Marijuana-related calls to poison control centers in Washington and Colorado have spiked since the states began allowing legal sales last year, with an especially troubling increase in calls concerning young children.
A measure to expand the crimes for which defendants must submit blood samples is among the first bills moving forward in the Colorado Legislature.
After two weeks of formalities, Colorado lawmakers will get down to work this week.
In Greeley, where oil and gas perhaps has the greatest impact in Colorado, industry supporters and concerned citizens again raised their hopes and fears during a community meeting on Thursday.
Gov. John Hickenlooper’s annual State of the State address Thursday is likely to highlight Colorado’s economic prosperity during the past four years, and focus on looming budgetary challenges because of constitutional spending limits.
Colorado lawmakers will take another look at banning speeding and red-light cameras, an idea that has had bipartisan support but that municipalities and law enforcement staunchly oppose.
Gov. John Hickenlooper took the oath of office Tuesday morning to begin his second term as Colorado’s governor.
An inaugural celebration highlights the first full week of work for the Colorado Legislature.
Colorado lawmakers returning to work Wednesday have spiffier digs. The opening of the 2015 session marked return to business after years of renovations.
Colorado lawmakers started work Wednesday under new management: Republicans took command in the state Senate for the first time in a decade, and Democrats retained control of the House but elected a new speaker.