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Some Lawmakers Reluctant To Change Colorado DUI Laws

Colorado has some of the most lenient laws against drunk drivers and some lawmakers are reluctant to change that.

05/05/2014

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Some Colorado Sheriffs Ending Immigrant Detainers

Some Colorado sheriffs will no longer honor requests from federal immigration authorities to continue to detain someone once they are eligible to be released on the charges for which they were initially arrested.

04/29/2014

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Bill Prohibiting Jail For Fines Heads To Hickenlooper

A proposal to stop jailing poor people for being unable to pay municipal court fines got approval from the Colorado Legislature Wednesday and it has been sent to the governor.

04/23/2014

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Lawmakers Trying To Restrict Solitary Confinement

A year after a Colorado inmate held in solitary confinement allegedly gunned down the state prisons chief upon being released, lawmakers are moving to restrict use of the punishment for the mentally ill.

04/22/2014

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Revenge Porn Penalties Considered In Colorado

Using intimate photos or videos of significant others to humiliate them would be a crime under a bill being considered by lawmakers in Colorado, which is joining a growing number of states tackling the issue referred to as revenge porn.

04/18/2014

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How A Wedding Cake Became A Cause

The encounter at Jack Phillips’ Masterpiece Cakeshop lasted less than a minute.

04/05/2014

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Grand Junction Rethinks Panhandling Law

City councilors have unanimously approved changes to their panhandling ordinance after a legal challenge.

04/03/2014

Lawsuit Filed Over Grand Junction Panhandling

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit challenging an anti-panhandling ordinance passed by the Grand Junction City Council.

03/20/2014

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Colorado Court To Hear School Voucher Appeal

The Colorado Supreme Court has agreed to review a Court of Appeals ruling that allowed one of Colorado’s first school voucher programs.

03/17/2014

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First Hearing On Bill Addressing Jail For Fines

Colorado lawmakers will debate a bill that tries to address concerns over poor people being jailed for failing to pay court fines.

02/25/2014

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