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Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

GOP Renews Death Penalty Attacks On Hickenlooper

Colorado Republicans are unleashing another round of criticism against Gov. John Hickenlooper and his stance against capital punishment, hoping to paint the Democrat as indecisive on the issue in the months leading up to November.

08/19/2014

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New Laws Will Make Home Improvements Cost More In Colorado

Home improvements will eventually cost more with two new Colorado laws.

08/05/2014

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Changing Pot Laws Prompt Child-Endangerment Review

While a pot plant in the basement may not bring criminal charges in many states, the same plant can become a piece of evidence in child custody or abuse cases.

06/15/2014

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Colorado Moves To Expand Experimental Drugs For Some

Frustrated by federal delays getting experimental medications to terminally ill patients, some states are forging so-called “Right To Try” legislation to allow access to the drugs without federal approval.

05/16/2014

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Edible Pot Review Continues In Colorado

Edible marijuana producers in Colorado are meeting again with state regulators and health officials to come up with stricter standards for marijuana-infused foods.

05/15/2014

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Economy Helps Boost Bipartisanship In Colorado

Lawmakers finished the 2014 Colorado legislative session lauding the same achievements: More money for schools and colleges, funding for an aerial firefighting fleet, and providing aid for victims of floods and wildfires.

05/08/2014

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Marijuana, Fires Dominate Final Legislative Day

Banking for marijuana businesses and property tax forgiveness for disaster victims headlined the final day of the Colorado Legislature on Wednesday, though the last hours were lacking the drama of many past sessions.

05/07/2014

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session (credit: CBS)

Colorado Lawmakers In Session’s Home Stretch

With the hours winding down, Colorado lawmakers had a number of big-ticket items to consider before the end of the session on Wednesday, including marijuana legislation and tax aid to homeowners devastated by floods and wildfires.

05/06/2014

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Marijuana Changes Advance In Colorado Legislature

Colorado lawmakers neared agreement Monday on a series of marijuana spending and regulation plans, all modest proposals compared with last year’s splashy set of pot bills to regulate the state’s new industry.

05/05/2014

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School Safety Hotline Funding Clears Colorado Legislature

A school safety hotline inspired by shootings at Columbine High School is closer to getting a state boost.

05/05/2014

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