Former Parker Mayor Says He Will Run For SenateGreg Lopez, a Republican and former director of the Colorado office of the Small Business Administration, is running for U.S. Senate in a longshot bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet.
New Law Will Making Schools Liable For Violence Named For Claire DavisLegislation to allow lawsuits against Colorado schools when there are shootings or other violence has been signed into law Wednesday by Gov. John Hickenlooper.
Rep. Mike Coffman Declines US Senate Run Against Michael BennetRepublican Rep. Mike Coffman is not going to challenge incumbent Sen. Michael Bennet in next year's election.
With Budget Surpluses, Colorado Lawmakers Debate RefundsColorado has reached the era of budget surpluses after years of deficits. But state constitutional spending restrictions mean those surpluses set up an ideological battle between Democrats and Republicans.
Bills Seek More Oversight On Colorado Law EnforcementColorado legislators passed a half-dozen bills this session increasing oversight on law enforcement, including encouraging the use of officer-worn body cameras, revamping training and strengthening the public's right to record police activity.
Lawmakers May Halt Gaylord Hotel Project ConstructionLawmakers may stop a major construction hotel project in Aurora from being built. A bill advancing through the state Capitol would change the plan for the Gaylord Rockies Hotel and Conference Center.
Fetal Homicide Bill Approved By Senate, But Prospects DimColorado's Republican Senate approved a bill Monday creating a new crime of fetal homicide, a measure proposed in response to an attack on a pregnant woman last month in Longmont.
After Attack, Colorado Lawmakers Advance Fetal Homicide BillA woman accused of cutting into the belly of an expectant mother to claim the unborn child can't be charged under Colorado law with murder. But Republicans in the state Senate advanced a bill Wednesday aimed at changing that situation.
After Fetus Cut From Womb, Lawmakers Discuss Fetal Homicide BillA woman accused of cutting into the belly of an expectant mother to claim the unborn child can't be charged under Colorado law with murder, but legislators in the state Senate will take up a bill Wednesday aimed at changing that.
School Violence Lawsuits Approved After Emotional DebateA novel effort to reduce school violence by making public schools legally liable for keeping kids safe has been approved by the Colorado Senate.
Hit By School Violence, Colorado Mulls Districts' LiabilityA novel approach to make public schools liable for campus violence under a measure is advancing in Colorado, even as lawmakers from both parties wonder whether liability will prevent the next mass shooting.
Claire Davis' Parents Emotional In Support In School Liability BillRocked by deadly school violence, Colorado lawmakers from both parties signed off Monday on a bill to make public school districts liable for shootings and violence.