“There is not a parent in this state that doesn’t want to make sure we’re doing everything possible to make their kid safe,” Hickenlooper said.
DENVER (AP) – Colorado Democrats emerged from the 2014 elections battered and bruised, losing the state Senate for the first time in 10 years and having a slimmer margin of power in the House than […]
Colorado Republicans selected Colorado Springs Sen. Bill Cadman to be state Senate president as the party takes control of the chamber for the first time in a decade.
After two years of Democratic dominance, Colorado’s Legislature next year returns to divided control, with Democrats in charge of the House and Republicans ruling the Senate.
The very slim majorities that each party now hold in the Colorado State Legislature, thanks to the 2014 election, should bring a season of bipartisanship to Colorado, which is exactly what the doctor ordered.
Democrats ceded control of the Colorado state Senate to the GOP Saturday, setting up a divided Legislature after two years of Democratic control.
In Tuesday’s election, Republicans picked up at least two seats in the state House and could take control of the Senate, depending on how one lingering race turns out. That means Colorado would have a split legislature.
With final results of many Colorado legislative races up in the air Thursday, Republicans and Democrats were anxiously waiting to see which party would control the Senate and House.
Final results for many Colorado state legislative races are still unknown, and Republicans and Democrats continue to wait to see which party will control either chamber of the Legislature.
Democrats’ control of the Colorado Legislature remained in question Wednesday, with votes still being counted in several close races that could topple liberal majorities in the Senate and House.