Democrats stopped another Republican bill that tried to repeal limits on the size of ammunition magazines.
Expanded background checks for firearm sales in Colorado were passed by Democrats last year at great political cost. Now Republicans are offering up a bill to repeal the law, reigniting the debate over gun control during an election year.
Democrats on Monday rejected proposals from Colorado Republicans that would make mail ballots optional and allow anyone to challenge votes cast by mail.
Colorado Republicans are taking aim at a new requirement that every registered voter get a ballot by mail.
When federal emergency unemployment benefits expired last month, the effects ran deep in a Colorado county marked by two exit ramps off Interstate 25 – one leading to the conservative religious group Focus on the Family, the other to the Fort Carson Army post.
Republicans are accusing Colorado U.S. Sen. Mark Udall of trying to put pressure on state health officials to change the number of people who had their health insurance policies cancelled because of the national health care overhaul.
Colorado Democrats are coming off a year of monumental legislation and huge controversy.
Colorado GOP leaders have confirmed to CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd that they are bidding for Denver to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.
In a bitter fight, Colorado Democrats recently muscled through the Statehouse a massive elections reform bill that allows voters to register up until Election Day and still cast their ballots.
Early voting only got under way on Monday and already a complaint has been filed.