The paid facilitators who work for the Keystone Policy Center became a running joke throughout the course of the Governor’s oil and gas task force meetings. They were disorganized and would allow recommendations voted down one day to pass the next. It was chaos, and no one was really sure who was in charge.
So, it was pretty ballsy of former Hickenlooper lobbyist and Keystone Center CEO Christine Scanlan to ask for another oil and gas task force. We can only assume her intention is that her organization would be able to poorly manage this one, too.
Not to mention, there are still questions swirling around how the Keystone Center even got its contract to run the task force in the first place and whether it was competitively bid out. Let’s hope Hick doesn’t cave to this unashamed plea for more work.