Saying further delays are pointless, gay lawmakers on Thursday called for Colorado’s same-sex marriage ban to be declared unconstitutional and for such a ruling to be effective immediately without further appeals.
The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday reaffirmed its decision that voters do not have to first vote “yes” or “no” on recall elections to have their votes for a successor validated, a ruling that could force the state to rewrite part of its constitution.
The Obama administration is facing criticism over its attempt to straddle the federal law that makes marijuana illegal and state laws that permit recreational use of the drug.
Sources tell CBS4 investigator Rick Sallinger that an announcement is expected in less than an hour from the Justice Department on the federal stance on legal marijuana.
A occupational therapist from Castle Rock has pleaded guilty to stealing from the state’s Medicaid program and will repay the state nearly $100,000.
Attorney General spokesman Mike Saccone told CBS4 investigator Rick Sallinger, who reported on the story in February, that the death certificate of Emad Hanna has been authenticated.