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Maternal pot shop warnings rejected in Colorado

Maternal pot shop warnings rejected in ColoradoA Colorado proposal to require marijuana shops to post warnings for pregnant and nursing women has been rejected by Republicans who considered the requirement unfair.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Politics

Colo. lawmakers start work on marijuana refund proposal

Colo. lawmakers start work on marijuana refund proposalThe final numbers are in, and Colorado owes its residents some $58 million in pot tax refunds.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Politics

House approves study of Colorado snow tire requirements

House approves study of Colorado snow tire requirementsColorado lawmakers passed legislation to study whether to require snow tires or chains to drive on a mountainous stretch of Interstate 70 during spring and winter months.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Politics

Bill protecting citizen recordings of police passes

Bill protecting citizen recordings of police passesThe House has approved legislation to have law enforcement face civil penalties if an officer destroys or seizes someone's recordings of a public incident.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Politics

GOP-sponsored fetal homicide bill gets first hearing

GOP-sponsored fetal homicide bill gets first hearingRepublican legislation to make the killing of a fetus a homicide in certain cases is getting its first hearing in the senate.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

State lawmakers advance school shooting liability bill

State lawmakers advance school shooting liability billColorado lawmakers have advanced a plan intended to reduce school shootings by making public schools legally liable for student safety.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

'Offenses Against Unborn Children' bill to be heard

'Offenses Against Unborn Children' bill to be heardThe Colorado senate judiciary committee will debate a bill Wednesday that will allow for murder charges in the unlawful death of an unborn child.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Traffic

Hickenlooper puts up roadblock to highway-funding bill

Hickenlooper puts up roadblock to highway-funding billThat would give the state a good base of money to work with while it discusses whether or not it should seek a tax hike.
  • Traffic
  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Local

HUD to spend $616K on rental help for Colorado veterans

HUD to spend $616K on rental help for Colorado veteransThe U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development says it will spend nearly $616,000 in rental assistance to help homeless veterans in Colorado find homes.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
Politics

Lawmakers consider changes to ballot initiative process

Lawmakers consider changes to ballot initiative processColorado residents would have a harder time adding laws to the state constitution with a pair of proposals legislators are considering this week.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
Politics

Colorado advances penalties for homemade hash oil

Colorado advances penalties for homemade hash oilColorado lawmakers advanced a measure that would make it a felony to use explosive gases to make hash oil at home.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Politics

Colorado joins GOP's federal lands effort

Colorado joins GOP's federal lands effortColorado Republicans are joining GOP colleagues in other Western states trying to exert more control over federal lands.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Politics

Things To Know at the Colorado statehouse

Things To Know at the Colorado statehouseThe end is in sight for the 2015 state Legislature.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Balance of Power

Balance of Power: Crimes against the unborn

Balance of Power: Crimes against the unbornAn unimaginable attack in Longmont quickly sparked political debate in Colorado.
  • Balance of Power
  • 1 week ago
Local

Behind the scenes at VA's $1.73B Colo. hospital project

Behind the scenes at VA's $1.73B Colo. hospital projectThe troubled VA hospital may cost significantly more than previously thought.
  • Local
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Allowing medical pot use on probation gets initial OK

Allowing medical pot use on probation gets initial OKHouse lawmakers gave preliminary approval to allowing medical marijuana use by people on probation or parole in Colorado.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Denver defends camping ban against legislative attack

Denver defends camping ban against legislative attackA Denver official defended the city's urban camping ban Wednesday.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Local

Minimum wage hike effort ends in Colorado Legislature

Minimum wage hike effort ends in Colorado LegislatureA Democratic effort to allow cities to raise the minimum wage in Colorado has failed in the state Legislature.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

House passes felony DUI bill

House passes felony DUI billThe state House gave overwhelming approval Wednesday to a bill that would call for tougher punishments for repeat DUI offenders.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Local

VA hospital cost overuns frustrates members of Congress

VA hospital cost overuns frustrates members of CongressMembers of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee received another dose of bad news Wednesday at a hearing to discuss the long-delayed, hugely over-budget Denver VA medical center project.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Lawmakers: VA fired whistleblower, not executives

Lawmakers: VA fired whistleblower, not executivesMembers of Congress are criticizing the VA for firing a whistleblower who warned of cost overruns at the Denver veterans hospital but taking no action against higher-ranking executives.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Colorado weighs 'Homeless Persons' Bill of Rights'

Colorado weighs 'Homeless Persons' Bill of Rights'Homeless people in Colorado would have a right to seek civil remedies if they're harassed by authorities while resting in public with a bill getting its first hearing at the state Legislature.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Citing Longmont case, GOP revives fetal homicide bill

Citing Longmont case, GOP revives fetal homicide billA long-anticipated Colorado bill inspired by the case of a woman accused of cutting open the belly of a pregnant woman and removing her unborn baby girl has been introduced in the state Senate.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Colorado Senate OKs crackdown on unregulated pot growers

Colorado Senate OKs crackdown on unregulated pot growersAfter years of trying and failing to make it harder to grow large amounts of pot without paying taxes, the Colorado Senate has given unanimous preliminary approval to a crackdown on unregulated marijuana growers.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Bill adds DNA collection for more offenses

Bill adds DNA collection for more offensesA DNA-collection bill intended to improve public safety is expected to receive its first approval Tuesday.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Business

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
  • 1 week, 4 days 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
  • 1 week, 4 days ago