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Efforts Continue To Bring Firefighting Air Fleet To Colorado

Supporters of a plan to bring Colorado its own fleet of firefighting air tankers are continuing efforts to make that plan a reality.

09/06/2013

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Legal Aid For Juveniles A Concern For Colorado Lawmakers

At 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.

07/30/2013

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State Tanker Fleet? Wildfires Continue Debate

Colorado lawmakers passed several bills this year to prepare for future fire seasons.

06/12/2013

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Lawmaker Says Fort Lyon For The Homeless Right Idea, Wrong Location

Colorado 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.

05/01/2013

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Hickenlooper Signs Next Year’s Budget For Colorado

Gov. 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.

04/29/2013

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More DNA Sampling Passes Colorado House, Heads To Senate

An expansion of DNA collection for some misdemeanor convictions has passed the Colorado House.

04/23/2013

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Colorado Death Penalty Repeal Won’t Move Forward

A Democrat proposal to repeal the death penalty in Colorado failed amid uncertainty about whether Gov. John Hickenlooper would support the bill.

03/26/2013

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Fetal Homicide Bill Gets Initial Approval

There 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.

03/16/2013

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Lawmakers Push Wildfire Victim Compensation Bill Forward

A deadly wildfire caused by the state last year has prompted a bill that would provide more compensation in cases of government negligence.

03/14/2013

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Colorado Campus Gun Bans Divisive, Hard To Enforce

A 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.

03/03/2013

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