'Ban The Box' Bill Would Take Criminal History Question Off Job ApplicationsIt's called "ban the box" -- a bill that would ban employers from including a box asking about criminal history on initial job applications passed a House committee at the state Capitol on Tuesday.
Efforts Continue To Bring Firefighting Air Fleet To ColoradoSupporters of a plan to bring Colorado its own fleet of firefighting air tankers are continuing efforts to make that plan a reality.
Legal Aid For Juveniles A Concern For Colorado LawmakersAt least half of the indigent juvenile offenders in Colorado don't get legal representation, experts told state lawmakers who began studying the issue Tuesday for possible legislation next year.
State Tanker Fleet? Wildfires Continue DebateColorado lawmakers passed several bills this year to prepare for future fire seasons.
Lawmaker Says Fort Lyon For The Homeless Right Idea, Wrong LocationColorado lawmakers are considering a $4 million bill to help the homeless. It calls for turning the Fort Lyon Correctional Facility into a residential treatment center.
Hickenlooper Signs Next Year's Budget For ColoradoGov. John Hickenlooper signed next year's budget for Colorado on Monday, a spending plan that includes more funding for public schools, pay raises for state workers, and money to expand mental health services.
More DNA Sampling Passes Colorado House, Heads To SenateAn expansion of DNA collection for some misdemeanor convictions has passed the Colorado House.
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.
Fetal Homicide Bill Gets Initial ApprovalThere was initial approval in the Colorado House on Friday for a bill that would make the death of an unborn child after a crime a homicide.
Lawmakers Push Wildfire Victim Compensation Bill ForwardA deadly wildfire caused by the state last year has prompted a bill that would provide more compensation in cases of government negligence.
Colorado Campus Gun Bans Divisive, Hard To EnforceA Colorado Senate committee will consider a gun control bill this week that would ban concealed carry on public college campuses, reversing a state Supreme Court ruling last year.
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.