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Republicans in Colorado’s Senate advanced a pro-fracking measure Feb. 20 that makes a statement in advance of a long-awaited report on new limits on the oil and gas industry. The Senate bill would penalize local governments that limit drilling … more
The state Legislature moved closer Feb. 12 to a partisan showdown over granting driver's licenses to immigrants in the country illegally. The GOP Senate gave preliminary approval last week to a bill blocking funds for the state agency that … more
A high school student who was the victim of repeated bullying on social media looked on from her wheelchair Feb. 13 as the Colorado House advanced legislation that would create new criminal penalties for online harassment. The sponsor of House … more
A simmering dispute over liability in home construction is heating up at the Colorado General Assembly. On Feb. 10, a bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced Senate Bill 177, which addresses the construction-defects law. The law governs how … more
A revolutionary new disaster prediction system could be integrated as a tool for first responders statewide. State Rep. Tracy Kraft-Tharp has championed the technology developed by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder … more
After 10 hours of emotional testimony from more than 100 witnesses, Colorado state representatives rejected the “death with dignity” bill, which would have allowed terminally ill patients to end their lives with the help of medical … more
A number of members of the state House of Representatives are supporting a proposed fracking bill that will require compensation to royalty owners for the value of lost revenue not received due to local governments that elect to implement a … more
There was a fervor for gun legislation at the State Capitol last week with seven proposed measures going through House and Senate committees. Republicans and Democrats dished out party-line votes that left both groups at an impasse on many of … more
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