Colorado's Budget Settled, But Debate Coming On Taxes, RefundsIt's late in Colorado's legislative session, and next year's budget is settled.
Colorado Lawmakers Return To Work To Find Cupboards BareIt's going to be a tougher fight than usual for Colorado's 100 state lawmakers who return to work Wednesday.
Partisan Spending Rift Divides Colorado Lawmakers, GovernorWith Colorado's legislative session due to start next week, the main agenda item for Gov. John Hickenlooper seems dead on arrival.
Lawmakers Consider Changes To Ballot Initiative ProcessColorado citizens would have a harder time adding laws to the state constitution with a pair of proposals legislators are considering this week.
House Passes $25 Billion Colorado Budget For Next YearThe Democrat-controlled House approved a $25 billion budget Thursday that includes funding increases for education, transportation, and money earmarked for surplus tax refunds - a sign of the state's continuing economic gains.
Lawmaker Apologizes To Michelle Wilkins For Comments, Still Punished At State CapitolA Colorado lawmaker issued an apology to a woman who had her unborn baby cut from her, but he still was punished at the state Capitol for making comments about the attack.
Colorado Lawmaker Pitching Hike In Minimum Wage To $12.50Colorado voters would have the choice to increase the state's minimum wage from $8.23 an hour to $12.50 with legislation introduced Thursday by a Democratic lawmaker.
At Session Midpoint, Colorado Lawmakers Have Plenty PendingWhat's been a sleepy legislative session is about to ramp up as Colorado lawmakers head into the final two months with significant debates pending.
Colorado House OKs Ban On Gay Conversion Therapy For MinorsColorado mental health professionals would be barred from practicing gay conversation therapy with minors under a bill given initial approval Friday by the state House.
Democrats Setting Up Fight Over Immigrant Driver's LicensesColorado Democrats added funding Tuesday for a program that lets immigrant drivers get a license regardless of their legal status.
Republicans Seek To Roll Back Colorado Energy MandatesColorado Republicans want to roll back the state's renewable energy mandates. And with greater numbers in the state Legislature this year, along with falling energy prices, they're feeling more confident about their chances.
Tax Refunds At Top Of List For Colorado LawmakersColorado lawmakers are preparing to debate tax refunds during what's expected to be a packed legislative session where resolving complicated issues will be more challenging with each major party controlling a chamber of the Statehouse.