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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.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Local

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.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Politics

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.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Politics

Yoga school regulation exemption passes CO Legislature

Yoga school regulation exemption passes CO LegislatureColorado lawmakers have agreed to exempt yoga teaching programs from regulation.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Politics

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.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Politics

Ted Cruz to sign up for government health care

Ted Cruz to sign up for government health careTed Cruz, one of the loudest critics of Obamacare, will soon be using it for health insurance coverage.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Politics

Colorado may give up on changing edible pot

Colorado may give up on changing edible potColorado may throw a white flag on one of its toughest marijuana problems to emerge in the new market - making sure that edible pot products can't be confused with regular foods.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Politics

Colorado councilwoman criticized over KC apartments

Colorado councilwoman criticized over KC apartmentsColorado Springs councilwoman Helen Collins has come under fire for conditions at two KC apartment complexes she owns.
  • Politics
  • 4 days ago
Politics

Denver Health board ousters are easier under new law

Denver Health board ousters are easier under new lawDenver Health board members will be able to remove a problematic fellow board member under a bill signed into law late Friday.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Politics

Capitol hosts Colorado Aerospace Day

Capitol hosts Colorado Aerospace DayEmployees at Colorado aerospace companies gathered at the state capitol Monday to teach legislators and the public about what they do.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Politics

Denver to shutter noncommercial pot grows

Denver to shutter noncommercial pot growsMost people know that Colorado law allows you to get marijuana in a store or grow it at home, but fewer people know of the third option: use of a caregiver.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
Education

Should Colorado schools have Native American mascots?

Should Colorado schools have Native American mascots?A proposed bill in the Colorado legislature could decide whether public schools can use Native Americans as mascots.
  • Education
  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Colorado House votes to end unique ban on rain barrels

Colorado House votes to end unique ban on rain barrelsThe Colorado House has voted to end Colorado's only-in-the-nation ban on backyard rain barrels.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
Money

Andrew Romanoff to lead Mental Health America of Colorado

Andrew Romanoff to lead Mental Health America of ColoradoFormer state legislative leader Andrew Romanoff has been named the next president and CEO of Mental Health America of Colorado.
  • Money
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
Politics

Minimum wage debate begins at Colorado Legislature

Minimum wage debate begins at Colorado LegislatureA Democratic push to raise the minimum wage in Colorado notched an early success Monday at the Capitol.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
Politics

Colorado bill addresses campus sex assaults

Colorado bill addresses campus sex assaultsThe Colorado House has given preliminary approval to a bill that would require colleges and universities to designate a nearby medical facility for students who need sexual assault exams.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Politics

Immigrant driver's licenses deal goes to governor

Immigrant driver's licenses deal goes to governorA compromise to fund a Colorado program granting driver's licenses to immigrants regardless of their legal status is heading to the governor's desk.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 22 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
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Balance of Power

Balance of Power: Time to pass felony DUI?

Balance of Power: Time to pass felony DUI?Colorado lawmakers are working on a bill to create a felony charge for repeat DUI offenders and this time it's a high priority for the governor.
  • Balance of Power
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

Supporters plan to scale back felony DUI bill

Supporters plan to scale back felony DUI billA proposed felony charge for repeat DUI offenders would apply to fewer people under an amendment obtained by 9NEWS, which supporters plan to offer at the bill's next hearing on Wednesday.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
News

Colorado may end its unique ban on rain barrels

Colorado may end its unique ban on rain barrelsBackyard rain barrels are illegal in Colorado - but they're widely used, and state lawmakers are considering changing the law to allow them.
  • News
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Another ban on welfare at pot shops advances in Colorado

Another ban on welfare at pot shops advances in ColoradoA second ban on welfare cards being used at pot shops is moving in the Colorado Legislature.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Mandatory medical-leave bill passes 1st Colo. committee

Mandatory medical-leave bill passes 1st Colo. committeeColorado would become just the fifth state to create such a program if the bill were to pass.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Business

Liquor stores, brewers team up to fight grocery sales

Liquor stores, brewers team up to fight grocery salesThe battle over whether to allow Colorado supermarkets to sell wine and beer could end up being decided by voters themselves.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Condo builder liability measure advances in Senate

Condo builder liability measure advances in SenateA bill to make it harder to sue condominium builders has cleared its first hurdle in the Colorado Legislature.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Predictions in for Colorado tax refunds

Predictions in for Colorado tax refundsColorado taxpayers could be in for state tax refunds between $15 and $94 next year.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Colorado lawmakers debate homeowner liability

Colorado lawmakers debate homeowner liabilityColorado developers and home builders have been pushing for years to limit liability from unhappy homebuyers.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago