Even in September the Colorado Rockies were a long shot to make it to the World Series. But when they did, fans spent two frustrating days on computers tying to get tickets. When word got out that the executive director of the Colorado Department of Local Affairs had given permission to some 200 employees to use state high speed computers to buy Series tickets, House Minority Leader Mike May demanded that Governor Bill Ritter take action against her. As it turns out, the plan--initially conceived as good for morale--was quashed when the Department of Public Safety found out about it and sent 1,500 emails telling employees not to use the state computers.
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|Title Annotation:||People & Politics|
|Date:||Jan 1, 2008|
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