Chris Holbert

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Parents At Charter School Believe Kids Are Being Punished For Opting Out Of Tests

Parents of students at a school in Douglas County are upset because they believe their children are being punished for their decision to opt their children out of state testing.

04/15/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Start Work On Student Testing Changes

Colorado lawmakers started work Monday on one of the thorniest problems of the annual lawmaking session – changes to the slate of standardized tests required in public schools.

04/06/2015

Sen. John Cooke at Monday's hearing (credit: CBS)

Crowds Dwindle, But GOP Stays Course On Ammo Magazine Limits

Colorado Republicans advanced one of their last efforts to repeal recent gun control laws Monday, approving a bill to undo a 15-round limit on ammunition magazines even though it faces certain death in the Democrat-controlled House.

03/09/2015

Sonny Avants now takes classes online (credit: CBS)

Bill Aiming To Decriminalize Truancy Get Bipartisan Support

A state lawmaker says it’s time Colorado stopped jailing children for skipping school.

01/21/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Shy Away From Pot Bank

A Colorado plan to set up the world’s first financial system for marijuana survived less than 24 hours before state lawmakers changed course Thursday night and shelved the idea.

05/01/2014

Some state lawmakers avoid traffic tickets (credit: CBS)

Special Lawmaker Plates Stay, But Changes Sought

Colorado lawmakers are keeping their special license plates after all. But legislators are working on a fix to ensure they get traffic tickets – the issue that brought the matter up in the first place.

02/26/2014

An ammunition magazine from Magpul (credit: CBS)

Repeal Of Colorado Ammo Magazine Limits Up For Vote

A bill to repeal last year’s restrictions on the size of ammunition magazines in Colorado is up for a vote.

02/10/2014

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Colorado GOP Attempts Repeal Of Ammo Magazine Limits

Gun-rights advocates who want to see a repeal of Colorado’s limits on the size of ammunition magazines realize their chances are slim when they go before Democrat-controlled committees next week.

02/08/2014

Some state lawmakers avoid traffic tickets (credit: CBS)

Bill Dealing With State Legislator Plates Advances

A bill to make sure state lawmakers receive the same kinds of citations as other motorists was amended Thursday and advanced out of the House Committee on Transportation and Energy by an 8-3 vote.

02/06/2014

Some state lawmakers avoid traffic tickets (credit: CBS)

State Rep. Moves To Abolish Special Plates For Legislators

Frustrated by the special treatment afforded state lawmakers due to their unique license plates, Rep. Chris Holbert, R-Parker, is introducing a bill to abolish the plates altogether, a move sparked by a CBS4 investigation.

01/13/2014

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