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An effort that dies every year suffered another death this Legislative session as a Senate committee on May 6 killed a bill that sought to create a felony drunken-driving penalty in Colorado. The bill would have made a person's third DUI in seven … more
A bill that would have created a study of the health impacts of oil and gas drilling on Front Range residents died in a state Senate committee on April 29. The bill — which increased in cost over time — was killed in the Senate Appropriations … more
A bill that would have allowed marijuana to be used as a treatment option for post-traumatic stress disorder failed in a House committee on April 28. House Bill 1364 would have added PTSD to a list of eight other conditions that qualify sufferers for medical marijuana treatment. more
After cruising through the Senate, the House this week put the breaks on a bill that sought to ban red light cameras and photo radar systems in Colorado. The legislation officially met its demise during a House Appropriations Committee hearing on April 30, but the bill sponsor, House Speaker Mark Ferrandino, D-Denver, had pretty much accepted its defeat before it even got there. more
A bill that aims to provide more transparency into the goings-on of public-private road contracts is advancing at the Capitol — a response to concerns over the handling of current U.S. 36 construction efforts. Although the bill has bipartisan … more
Another prison reform bill, spurred by last year’s murder of a Department of Corrections director, is advancing through the Legislature. Senate Bill 64 would prohibit prisons from placing inmates who have serious mental illnesses in isolated … more
More than $30 million — money earmarked for education that has been sitting idle for four years — will be freed up to help low- and middle-income students pay for college, under a bill that passed the House last week. House Bill 1384 creates … more
Three Republican gubernatorial hopefuls tried to stand apart from one another — while getting in plenty of shots at Gov. John Hickenlooper along the way — during an April 24 debate held … more
For those who were adamantly opposed to a bill that would require parents to be better educated about child vaccinations, the possible final version of the legislation shouldn't hurt a bit. more
A bill aimed at providing seniors with property tax relief is moving through the Legislature. Under the bill, widows of military veterans and seniors who lose homes as a result of natural disasters would benefit from tax exemptions. It is a … more
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