Colorado’s Attorney General John Suthers promises to vigorously defend the state’s historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional.
The political fight over President Barack Obama’s immigration plan is playing out in Colorado, too, where Gov. John Hickenlooper called it “very controversial.”
Colorado is choosing a new attorney general for the first time in a decade with the retirement of John Suthers. The candidate to succeed him is his current deputy Republican Cynthia Coffman.
A new attack ad in the very tight race for governor in Colorado suggests incumbent Gov. John Hickenlooper’s policies may have led to the murder of the state’s corrections department chief.
The races for U.S. Senate and for governor have captured all of the attention this election season, but it’s important not to forget the other major statewide races that will make a major impact in Colorado.
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.