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Urban-renewal reform returns to Legislature

Urban-renewal reform returns to LegislatureCounty-government leaders have brought back a bill to rein in the urban-renewal process that was vetoed last year.
  • Business
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Crime

Ohio court issues arrest warrant for Douglas Bruce

Ohio court issues arrest warrant for Douglas BruceCleveland's Housing Court has issued an arrest warrant for former Colorado state representative Douglas Bruce, accusing him of building and health code violations on property he owns.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Politics

Despite nebulous legal status, pot growers hire lobbyists

Despite nebulous legal status, pot growers hire lobbyistsCalifornia's marijuana farmers have existed in a legal gray area in the 18 years since the state became the first to allow residents to use the drug for medical purposes.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
Politics

Colorado snow tire requirement deflates in Senate

Colorado snow tire requirement deflates in SenateColorado drivers won't be required to get snow tires to drive on Interstate 70 next winter, after all.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
Politics

Expanding ban on racial profiling by police clears House

Expanding ban on racial profiling by police clears HouseA measure to further prohibit racial profiling by law enforcement has cleared the Colorado House.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Politics

Democrats reject changes to gun laws

Democrats reject changes to gun lawsDemocrats rejected Republican efforts to repeal new background-check requirements and limits on size of magazines.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Politics

Colorado equity-crowdfunding bill signed into law

Colorado equity-crowdfunding bill signed into lawA measure that allows non-accredited investors in Colorado to purchase stock in local companies has been signed into law.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Politics

Colorado NFIB hails ruling on slip-and-fall case

Colorado NFIB hails ruling on slip-and-fall caseA slip-and-fall case that made it to the Colorado Supreme Court ended Tuesday with a ruling in favor of the small business involved.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Business

Construction-defects bill gets final CO Senate approval

Construction-defects bill gets final CO Senate approvalA landmark construction-defects reform bill passed the Colorado Senate by a 24-11 vote Tuesday, with six Democrats joining all 18 Republicans in the chamber in backing the measure.
  • Business
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Business

State may help pay for $856M stock show redevelopment

State may help pay for $856M stock show redevelopmentSupporters of a bipartisan bill that would allow the state to help pay for the NWSS complex project say it will help agriculture.
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  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Education

Rocked by school violence, Colo. mulls school liability

Rocked by school violence, Colo. mulls school liabilityA bill to make Colorado schools liable for shootings faces its first test Monday in the state Legislature.
  • Education
  • 4 days ago
Politics

Hearing on VA whistleblower retaliation complaints

Hearing on VA whistleblower retaliation complaintsThe House VA oversight subcommittee is holding a hearing Monday afternoon about continued whistleblower retaliation within the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

House committee to hear gun bills

House committee to hear gun billsHouse Republicans brought six gun bills to the House State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee Monday.
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  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Politics

Republicans push for major changes to Colorado gun laws

Republicans push for major changes to Colorado gun lawsRepublicans get their last chance of the year Monday to change Colorado's firearm laws.
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  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Hillary Clinton: 'I'm running for president'

Hillary Clinton: 'I'm running for president'Not a word about her record. Not a single policy prescription. Instead, the video that Hillary Clinton posted Sunday afternoon to launch her second bid for the White House has one simple message: It's not about me; it's about you.
  • Politics
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

Balance of Power: Too much testing?

Balance of Power: Too much testing?Has testing in public schools gone too far? It's a growing concern from people who deal with Colorado's school system.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 12 hours ago
Local

Should Denver install public restrooms downtown?

Should Denver install public restrooms downtown?The Denver City Council is currently weighing the positives and negatives of installing public toilets downtown. A listening session was held Saturday with Denver city council members and representatives with Denver's health and safety departments.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
News

Colorado House advances 2 law enforcement oversight bills

Colorado House advances 2 law enforcement oversight billsOne measure would allow chokeholds only in self-defense.
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  • 1 week ago
News

Colo. expanded snow tire requirement wins Senate approval

Colo. expanded snow tire requirement wins Senate approvalThe bill originally set the requirement for Interstate 70
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  • 1 week ago
Local

Colorado Water

Colorado WaterOur state is now beginning to grapple with how to keep the tap flowing, both now and in the future.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Colorado lawmakers debate testing proposals

Colorado lawmakers debate testing proposalsState legislators are debating a proposal for Colorado to retreat from the Common Core educational standards, one of a slew of education reforms bills being considered Thursday.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

State considers pot use by people on probation

State considers pot use by people on probationColorado has allowed medical marijuana use for 15 years - but not for people on probation or parole.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Proposed employer mandates worry CO business groups

Proposed employer mandates worry CO business groupsSome Colorado business leaders are concerned about a slew of late-session bills in the Legislature.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

House votes to move some funds to film-incentive program

House votes to move some funds to film-incentive programHouse members on Wednesday re-inserted some of the film-incentive funding that had been taken out of the state budget.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Board chair has 'doubts' about health exchange future

Board chair has 'doubts' about health exchange futureThe chair of the board of Connect for Health Colorado, the state health insurance exchange, expressed doubts about the organization's ability to become financially viable in a meeting with state lawmakers Wednesday.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Jeb Bush praises fracking, Keystone XL at Denver gathering

Jeb Bush praises fracking, Keystone XL at Denver gatheringJeb Bush expressed support for fracking and the Keystone XL pipeline during a visit to Colorado Tuesday .
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago