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Colorado trying to add maternal warnings at pot shops

Colorado trying to add maternal warnings at pot shopsA second attempt by Colorado lawmakers to require pot shops to post warnings for pregnant customers is moving ahead in the state Legislature.
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  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
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Partial victory for Colorado Democrats on minimum wage

Partial victory for Colorado Democrats on minimum wageA Democratic effort to raise the minimum wage in Colorado notched a partial victory Tuesday when the House voted to allow cities to raise the wage if they wish.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
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More police oversight bills in state legislature Tuesday

More police oversight bills in state legislature TuesdayThe Colorado Senate has given unanimous approval to the first in a series of measures to increase oversight on law enforcement in reaction to state and national cases of suspected police misdeeds.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
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Colo. marijuana welfare measure heads to governor's desk

Colo. marijuana welfare measure heads to governor's deskSome Democrats opposed the bill, saying it's not clear that the misuse of the cards is widespread.
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
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Colo. trying again to add maternal warnings at pot shops

Colo. trying again to add maternal warnings at pot shopsA proposal to require Colorado's pot shops to post warnings for pregnant customers is getting a second look in the state Legislature.
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
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Police cameras, officer training under review

Police cameras, officer training under reviewAnother batch of law enforcement oversight bills are up for debate at the Colorado Legislature.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
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Klingenschmitt removed from committee

Klingenschmitt removed from committeeHe'll be pulled from the house health, insurance, and environment committee, but remain a member of the house local government committee.
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
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The coming debate on fetal homicide, explained

The coming debate on fetal homicide, explainedAfter the tragic killing of an unborn baby in an attack in Longmont, Republican state lawmakers in Colorado promise to advance a fetal homicide bill in the state senate.
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
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Lawmaker: Unfair reporting on 'curse of God' comment

Lawmaker: Unfair reporting on 'curse of God' comment"I said some things that were insensitive and offensive to many of you," Klingenschmitt said. "And for that I apologize."
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  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
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New pot pregnancy bill in Colorado legislature Tuesday

New pot pregnancy bill in Colorado legislature TuesdayAfter asking for his own bill warning pregnant women about the dangers of using marijuana to be defeated in committee in February, Rep. Jack Tate (R-Centennial) returns with a very similar bill to be heard in committee Tuesday afternoon.
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  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
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Colorado votes to expand crowdfunding

Colorado votes to expand crowdfundingThe bill now awaits the signature of Gov. John Hickenlooper.
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
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Colorado lawmakers start debating annual state budget

Colorado lawmakers start debating annual state budgetColorado budget writers have spent months assembling the state's spending plan for next year
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  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
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Victim's family refuses Klingenschmitt's money

Victim's family refuses Klingenschmitt's moneyThe family of the pregnant Longmont woman who was brutally attacked is rejecting a donation from Colorado state Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt
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  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
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Klingenschmitt scolded on house floor

Klingenschmitt scolded on house floorWith a group of female Republican house members behind here, assistant minority leader Rep. Polly Lawrence expressed their displeasure with Klingenschmitt
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  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
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Bills would boost VA spending cap, freeze bonuses

Bills would boost VA spending cap, freeze bonusesSen. Cory Gardner and Rep.Mike Coffman have introduced bills that would raise the spending cap on the Denver VA Medical Center project.
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  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
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Lawmaker: Baby cut from womb was God's punishment

Lawmaker: Baby cut from womb was God's punishmentRep. Gordon Klingenschmitt (R-Colorado Springs) is coming under fire after saying a Longmont crime was a "curse of God."
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  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
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Panel OKs expanded snow tire requirement

Panel OKs expanded snow tire requirementA bill to require all motorists in Colorado to use snow tires or chains during snowy months on Colorado's major mountain highway has passed its toughest test in the state Legislature.
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  • 6 days, 11 hours ago
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Felony DUI bill moves forward in Colorado legislature

Felony DUI bill moves forward in Colorado legislatureThe Colorado state house finance committee gave unanimous approval Wednesday to a bill creating a felony charge for repeat DUI offenders.
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  • 1 week ago
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Colorado Water

Colorado WaterOur state is now beginning to grapple with how to keep the tap flowing, both now and in the future.
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  • 1 week ago
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VA construction head steps down

VA construction head steps downAfter calls for his firing from members of Congress, one of the top executives in charge of construction of new buildings for the US Department of Veterans Affairs is stepping down amid widespread criticism of Colorado's new hospital project, which is massively...
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  • 1 week ago
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Colorado lawmakers advance police oversight bills

Colorado lawmakers advance police oversight billsColorado legislators gave initial approval to three proposals aimed at increasing oversight on law enforcement after high-profile cases alleging excessive force in the state and nationwide.
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  • 1 week ago
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Minimum wage up for debate in Colorado

Minimum wage up for debate in ColoradoTwo bills that could raise minimum wage in Colorado face an uphill battle after passing out of committee Monday.
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  • 1 week ago
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3 more business bills pass Senate only to face death in House

3 more business bills pass Senate only to face death in HouseThree business-backed bills on regulatory reform, fiscal-impact statements and anti-discrimination lawsuits passed the Republican-majority Colorado Senate in the past week, two of them with at least a sliver of bipartisan support.
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  • 1 week ago
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Lyons rejects using park for housing for flood victims

Lyons rejects using park for housing for flood victimsVoters in Lyons have rejected a proposal to build affordable housing for flood victims on a section of a downtown park.
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  • 1 week ago
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CO Senate approves repeal of new gun background checks

CO Senate approves repeal of new gun background checksRepublicans voted to undo new Colorado background checks for firearm sales conducted online and between private sellers, but repeal is expected to hit a wall in the House.
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  • 1 week ago
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Yoga school regulation exemption passes CO Legislature

Yoga school regulation exemption passes CO LegislatureColorado lawmakers have agreed to exempt yoga teaching programs from regulation.
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  • 1 week ago
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Colorado close to legalizing distillery pubs

Colorado close to legalizing distillery pubsUnder the proposed law, a distillery pub would have to make 15 percent of its money on-site from selling food.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago