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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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  • 1 day, 8 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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  • 1 day, 12 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.
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  • 1 day, 12 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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  • 2 days, 6 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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Things To Know at the Colorado statehouse

Things To Know at the Colorado statehouseHere's what will be keeping Colorado lawmakers busy this week
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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)...
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  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Local

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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  • 3 days, 6 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.
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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.
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  • 4 days, 14 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.
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  • 5 days, 6 hours 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.
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  • 5 days, 7 hours ago
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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.
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  • 5 days, 8 hours ago
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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.
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  • 5 days, 12 hours 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.
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  • 5 days, 12 hours 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.
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  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Traffic

Ban on photo traffic tickets clears first vote

Ban on photo traffic tickets clears first voteColorado lawmakers will debate a bill that bans the use of camera ticketing systems to enforce traffic laws in the state.
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  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
Money

Oil and gas task force advances 9 recommendations

Oil and gas task force advances 9 recommendationsColorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will get nine recommendations from his oil and gas task force -- recommendations that some on Tuesday hailed as giving local governments more say in how energy companies work in their communities, while others — including co-chair Gwen...
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  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Money

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.
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  • 6 days, 14 hours 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.
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  • 1 week 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.
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  • 1 week 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.
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  • 1 week 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.
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  • 1 week 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.
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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.
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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.
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  • 1 week 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.
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  • 1 week ago