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The governor of Arizona announced that she vetoed a controversial bill that would have pitted religious rights against gay rights. Colorado faced boycotts when it waded into the gay rights issue in the early 1990s.
Citing the overall success of the Democratic National Convention in 2008, Denver put in a formal bid on Monday to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.
Colorado’s chances of hosting the next republican national convention have gotten a little better.
More than 70 business, civic and government leaders met to start mapping a strategy to secure the convention on Friday.
Colorado GOP leaders have confirmed to CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd that they are bidding for Denver to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.
Republican Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler testified Friday to defend himself against an ethics complaint alleging misuse of state funds for political events, insisting he used his discretionary office funds appropriately.
Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler has picked up the tab for a trip he took to the Republican National Convention last year that he initially billed to taxpayers.
Colorado auditors won’t investigate how Republican Secretary of State Scott Gessler uses his discretionary fund after lawmakers deadlocked on whether to proceed.
Colorado lawmakers opened the door Thursday to an investigation of Republican Secretary of State Scott Gessler’s use of public funds to attend the Republican National Convention in Florida and a GOP election law training event.
Attorneys for Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler are reviewing expenses for lawmakers and other state elected officials in their defense of Gessler on an ethics complaint charging he used public money to attend political events.