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Trooper Bellamann Hee (credit: Colorado State Patrol)

Trooper Injured During High-Speed Chase Honored On First Responder Day

A Colorado state trooper injured during a wild high-speed chase was honored during First Responder Day on Monday.

04/29/2014

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Bill Prohibiting Jail For Fines Heads To Hickenlooper

A proposal to stop jailing poor people for being unable to pay municipal court fines got approval from the Colorado Legislature Wednesday and it has been sent to the governor.

04/23/2014

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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

The Colorado Legislature during the governor's State of the State address (credit: CBS)

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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