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  Colorado Government State Capital Denver Governor Bill Ritter Colorado State Motto
Colorado's legislative body is known as the General Assembly and consists of a 65-member House of Representatives and a 35-member Senate.
United States representatives and senators, federal legislators, are responsible for laws at the national level and state legislators are responsible for laws at the state level.
The number of representatives each state sends to the House of Representatives is not a specific number like the Senate, but is based on the population of the state.
www.netstate.com /states/government/co_government.htm   (2128 words)

  Colorado - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Colorado is best known as the home of the highest peaks of the Rocky Mountains, which dominate the western half of the state; eastern Colorado is largely plains.
Colorado is considered a very independent state politically, with 17 of the governors Democrat and 12 of them Republican in the last 100 years.
The 2000 Census reported Colorado's population as 4,301,261 [2], and the state's 2004 population is estimated to be 4,601,403 [3].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Colorado   (1763 words)

 News - The Coloradoan - www.coloradoan.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
State lawmakers are considering allowing all taxpayers to deduct their donations to charities — a move expected to cost the state about $3.3 million in lost tax revenue the first year but result in an additional $70 million for nonprofit groups.
State lawmakers are renewing their efforts to protect Colorado's water supplies with a series of measures this year designed to provide the precious resource when nature fails to deliver.
Colorado lawmakers should recognize the fiscal and health impacts that secondhand smoke is having on the state by either approving legislation to ban smoking in public areas, or at the very least, sending this issue to voters.
www.coloradoan.com /news/coloradoanpublishing/Legislature2005   (10273 words)

 Colorado State Capitol Building in Denver
The capitol building was built in the 1890's and in 1908 they used 24 karat gold to plate the dome.
The interior of the capitol was built with the rare and priceless Colorado Rose Onyx or what is commonly called Beulah Red Marble, named after the city in which it was found.
The rose marble was quarried at Yule Creek in Gunnison County at the foothills of the Greenhorn Mountains.
www.milehighcity.com /capitol   (529 words)

 Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill is one of Denver's most historic and diverse neighborhoods.
Capitol Hill was founded in the 1880s as a new residential suburb for Denver's wealthiest families, who built extravagant Victorian, Tudor and Greek revival mansions using sandstone, granite and other materials native to Colorado.
The Colorado State Capitol building--dedicated in 1890--stands on the neighborhood's far west side at Colfax Avenue and Lincoln Street.
www.icoloradorealestate.com /artman/publish/article_36.html   (200 words)

 Colorado - Colorado Articles
Colorado State Capitol The United States Congress established Colorado Territory on February 28, 1861 only three years after gold was discovered.
The Colorado state flag, which was adapted in 1911, flies on the front lawn and inside the capitol.
The outer walls are granite from Gunnison, the sandstone foundations are from Fort Collins, the marble stairs and floor are from Marble and the rose onyx is from Beulah.
www.thecoloradosource.com /newsletters/issue17.html   (596 words)

 The Colorado State Capitol : The Molly Brown House Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Colorado's Capitol Building was designed with all the modern conveniences: electricity, hot and cold running water, and steam heat.
Colorado Onyx, extremely rare and found only in the Colorado Capitol, was used for the wainscoting and pillar facings for the top three floors.
When the supply of Colorado Onyx was gone, the basement was finished in white marble, possibly Yule Marble.
mollybrown.org /statecapitol.asp   (409 words)

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The Colorado Senate occupies the south wing of the Capitol with the main entrance on the second floor and visitors gallery access directly above the third floor.
Dedicated on November 10, 1990, the Colorado tribute to Veterans Monument is both a memorial to the dead and a tribute to veterans of the past, present and future: World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Peace-time.
A dome of gold, said the newspapers, belonged in a gold state, but by the 1940s the gold leaf had worn off, leaving the dome again tarnished and, in one citizen's view, "moth-eaten." In 1950 and 1982 the second and third applications of gold leaf were made.
me-www.colorado.edu /centers/combustion/statecap.html   (433 words)

Yule Marble from Marble, Gunnison County, Colorado, was used in the construction of the terminal.
It is constructed of Colorado materials: granite and travertine from the quarries of the state--bricks and terra cotta from Denver--steel from the Pueblo mills.
Marble used in the Colorado State Capitol (photograph and history) (Scroll to the bottom of the page.) The unique red marble used in the Colorado State Capitol was called Beulah Red Marble (also known as Colorado Onyx), named for a nearby town quarried for use in the capitol between 1894 and 1900.
www.cagenweb.com /quarries/states/colorado.html   (10153 words)

Colorado’s Lieutenant Governor Jane Norton, the featured speaker at the kickoff news conference, said, “Protecting the health of Colorado’s children is one of the most important things that we do.
Colorado children are required to have immunizations to protect them from 13 childhood diseases by the time they reach the age of two.
The state health director said local public health agencies charge a small administrative fee for administering the immunizations but he said that fee can be waived if parents cannot afford to pay it.
www.co.boulder.co.us /health/pr/2005/07072005stateImmunize.htm   (1132 words)

 Colorado State Capitol :: , Denver, Colorado, United States :: Glass Steel and Stone
It was moved there when Colorado was still a territory, to put the legislators at the center of commerce.
Finally, the legislature passed a law requiring the capitol to be built by January, 1890.
Inside a time capsule in the northeast corner stone are copies of the United States and Colorado constitutions, a Bible, an American flag, a city directory, a state map, newspapers, a drawing of what the capitol was expected to look like when complete, and gold coins.
www.glasssteelandstone.com /BuildingDetail/347.php   (511 words)

 CACI - Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry
CACI is your lobbyist at the Colorado State Capitol to fight for those bills that improve your financial bottom line and to oppose those that would hurt your company.
As your state chamber of commerce, CACI's mission is to improve the business climate of Colorado through effective advocacy of business interests before the Colorado General Assembly, the Office of the Governor, and the state agencies.
At the State Capitol, CACI is the sword of the business community for advocating legislation and public policies that enhance the competitiveness of your company.
www.cochamber.com /business/advocacy.asp   (176 words)

 Colorado Profile and State Facts - Northwest National Real State   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The U.S. obtained eastern Colorado as part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, the central portion in 1845 with the admission of Texas as a state, and the western part in 1848 as a result of the Mexican War.
The primary crops in Colorado are corn, hay, and wheat.
Colorado's first and oldest military post, Fort Garland was established in 1858 and commanded by the legendary frontiersman Kit Carson.
www.northwest-national.com /co.htm   (1570 words)

 cRc :: Welcome
The Colorado Retail Council was founded as a not-for-profit organization in 1966 by a group of concerned retailers that desired a stronger voice in the government law-making process.
The cRc serves as the "voice" of Colorado's retailers at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver.
Because scores of bills that directly affect retailers are debated by the General Assembly each year, your cRc lobbyists are at the State Capitol each day to ensure that legislators hear the retail industry's point of view.
www.coloradoretail.org   (152 words)

 The Texas Capitol - The State Preservation Board - Caretakers of the Texas Capitol
The Texas Capitol is an extraordinary example of late 19th century public architecture and is widely recognized as one of the nation's most distinguished state capitols.
Wonderful views of the Capitol's dome from many vantage points throughout the Austin area are protected from obscuration by state law.
In 1993, the $75 million underground Capitol Extension was completed to the north, doubling the square footage available to Capitol occupants and providing much improved functionality.
www.tspb.state.tx.us /spb/capitol/texcap.htm   (291 words)

 Colorado.com | Fun Facts Page
The Colorado Rockies are part of the North American Cordillera, which stretches 3,000 miles from Alaska, through western Canada and the United States, into northern Mexico.
Colorado has the highest mean altitude of all the states.
Colorado's first and oldest military post, Fort Garland was established in 1858 and commanded by the legendary frontiersman Kit Carson.
www.colorado.com /static.php?file=fun_facts   (1271 words)

 Colorado State Capitol
Colorado's capitol is located in downtown Denver, and is a mile high.
Finally found someone who could direct me to the capitol -- turned out I was on the right street, only a few miles west of where I needed to be.
You may buy the State Capitols CD, which has on it all of the State Capitol photos on this site, plus nearly three hundred more -- over 225 altogether -- in a larger size, suitable for viewing full screen or printing your own enlargements.
www.dlmark.net /capcol.htm   (259 words)

 Colorado State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
At a distance from the staff end of the flag of one fifth of the total length of the flag there is a circular red C, of the same color as the red in the national flag of the United States.
The diameter of the letter is two-thirds of the width of the flag.
Origin of state's name: Taken from the Spanish for the "colorred" and was applied to the Colorado river.
www.50states.com /colorado.htm   (310 words)

 Colorado State Collegian -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Associated Students of CSU is negotiating to give students a face and a voice at the Colorado Capitol in Denver.
It was the first year that CSU had a lobbyist in the state's Capitol.
Leech, a CSU alumna with a degree in political science and a lobbyist at the capitol, said she enjoyed working for CSU last year and would be happy to do it again.
www.collegian.com /vnews/display.v?TARGET=printable&article_id=3f7251836c49f   (519 words)

 Colorado State Judicial Branch
The Colorado Judicial Branch joins the Legislative and Executive branches to form the government for the State of Colorado.
The Branch includes the Colorado Supreme Court, Colorado Court of Appeals, and district and county courts, served by 262 justices and judges in 22 judicial districts across the state (excluding 17 Denver county court judges).
The stone column, at left, is one of two that flank the Colorado Supreme Court bench in the old Supreme Court chambers at the State Capitol.
www.courts.state.co.us /index.htm   (193 words)

 Girl Scout Fact Sheet on Yule Marble
In the Washington Monument, each state contributed a 20" x 40" rock to line the inside of the monument, and Colorado chose the Yule Marble.
-As the state known for the majestic Rocky Mountains, it seems odd that the state does not yet have an official state rock.
Colorado State Mineral (Rhodochrosite, red), Rock (Yule Marble, white) and Gem (Aquamarine, blue).
geosurvey.state.co.us /Default.aspx?tabid=363   (244 words)

 Capitol Hill Mansion in Denver, Colorado Bed and Breakfast Inns
Nestled in the historic Capitol Hill Neighborhood in downtown Denver, this national and state historical registered inn is a short walk to the Colorado State Capitol, central business district, 16th Street Pedestrian Mall, convention center, restaurants, theaters, museums, shopping and Coors Field.
Separate from the other rooms, it faces west with a view of the State Capitol and the Rocky Mountains from the sitting room which also has a gas log fireplace and a sofa that can be converted to a second bed.
One of Denver, Colorado's premier urban inns since 1994, Capitol Hill Mansion is an inviting, family friendly, gay friendly vacation getaway in the Rocky Mountains.
www.bnb411.com /colorado/bed_and_breakfast_info.asp?id=170   (1030 words)

 Colorado State University Cooperative Extension Echoes February 2004 newsletter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Each year one state representative and one state senator from the Colorado legislature present a resolution to proclaim the first Monday in February as 4-H Day.
Nearly 200 4-Hers were in the Capitol on Monday for tours and other activities, as well as being recognized in the two bodies of the Colorado General Assembly as the resolutions were presented and passed.
The entire 4-H Youth Development state staff intend for the program to move forward during the transition as the relevant, science-based information source for youth development.
www.ext.colostate.edu /echoes/echo0402.html   (1230 words)

 Colorado State Capitol Rally April 27 - The best colorado products, sites and information on the web today!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Kick-off rally in Denver at the State Capitol.
speak at a rally at the State Capitol in Denver this...
Schaefer, a plainclothes officer with the Colorado State Patrol.
colorado.betterwebdir.com /index.php?k=colorado-state-capitol-rally-april-27   (904 words)

 Colorado League of Charter Schools   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Over the first two days of Colorado Charter Schools' Week, over 300 charter school students, parents and teachers have gathered in Denver as CLCS celebrate at the Colorado State Capitol and the Colorado State Board of Education, April 2-4.
Hundreds of students from Colorado charter schools converged at the State Capitol on April 5th to show support for choice in public education and the charter school movement.
Colorado now has over 52,000 students in 135 charter schools across the state in 48 different school districts.
www.coloradoleague.org /charterschoolsweek07   (719 words)

 Denver Civic Center Park - Photo Gallery
Denver, Colorado (31 pictures) The Denver Civic Park is in the heart of Denver, Colorado.
Capitol Buildings (20 pictures) The Colorado Capitol Building is the central feature of Denver Civic Park.
Colorado State Capitol (12/14/2004) Colorado State Capitol in downtown Denver.
protophoto.com /subject.html?subject_id=444   (338 words)

 University Press of Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
As the representative building of the state, the Capitol has served as a silent witness to the evolving needs and interests of all Colorado citizens.
In one comprehensive volume historian Derek Everett traces the establishment, planning, construction, and history of Colorado’s state capitol—including a discussion on the importance of restoring and preserving the building for current and future generations of Coloradoans.
As a Colorado native, former Capitol tour guide, and current doctoral student at the University of Arkansas, Everett brings his entire being to the study.
www.upcolorado.com /bookdetail.asp?isbn=978-0-87081-790-8   (276 words)

 State Capitol Building
When construction began in 1886 (a decade after Colorado became a state), the building committee wanted to use as much native Colorado material as possible.
The striking pink stone you see used for wainscoting is Colorado rose onyx (commonly known as “Beulah Red Marble”) from near Beulah, Colorado.
The Capitol building is located in Downtown Denver by the intersection of Colfax Avenue and Lincoln Avenue.
www.colorado-for-free.com /FreeThingsToDoColorado/Capitol.htm   (385 words)

 Colorado Cities & Neighborhoods
The gently undulating plains of southeast Colorado come as a surprise to travelers expecting the ski resorts and alpine splendor that characterize the rest of the state.
Nestled in southern Colorado, are the Colorado Sand Dunes, the highest in North America.
Highlands Ranch, Colorado is a bustling community, home to a variety of businesses that cater to the wide-range interests of its residents.
www.icoloradorealestate.com /artman/publish/index.html   (1138 words)

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