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Youth Tanning Bed Limits Rejected In Colorado

A proposal to ban children from artificial tanning beds has been rejected in the Colorado Legislature.

04/16/2014

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Pot Revenue Estimates Should Start to Turn National Heads

When Governor John Hickenlooper announced this week that the state expects to receive more than $100 million more dollars in tax revenue from recreational pot, he turned many heads in Colorado and likely many more across the nation.

02/20/2014

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Tanning Beds Once Again Under Fire In Colorado

There’s a new push to prevent teens from using tanning beds in Colorado. This time, however, one lawmaker wants to make it a lot tougher.

02/06/2014

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Colorado Democrats Want To Tackle State’s Child Care Problems

Child care for families trying to make ends meet can be tough. Now there’s a new push to help families pay that big bill.

01/24/2014

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Gay Marriage In Utah But Not Colorado?

Polls find a majority nationwide favoring gay marriage, and a series of new laws has led to 17 states permitting it. But in Colorado this year, the discussion revolves around a proposal to allow couples in civil unions to file state taxes jointly,

01/21/2014

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Vote On Colorado Media Shield Law Delayed

A bill to increase legal protections for reporters and their sources in Colorado is up for an initial vote.

01/15/2014

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Pay Raises For Colorado State Workers Gets Initial OK

Colorado budget-writing lawmakers gave initial approval to a 3 percent salary increase for state workers amid Republican opposition.

01/13/2014

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Lawmakers React To Governor’s State Of The State Address

Every year Colorado’s legislative session starts with promises of bipartisanship and a commitment to work towards common goals for all of Colorado. But often it’s the day the state really starts to see how the parties are divided.

01/09/2014

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Parties Detail Priorities As Colorado Legislative Session Begins

Colorado Democrats begin the 2014 legislative session with a tenuous grasp on the state Senate after two recalls over gun restrictions, but they still control both chambers and the direction of the lawmaking term that opens Wednesday.

01/08/2014

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Surging Colorado Economy Inspires Lawmakers’ Plans

Colorado’s economy is one of the nation’s strongest, but lawmakers from both parties have plans to improve it during the legislative term that begins this week.

01/06/2014

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