Colorado Legislature

Lawmakers’ Letter to Hick: An Odd Strategy to Address Human ServicesCuriously, 86 Colorado lawmakers thought a letter sent to Gov. John Hickenlooper, one week after the session, was the best way to address problems within the Department of Human Services.
Colorado Lawmakers Conclude Work With Testing CompromiseColorado lawmakers concluded the 2015 legislative session Wednesday by passing a major education overhaul that reduces student testing statewide, one of several substantial bills they finished hours before they adjourned.
State Measure To Allow Rooftop Rain Barrels FailsColorado's only-in-the-nation ban on backyard rain barrels is sticking around for another year.
Plenty Still Pending On Final Day Of Colorado Legislative SessionThe mad dash to the end of the Colorado legislative session is on and major proposals hang in the balance on the final day Wednesday, including reducing statewide student testing and banning red-light cameras.
Testing, Police, Pot To Dominate Legislature's Final DaysColorado lawmakers face a chaotic three-day stretch of work before adjourning for the year Wednesday.
Republicans Push For Major Changes To Colorado Gun LawsRepublicans get their last chance of the year Monday to change Colorado's firearm laws. Lawmakers will consider several proposals, including two bills to eliminate gun-control measures passed by Democrats in 2013.
Transgender Birth Certificate Change Wins House Approval
Bill To Allow Birth Certificate Gender Change In Colorado Wins SupportA bill to allow transgender people to change the gender listings on their birth certificates without undergoing gender-reassignment surgery passed its first test Thursday in the Colorado Legislature.
Colorado Lawmaker Pitching Hike In Minimum Wage To $12.50Colorado voters would have the choice to increase the state's minimum wage from $8.23 an hour to $12.50 with legislation introduced Thursday by a Democratic lawmaker.
Colorado Senate OKs Repeal Of Ammunition Magazine LimitsA bill to repeal limits on the size of ammunition magazines has cleared the Colorado Senate with three Democrats joining every Republican in passing the proposal.
Microbead Ban Nears Final Approval In Colorado A ban on tiny plastic particles from soaps and cosmetic products is nearing final approval in the Colorado Legislature.
Things To Know At The Colorado Capitol This WeekAmong the topics to be tackled by Colorado lawmakers this week are ammo limits, discrimination and gay rights, student surveys and cottage foods.
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