Colorado Constitution

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Colorado Lawmaker Feels It Should Be Harder To Change The Constitution

The November ballot could be very crowded with more than 90 initiatives being submitted so far and many of them involve changes to the state constitution.

04/11/2014

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History or a Pre-Cursor to History?

May 1 is an historic day in Colorado but it will likely go down in history as the predecessor to an even greater moment in civil rights history.

04/30/2013

The Colorado Supreme Court hears arguments on state education funding. (credit: CBS)

Colorado’s Highest Court Hears School Funding Lawsuit

A landmark case on the education system in Colorado is being heard by the state supreme court. It involves a lawsuit in which a lower court found the system is severely underfunded.

03/07/2013

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Colorado ‘TBD’ Initiative Calls For Tax Policy Changes

A task force created by Gov. John Hickenlooper has concluded that Colorado needs an overhaul of its constitutional and tax policies.

11/14/2012

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Weighing in on Constitutional Rights

Even though some Colorado lawmakers don’t agree, Colorado voters should have every right to “weigh in” on constitutional rights, since we seem to not have a problem creating them or taking them away.

04/06/2012

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Legislative Privilege: Not So Popular

Police in Denver initially said they thought that as a lawmaker Rep. Laura Bradford was entitled to a certain level of immunity. Why is there legislative privilege? Watch Alan Gionet’s Good Question report.

02/23/2012

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Proposals Could Mean Big Change For Colorado Water

An opponent of hydraulic fracturing south of Denver is leading an effort to have voters decide on two proposals that critics say would change the way Colorado has handled water rights since 1876.

02/04/2012

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Civil Liberties Groups Sue Over Voucher Plan

Three civil liberties organizations have filed a lawsuit challenging a school voucher plan adopted by the Douglas County School District.

06/21/2011

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Effort To Tighten Colorado Constitution In Peril

Colorado lawmakers from both parties seemed unusually united earlier this year on a plan to rein in the state’s free-wheeling constitutional amendment process.

05/10/2011

Lawmakers Debate Civil Unions In State Senate

A same-sex civil unions bill expected before the Colorado Senate has both sides ready for a long debate.

03/23/2011

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