Government

Hickenlooper Orders Flags Lowered in Honor of Specialist Gabriel Conde

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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has ordered flags be lowered to half-staff statewide on all public buildings from sunrise to sunset Saturday, May 12, 2018, in honor of Specialist Gabriel Conde.

Conde, 22, died in the line of duty April 30, of injuries sustained from small arms fire while serving in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel in Kapisa Province, Afghanistan.

Conde was assigned to A Company, 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

Colorado Joins Suit to Prevent Collecting Citizenship Information in Census

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The State of Colorado is now part of a bipartisan coalition of 18 states plus the District of Columbia, nine cities, four counties, and the U.S. Conference of Mayors. The coalition has filed an amended lawsuit to block the Trump Administration from demanding citizenship information in the 2020 decennial Census, adding new co-plaintiffs and bolstering the arguments in their complaint.

Federal Judge Orders Lamborn to be Placed on Primary Ballot

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A U.S. District Court judge today ordered Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams to put Congressman Doug Lamborn's name on the June 26 primary ballot.

Judge Philip Brimmer said the secretary cannot enforce a state law that requires petition circulators be residents of Colorado. With that law struck, the six-term congressman had enough valid voter signatures to get on the ballot. His candidacy was in question after two separate courts ruled that some of his signatures couldn't be counted because they were collected by nonresidents.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission to meet May 3 and 4 in Grand Junction

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The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will discuss adopting recommendations for 2018 Big Game limited licenses, the Colorado Wildlife Habitat Program and consider rules and designation of the Cameo Shooting and Educational Complex. The Commission will also hear updates on the Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan and begin discussing the next Big Game Season Structure at its May meeting in Grand Junction.