Unfortunately, events have quickly overtaken us and changed everyone's focus dramatically.
This is probably the busiest time of the year at the Colorado legislature. Every Representative and Senator is trying to get at least one of their great idea bills passed while looking suspiciously across the aisle to see what's coming next.
I saw this title on the spine of a book in the office of a Governor whose name I won’t reveal. It’s the right message to keep in mind for Colorado State Government and the Joint Budget Committee as we construct the budget.
Just kidding. I’ve been submitting an article every month for almost eight years. It’s always a struggle to anticipate what my legions of loyal readers want (or need) to know about state government.
Why would anyone serve in an elected office? What motivates us to become public figures, meet hundreds or maybe thousands of new friends and acquaintances, stand up for our principles against criticism.