Colorado House Republican Leader Mark Waller will try to replace term-limited state Attorney General John Suthers in a contest that includes a former Democratic prosecutor and Suthers’ chief deputy.
Supporters of former U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar are welcoming him back to Colorado.
Sally Jewell has been sworn in as Interior secretary, replacing Ken Salazar, who stepped down after more than four years as head of the agency responsible for more than 500 million acres of national parks and other public lands.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is wrapping up his visit to Washington, D.C. for the National Governors Association meeting.
Colorado is getting $2.2 million in federal funds to pay for a new trail link in a Denver-area network, and to improve access to Rocky Mountain National Park and Chimney Rock National Monument.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood are visiting the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge outside Denver.
Former Colorado Speaker of the House Andrew Romanoff announced Saturday he will run for the 6th Congressional District seat in 2014.
Reports of Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia being nominated as President Obama’s next Secretary of Labor continues Colorado’s strong national influence, and will trigger quite the domino affect in Colorado politics.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who oversaw a moratorium on offshore drilling after the BP oil spill and promoted alternative energy sources throughout the nation, will step down in March.
Federal officials say rising demand and falling supply pose a risk of water shortages over the next 50 years for some 40 million people dependent on the Colorado River.