A $500 million package to start refilling Colorado school budgets decimated during the last recession cleared a major hurdle Wednesday in the state Legislature.
The sale of lottery tickets online would be outlawed under a bill approved by the Colorado House.
The Colorado House gave initial approval to prohibiting the sale of lottery tickets online.
Colorado’s economy is one of the nation’s strongest, but lawmakers from both parties have plans to improve it during the legislative term that begins this week.
Colorado Democrats are coming off a year of monumental legislation and huge controversy.
The Republican leader in the Colorado House says his party will try to overturn or change the gun restrictions Democrats passed earlier this year.
Destruction from September’s Colorado floods is prompting proposals that state lawmakers say are aimed at removing bureaucratic obstacles to expedite rebuilding efforts.
Colorado health officials say the West Nile virus has now infected at least three residents this season, including two in Larimer County.
Former state Rep. Ken Summers is being treated for encephalitis and remains in critical condition at a hospital in Loveland.
Colorado House Republicans selected Loveland Rep. Brian DelGrosso as their new leader after Colorado Springs Rep. Mark Waller stepped down from his leadership post to run for state attorney general.