- Colorado study of snow-tire rules signed into law Updated: May-13-15 4:58 pm
DENVER - After an especially bad day of traffic congestion on Colorado's mountainous stretch of Interstate 70 last year, state transportation officials issued a scathing reminder to drivers of the need to have properly equipped tires for snowy conditions.
- With budget surpluses, Colorado lawmakers debate refunds Updated: May-11-15 5:32 pm
DENVER - After years of deficits, Colorado has finally reached the era of budget surpluses.
- Study of Colorado black bear population signed into law Updated: May-08-15 10:16 pm
DENVER - State wildlife officials will study Colorado's black bear population and how to reduce conflicts with humans under a bill that has been signed into law.
- Bill allowing medical pot use while on probation becomes law Updated: May-08-15 10:01 pm
DENVER - Legislation allowing medical marijuana use by people on probation or parole in Colorado has been signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper.
- Bills seek more oversight on Colorado law enforcement Updated: May-08-15 3:14 pm
DENVER - Colorado legislators passed a half-dozen bills this session increasing oversight on law enforcement, including encouraging the use of officer-worn body cameras, revamping training and strengthening the public's right to record police activity.
- 2015 recap: Partisan divides slowed Colorado Legislature Updated: May-07-15 6:28 pm
DENVER - The Colorado legislative session that concluded this week was among the most sharply partisan in recent memory - even for a state where political division is the order of the day.
- Colorado lawmakers conclude work with testing compromise Updated: May-06-15 10:33 pm
DENVER - Colorado lawmakers concluded the 2015 legislative session Wednesday by passing a major education overhaul that reduces student testing statewide, one of several substantial bills they finished hours before they adjourned.
- The Latest: Major developments on final legislative day Updated: May-06-15 10:16 pm
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- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.