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Hickenlooper launches campaign to combat painkiller abuse

Hickenlooper launches campaign to combat painkiller abuseGov. John Hickenlooper has said often that he wants to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation. So, on Tuesday he took a step in that direction by launching a public-awareness campaign to combat prescription-medication abuse.
  • Money
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Tech

Law enforcement voices opposition to drone bill

Law enforcement voices opposition to drone billLaw enforcement agencies and UAV experts from across the state testified in opposition to Senate Bill 59 in the senate judiciary committee on Tuesday.
  • Tech
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Ban on gay-to-straight therapy clears first vote

Ban on gay-to-straight therapy clears first voteColorado could become the third state to ban gay-to-straight conversion therapy.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Temporary powdered alcohol ban advances in Colorado Senate

Temporary powdered alcohol ban advances in Colorado SenateLegislation to put the sale of powdered alcohol on hold in Colorado advanced in the state Senate as lawmakers grapple with how to regulate a product that's not in stores yet.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Colorado Senators will vote to override Keystone veto

Colorado Senators will vote to override Keystone vetoThey come from different political parties, but Colorado's US Senators both voted for legislation to authorize building of the Keystone XL pipeline.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Politics

Survey: 1 in 5 Coloradans used pot since legal sales

Survey: 1 in 5 Coloradans used pot since legal salesA survey of Coloradans found that approximately one in five adults in the state have used marijuana since legal recreational sales began on Jan. 1, 2014.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
News

Alaska: third state to legalize marijuana

Alaska: third state to legalize marijuanaAlaska today became the third U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults, and it has been a subdued milestone.
  • News
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Politics

Dems setting up fight over immigrant driver's licenses

Dems setting up fight over immigrant driver's licensesDemocrats are setting the stage for a fight over funding for a program that lets immigrant drivers get a license.
  • Politics
  • 4 days ago
Politics

Long-awaited Colorado drone bill up for 1st hearing

Long-awaited Colorado drone bill up for 1st hearingNew limits on drone surveillance by law enforcement are up before Colorado lawmakers Tuesday.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

Powdered alcohol ban now before Colorado Senate

Powdered alcohol ban now before Colorado SenateA ban on powdered alcohol is up for another test in the Colorado Legislature Tuesday.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

Colorado and the Homeland Security fight

Colorado and the Homeland Security fightThe US Department of Homeland Security runs out of money at the end of this week amid a congressional fight over the Obama administration's actions on immigration.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Politics

Colorado Senate, House closed Monday due to snow

Colorado Senate, House closed Monday due to snowColorado's state legislature is closed Monday due to a storm that brought icy roads and up to 16 inches of snow to part of the state.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Balance of Power: Michael Hancock, Wayne Williams

Balance of Power: Michael Hancock, Wayne WilliamsOn this installment of Balance of Power, two prominent Colorado politicians in very different positions: Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is running for re-election this May, while Secretary of State Wayne Williams is still settling in to his new job.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Health

Hey Millennials! Social Security is not going away

Hey Millennials! Social Security is not going awayA lot of young people -- especially millennials -- don't think they will ever get a dime from Social Security. And in fact, the trustees in charge of Social Security anticipate the fund will be out of reserves by 2033.
  • Health
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Colorado may ban gay-to-straight 'conversion therapy'

Colorado may ban gay-to-straight 'conversion therapy'Colorado could become the third state in the US to ban "efforts that seek to change an individual's sexual orientation"
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
News

Man accused of defacing memorial has criminal record

Man accused of defacing memorial has criminal recordMan charged for defacing a Denver Police memorial Saturday has a criminal record.
  • News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Elections

Poll: Colorado wants an 'un-Obama' president

Poll: Colorado wants an 'un-Obama' presidentColorado voters disapprove of the job President Barack Obama is doing, according to a Quinnipiac poll.
  • Elections
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

New American citizens, then and now

New American citizens, then and nowFifty immigrants representing 24 countries became naturalized citizens of the United States at the History Colorado museum in downtown Denver Wednesday.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

Colorado medical pot rules still in limbo

Colorado medical pot rules still in limboColorado is moving ahead with its medical marijuana regulations - but questions remain about how far the state plans to go to drive medical pot users to the new recreational market.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Proposal would allow concealed carry with no permit

Proposal would allow concealed carry with no permitThe Colorado Senate has approved a bill that would allow adults 21 and over to carry a concealed, unloaded gun without a permit.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

New poll shows Clinton and Paul are tops picks in CO

New poll shows Clinton and Paul are tops picks in CODemocrat Hillary Clinton is leading 43 percent to Republican Rand Paul's 41 percent in a new swing state poll in Colorado.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Travel

Obama to make Colorado's Browns Canyon a nat'l monument

Obama to make Colorado's Browns Canyon a nat'l monumentPresident Barack Obama plans to designate the Browns Canyon National Monument in Colorado on Thursday.
  • Travel
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

MCSO not on board with drone legislation

MCSO not on board with drone legislationA bill introduced into the Colorado state legislature would require law enforcement agencies to acquire a warrant before using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Bill to address juvenile shackling moves forward

Bill to address juvenile shackling moves forwardWhen a juvenile defendant in Colorado goes to court, he or she is shackled, regardless of their age or the charges against them. By contrast, both the American Bar Association and National Juvenile Defender Center believe that restraints should be used only when...
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Colorado officials react to immigration ruling

Colorado officials react to immigration rulingEnthusiasm and defiance marked the range of responses from Colorado politicians after a court ruling against the Obama administration's next steps on immigration.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Anonymous sex assault reports expanded under Colo. bill

Anonymous sex assault reports expanded under Colo. billSex assault victims would be able to unde
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Truth Tests

Truth Test: Net neutrality or internet tax?

Truth Test: Net neutrality or internet tax?Whether everything on the internet should run at the same speed is another way to describe the idea of net neutrality.
  • Truth Tests
  • 1 week, 3 days ago