal TABOR.

01/15/2015

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Simplicity The Key To Asking To Spend TABOR Funds

While it might be a challenge, if state lawmakers can arrive at a simple and basic idea, they might have a shot at keeping the TABOR funds set to be refunded.

01/13/2015

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The Surprising Role Aurora’s Mayor Will Play in Denver’s Elections

Thanks to an ambitious aerotropolis project, Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan may play a major role in Denver’s upcoming municipal elections.

01/08/2015

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) holds his speakers gavel during the first session of the 114th Congress in the House Chambers January 6, 2015  in Washington, DC. Today Congress convened its first session of the 114th Congress with Republicans controlling both the House and Senate.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

The Boehner Non-Rebellion A Non-Problem For GOP

The short lived and ineffective rebellion of 25 conservative Republican Congressmen during the re-election of Speaker of the House John Boehner made headlines but not much else difference in the big scheme of things.

01/06/2015

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2014 Political Year in Review: Hype Giving Way to Normalcy

The political stories of 2014 in Colorado were filled with hype but somehow we almost always found our way back to normal.

12/29/2014

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NE & OK Pot Lawsuit Fails The Common Sense Test

The lawsuit announced Thursday from Nebraska and Oklahoma may be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court, but the case already fails the common sense test.

12/18/2014

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Red Light Cameras: Populism Versus Profit

The Denver City Council extended its Red Light Camera program, but will they face more pressure from the public if they don’t make the systems more fair and less profitable?

12/16/2014

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VA Hospital Travesty: An Ideal Opportunity For Bipartisanship

Congress should use Colorado’s VA Hospital travesty as a reason to work together, urgently, to fix a quagmire years in the making.

12/11/2014

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