Colorado State Archives
Executive Orders from the Administration of Governor Bill Owens 1999-2005
Dan Hopkins 303-866-6324
Mark Salley 303-866-6323
(DENVER) - Justice O'Connor was recognized for her many politically-independent decisions as a jurist. She served the country well for nearly 25 years on the court.
Now begins a process that will have a lasting impact on the future of our country. When it comes time for President George Bush to fill Justice O'Connor's vacancy, all Americans should expect the Senate to give the president's nominee a thorough and timely review - followed by an up or down vote of the entire Senate. President Bush can be expected to nominate a well-qualified individual - someone who sees the appropriate role of judges as interpreting laws, not making them.
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