Bill Would Decouple Colorado's Judiciary, Legislative PayWhen it passed its version of a fiscal year 2017-18 budget last month, the Senate stripped $2.2 million that would have given judicial employees a 3.1 percent pay hike.
Bill Would Require Law Enforcement Officers To Be U.S. CitizensThe state Senate has passed a bill requiring all law enforcement officers in Colorado be U.S. citizens.
Colorado Police Defeat Forfeiture Oversight ProposalA Colorado proposal to expand oversight of police who take a citizen's property has been defeated after intense resistance from law enforcement.
Bill Setting Up Domestic Violence Review Board Has Good ChanceSome state lawmakers think there are missed opportunities to save victims of domestic violence in Colorado and they want to change that.
Colorado Exchange Says It Will Be Self-SustainingColorado's state-run insurance exchange says it's on track to be self-sustaining by next year, telling lawmakers that enrollment is perking up and that taxes on premiums should be lower than in states using the federal exchange.
CBS4 Parolee Investigation Prompts Legislative HearingsA series of CBS4 ”Justice Failed” investigations into gaps in Colorado’s intensive supervision program for parolees has prompted the Colorado House Judiciary Committee to schedule oversight hearings into the program.
3 Bills Aimed At Protecting Victims Of Violent Crime Signed Into LawGov. John Hickenlooper signed into law three bills aimed at protecting victims of violent crime.
Haggling Continues Over Marijuana Testing, MagazinesTime running is out for the new marijuana rules. Colorado senators scrambled Friday to advance a sweeping series of regulations and taxes on the newly legal drug.
Emergency Cellphone Access For Police ConsideredCellphones may be subject to warrantless review by law enforcement in times of emergency under a bill up for review in Colorado Tuesday.
Colorado Death Penalty Repeal Won't Move ForwardA Democrat proposal to repeal the death penalty in Colorado failed amid uncertainty about whether Gov. John Hickenlooper would support the bill.
Lawmakers Look At Crimes Against Pregnant WomenCrimes against pregnant women would be punished with a new statute that got initial approval from Colorado lawmakers Tuesday.
Colorado House Democrats Advance Gun Control BillsColorado Democrats gave initial approval to expanding background checks on firearm purchases Tuesday, as well as setting new ammunition limits, starting an intense debate over stricter gun laws that drew hundreds to the state Capitol.