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SCOTUS clears the way for challenge to CO 'Amazon tax'

SCOTUS clears the way for challenge to CO 'Amazon tax'A unanimous SCOTUS decided a national marketing group can sue under federal law to stop the so-called "Amazon tax."
  • Politics
  • 2 days ago
Local

Parolee lives on Governor's Mansion property

Parolee lives on Governor's Mansion propertyHe's a convicted felon who spent years as a drug addict and a gang member. He is also Lieutenant Governor Joe Garcia's son. He lives in the Governor's Mansion compound; a property that technically belongs to you.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

Netanyahu warns US 'bad deal' would put Iran on nuclear path

Netanyahu warns US 'bad deal' would put Iran on nuclear pathIn a direct challenge to the White House, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before Congress on Tuesday and bluntly warned the U.S. that an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran "paves Iran's path to the bomb." President Barack Obama pushed...
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

CDOT board puts off vote on US 36 toll

CDOT board puts off vote on US 36 tollAt a public meeting at Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) headquarters Tuesday, Plenary Roads Denver, the private company overseeing construction of managed lanes on US 36, said the toll for the express lane would not exceed $13.91.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

House funds homeland security without immigration riders

House funds homeland security without immigration ridersCongress ended its seven-week impasse on funding the Department of Homeland Security as the House voted Tuesday to pass a $40 billion spending bill that does not derail President Obama's immigration programs.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Politics

Bill on mandatory fines for animal fights clears Senate

Bill on mandatory fines for animal fights clears SenateA Colorado bill to set mandatory fines for people convicted of animal fighting is headed to the governor's desk.
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  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
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Legislature looks ahead to aging population

Legislature looks ahead to aging populationColorado is getting older and the legislature is working on different ways to address what that will mean for the state.
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  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Politics

Join 9NEWS and the DBJ for a Twitter chat on immigration

Join 9NEWS and the DBJ for a Twitter chat on immigrationMany businesses in Colorado and elsewhere have been pushing for immigration reform.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Investigations

Family's tragedy could shed light on privacy laws

Family's tragedy could shed light on privacy lawsJust days before Ari Liggett poisoned his mother, she called his psychiatrist for information on him. By law, the psychiatrist could not call her back.
  • Investigations
  • 3 days ago
Politics

Rollback of renewable-energy standards dies in legislature

Rollback of renewable-energy standards dies in legislatureAn effort to roll back CO's renewable energy standard in the state Legislature died Monday in a House of Representatives committee.
  • Politics
  • 3 days ago
Politics

Bill would expand work leave for school activities

Bill would expand work leave for school activitiesA group of Democrats in the Colorado legislature want to make the law permanent and expand it to cover more activities.
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  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
Politics

Most of Colorado delegation attending Netanyahu speech

Most of Colorado delegation attending Netanyahu speechWhen Israeili Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses a joint session of Congress Tuesday, all but one member of the delegation from Colorado plan to be there to hear him.
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  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Abortion bill scheduled for state house commitee

Abortion bill scheduled for state house commiteeThe third abortion bill sponsored by Republicans in the Colorado legislature appears in committee on Tuesday.
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  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Powdered alcohol ban advancing in Colorado

Powdered alcohol ban advancing in ColoradoThe Colorado state Senate voted Monday to ban sales of powdered alcohol. The amended bill will now return to the House.
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  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Politics

Dems expected to vote down GOP's renewable energy bill

Dems expected to vote down GOP's renewable energy billGOP-backed bill aimed at lowering Colorado's renewable energy mandates expected to fail in Dem-controlled committee.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Politics

Gov. Hickenlooper in DC for Israel policy conference

Gov. Hickenlooper in DC for Israel policy conferenceCO Gov. John Hickenlooper is in Washington, D.C. for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference.
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  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

CU prof targeted for climate change dissent

CU prof targeted for climate change dissentThe University of Colorado is vigorously defending a professor targeted for investigation by a Democratic congressman
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  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Things To Know at the Colorado statehouse

Things To Know at the Colorado statehouseHere's what will be keeping Colorado lawmakers busy this week
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Balance of Power: Bennet's chances, Hickenlooper's bargain

Balance of Power: Bennet's chances, Hickenlooper's bargainIt's been a busy week in Colorado politics with a high-profile fight in Congress over funding for the Department of Homeland Security and several prominent battles in the state legislature, while another looms over a bargian Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-Colorado)...
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
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Fort Collins nixes parts of panhandling law

Fort Collins nixes parts of panhandling lawFort Collins City Council on Friday voted unanimously to nix some aspects of the city's panhandling ordinance in hopes of side-stepping at least part of an ACLU-filed class action lawsuit.
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  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Colorado releases trove of marijuana data

Colorado releases trove of marijuana dataIt may very well be largest collection of data about marijuana use ever released in human history.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Democrats reject crackdown on bonuses for health exchange

Democrats reject crackdown on bonuses for health exchangeA bill to crack down on bonuses paid out by Connect for Health Colorado died on Thursday afternoon in the state house health committee.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 23 hours ago
News

Medical marijuana caregivers under scrutiny

Medical marijuana caregivers under scrutinyAmid concerns that people are applying for medical marijuana cards just to avoid paying taxes that come when buying retail pot, a committee in the Colorado legislature heard a bill Thursday designed in part to tighten rules on some medical marijuana providers.
  • News
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Tougher I-70 chain law clears first floor vote

Tougher I-70 chain law clears first floor voteDrivers of passenger cars without snow tires would be required to carry chains when driving on Interstate 70 through the mountains during winter months under a bill that cleared an initial floor vote in the state House of Representatives Thursday.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Personhood bill fails in committee

Personhood bill fails in committeeA bill that would essentially ban abortion in Colorado failed in a Colorado house committee today. There are similar measures introduced in the legislature almost every year.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Politics

House committee to debate personhood bill Thursday

House committee to debate personhood bill ThursdayEach year a number of anti-abortion bills are introduced in the Colorado legislature and 2015 is no different.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Democrats try to restore immigrant licensing funds

Democrats try to restore immigrant licensing fundsDemocrats and Republicans are still fighting over funding for a program that gives drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago