Colorado flags lowered for synagogue shooting victims
DENVER (AP) — Flags in Colorado have been lowered in honor of those killed in Saturday's shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue.
Gov. John Hickenlooper says Colorado flags will remain at half-staff at public buildings through sunset on Wednesday.
In announcing the move, he called the shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue "purely tragic" and said everyone must be able to live in peace and worship in total freedom without fear of discrimination or violence.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A frequently used criticism by law enforcement of Colorado's legalized marijuana industry is that it invited dangerous drug cartels into the state, where they operate in black market shadows.
DENVER (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected what may be the final attempt to knock Colorado Rep. Doug Lamborn off the Republican primary ballot.
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by a group connected to one of Lamborn's primary challengers.
The group had initially knocked Lamborn off the ballot with a lawsuit.
DENVER (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Colorado Rep. Doug Lamborn should be on the Republican primary ballot, finding he would likely prevail in a lawsuit contending his dismissal from the ballot was unconstitutional.
The Colorado Supreme Court booted Lamborn from the ballot last week, saying one of the people who circulated petitions on his behalf does not live in the state and the signatures he gathered must be stricken.
DENVER (AP) — Judge rules Rep. Doug Lamborn of Colorado will be on GOP primary ballot .
DENVER (AP) — An attorney representing U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn made a last-ditch argument Monday that a federal judge should place the six-term congressman back on the GOP primary ballot, contending the Colorado law that led the state supreme court to boot him off the ticket last week was unconstitutional.
Colorado congressman seeks reinstatement to GOP primary
DENVER (AP) — Rep. Doug Lamborn is asking a federal judge to put him back on the Republican primary ballot.
The Colorado Supreme Court bounced the six-term congressman from the ballot earlier this month. The high court ruled that because some of the people who collected signatures for Lamborn didn't live in Colorado the signatures are invalid.
Lamborn sued last week. He argues the Colorado law requiring signature gatherers to live in the state is too narrow and violates the First Amendment.
Colorado congressman sues to get onto GOP primary ballot
DENVER (AP) — Rep. Doug Lamborn filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday in a last-ditch bid to get his name back on the GOP primary ballot after the Colorado Supreme Court ruled he must be kicked off it because his campaign did not gather petitions correctly.
Colorado Supreme Court knocks US Rep. Lamborn off ballot
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Supreme Court on Monday knocked six-term U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn from his party's primary, saying the Colorado Springs Republican didn't collect enough valid voter signatures to qualify for the ballot.
Colorado Supreme Court rules six-term GOP Rep. Doug Lamborn didn’t qualify for party primary, cannot seek re-election
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Supreme Court rules six-term GOP Rep. Doug Lamborn didn't qualify for party primary, cannot seek re-election.
Judge: Rep. Lamborn remains on GOP primary ballot
DENVER (AP) — A judge has ruled that Republican U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn can stay on the party's primary ballot.
KMGH-TV reports that Denver District Judge Brian Whitney issued his ruling Tuesday in a lawsuit that challenged the validity of voter signatures Lamborn's campaign used to petition onto the June 26 primary.
Lamborn trying to save small Colorado Air Force squadron
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado congressman Doug Lamborn is trying to stop the closure of a small Air Force squadron that flies generals and classified cargo in two Lear jets.
The Gazette reports that lawmakers were blindsided by Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson's plans to close Peterson Air Force Base's 200th Airlift Squadron by June to save $10 million.