- Independence Pass could open early, officials say Updated: May-06-15 5:04 am
ASPEN, Colorado - Independence Pass, the highest paved pass in Colorado, may open early as the Colorado Department of Transportation works to clear snow from the roads.
- Plenty still pending on final day of Colorado session Updated: May-06-15 3:49 am
DENVER - The mad dash to the end of the Colorado legislative session is on and major proposals hang in the balance on the final day Wednesday, including reducing statewide student testing and banning red-light cameras.
- Colorado measure to allow rooftop rain barrels fails Updated: May-06-15 12:34 am
DENVER - Colorado's only-in-the-nation ban on backyard rain barrels is sticking around for another year.
- Student testing showdown dominates end of lawmaking term Updated: May-06-15 12:11 am
DENVER - An intense debate over student testing requirements had Colorado lawmakers scrambling Tuesday to resolve long-simmering disputes over how best to reduce standardized tests.
- Colorado effort to limit drone surveillance fails Updated: May-05-15 9:19 pm
DENVER - Colorado lawmakers have given up their efforts to put new limits on drone surveillance.
- Colorado House advances pay raises for state officials Updated: May-05-15 9:02 pm
DENVER - Colorado lawmakers, the governor, and other state officeholders are one vote closer to getting pay raises after the House advanced a bill for salary increases.
- Colorado lawmakers look to study school violence Updated: May-05-15 4:29 pm
DENVER - School violence and mental health would be the subject of a study for possible legislation in Colorado with a proposal that's close to reaching the governor's desk.
- Dispute over felons in pot industry flares at Statehouse Updated: May-05-15 1:43 pm
DENVER - A dispute over felons in the marijuana business has complicated a much larger bill to renew medical marijuana regulations in the closing days of Colorado's legislative session.
- Felony DUI bill advances in Colorado Senate Updated: May-05-15 1:34 pm
DENVER - Habitual drunken drivers would face felony charges in Colorado with a measure given initial approval in the state Senate.
- Craig man arrested in suspected DUI crash that killed dad Updated: May-05-15 12:16 pm
CRAIG, Colorado - A 20-year-old Craig man is facing a vehicular homicide charge after his father was thrown from his car in a suspected DUI crash.
- Colorado lawmakers agree to limit odd proxy marriages Updated: May-04-15 8:40 pm
DENVER - Colorado lawmakers have agreed to limit the state's unique rules for proxy marriages in which couples are wed with only one of the people present.
- Homemade hash limits head to Colorado governor Updated: May-04-15 8:40 pm
DENVER - A ban on common procedures for making homemade hash oil is headed to the governor's desk in Colorado.
- Democrats reject Colorado GOP fetal homicide bill Updated: May-04-15 8:20 pm
DENVER - Democrats concerned about interference on abortion rights on Monday rejected a Republican measure to create a new crime of fetal homicide, legislation that was crafted in response to an attack last month on a pregnant woman in Longmont.
- Colorado House passes plan addressing surplus budget refunds Updated: May-04-15 4:47 pm
DENVER - Colorado House Democrats passed a plan Monday that would prevent future budget surpluses from being refunded to taxpayers, allowing the state to use the money instead for education and transportation.
- Colorado lawmakers OK bill making schools liable for safety Updated: May-04-15 2:53 pm
DENVER - Legislation to make Colorado public schools legally liable for student safety awaits the governor's signature.
- Testing, police, pot to dominate Legislature's final days Updated: May-03-15 1:40 pm
DENVER - Colorado lawmakers face a chaotic three-day stretch of work before adjourning for the year Wednesday with substantial legislation still pending, including more oversight on law enforcement, allowing school-violence victims to sue and reducing statewide standardized testing for kids.
- Colorado asks court to dismiss sheriffs' pot lawsuit Updated: May-01-15 5:58 pm
DENVER - Sheriffs in Colorado and two other states may not like legal marijuana, but they don't have the ability to force Colorado not to allow it, Colorado argued Friday in a motion asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit from 10 county sheriffs in Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska.
- Police body camera bill fails in Colorado Senate Updated: May-01-15 2:26 pm
DENVER - A Colorado Senate panel rejected a bill Friday calling for expanded use of body cameras by police officers despite its bipartisan support and backing of law enforcement.
- Colorado GOP bill requiring wait period for abortions fails Updated: Apr-30-15 8:44 pm
DENVER - A GOP effort to make women wait 24 hours before having an abortion and require doctors to offer an ultrasound beforehand has failed in the Senate with a Republican joining Democrats to defeat the measure.
- Colorado's red-light camera debate heats up Updated: Apr-30-15 7:34 pm
DENVER - A legislative showdown over red-light enforcement cameras is heating up in the Legislature.
- Colorado Senate halts bill to limit Native American mascots Updated: Apr-29-15 9:36 pm
DENVER - A GOP-led Senate committee has rejected legislation that would have prohibited Native American mascots at Colorado schools unless a tribe approved.
- Colorado Editorial Roundup Updated: Apr-29-15 6:47 pm
The Denver Post, April 27, on the bar for school lawsuits:
- Senate approves hefty National Western renovation plan Updated: Apr-28-15 10:31 pm
DENVER - The Colorado Senate has approved a $350 million plan to put Colorado State University buildings at the National Western Stock Show site in Denver.
- Construction lawsuit change defeated in Colorado House Updated: Apr-27-15 11:53 pm
DENVER - A long-awaited bill to make it harder to sue Colorado homebuilders for defective construction has failed in the Colorado legislature.
- Man who crashed truck, burying cars in sand pleads guilty Updated: Apr-27-15 9:35 pm
BOULDER, Colorado - The driver of a tractor-trailer that overturned in Boulder and buried two cars in sand has pleaded guilty to driving an unsafe or defective vehicle.