- 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 lawmakers debate drug felons in the pot business Updated: May-04-15 6:58 pm
DENVER - A dispute over drug felons in Colorado's marijuana industry is heating up at the Statehouse. The question is hanging up a bill to reauthorize rules for Colorado's medical marijuana industry.
- 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 mull big pay hikes for elected officers Updated: May-04-15 4:34 pm
DENVER - Colorado lawmakers hustled Monday to steer through a last-minute bill to dramatically raise the pay of elected officials, including themselves.
- 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.
- Drone surveillance bill still alive in Colorado statehouse Updated: Apr-30-15 1:46 pm
DENVER - Colorado lawmakers are scrambling to reach an agreement on limiting drone surveillance.
- 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.
- Stalled felony DUI bill passes key Senate test after changes Updated: Apr-28-15 8:02 pm
DENVER - A measure to add penalties for habitual drunken drivers advanced in the state Senate on Tuesday after weeks of delay.
- 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.
- Homeless 'right to rest' bill fails in Colorado Updated: Apr-27-15 7:20 pm
DENVER - Colorado lawmakers have said no to a bill that would have outlined rights that homeless people have in public.
- Nevada lawmakers check out Colorado's marijuana industry Updated: Apr-26-15 5:46 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - A bipartisan delegation of Nevada lawmakers visited their counterparts in Colorado over the weekend, talking pot policy and touring businesses to see the recreational marijuana industry in action.
- Gov. Hickenlooper signs $25 billion Colorado budget Updated: Apr-24-15 7:04 pm
DENVER - Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Colorado's $25 billion budget on Friday, a spending plan that sends more money to schools, transportation infrastructure and refunds to taxpayers because the state is collecting more money than it can keep.
- Colorado student testing debate down to 2 bills Updated: Apr-24-15 5:45 pm
DENVER - Plans to reduce standardized testing requirements in public schools have been debated all year in the Colorado Legislature.
- Colorado pot refund measure advances in Legislature Updated: Apr-23-15 9:01 pm
DENVER - A measure to ask Colorado voters a third time to approve pot taxes has been approved by the state House.
- Hemp seed bill clears Colorado Senate Updated: Apr-23-15 11:37 am
DENVER - An effort to help Colorado's new hemp farmers find seeds that produce hemp and not marijuana is advancing in the state Legislature.
- Pot on probation bill faces Senate test Updated: Apr-23-15 3:05 am
DENVER - The Colorado Senate starts work Thursday on a bill to allow medical marijuana use by people on probation or parole.
- After attack, Colorado lawmakers discuss fetal homicide bill Updated: Apr-22-15 2:50 pm
DENVER - A woman accused of cutting into the belly of an expectant mother to claim the unborn child can't be charged under Colorado law with murder, but legislators in the state Senate will take up a bill Wednesday aimed at changing that.