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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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  • 1 day, 7 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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  • 1 day, 10 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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  • 1 day, 15 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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  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
Politics

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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  • 4 days, 10 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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  • 4 days, 12 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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  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Local

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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  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
Politics

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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  • 6 days, 1 hour 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, 3 hours ago
Politics

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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  • 6 days, 4 hours 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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  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Politics

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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  • 6 days, 9 hours 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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  • 6 days, 11 hours 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.
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  • 6 days, 11 hours 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.
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  • 6 days, 11 hours 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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  • 6 days, 12 hours 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 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.
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  • 1 week ago
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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.
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  • 1 week ago
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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.
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  • 1 week ago
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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.
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  • 1 week ago
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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.
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  • 1 week, 1 day 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.
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  • 1 week, 1 day 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.
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  • 1 week, 1 day 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.
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  • 1 week, 1 day 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.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago