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Things To Know At The Colorado Statehouse This Week

Among the things that will be keeping Colorado lawmakers busy this week are budget wrangling, voting and photo identification, juvenile shackling and free park adminssion for veterans.

02/15/2015

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State Lawmakers Vote Unanimously For New Witness ID Practices

The Senate voted 35-0 Friday to require a new statewide standard for gathering evidence from eyewitnesses. The measure now heads to the House.

02/13/2015

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Colorado Moves Closer To Immigrant License Showdown

The Colorado Legislature moved closer Thursday to a partisan showdown over granting driver’s licenses to immigrants in the country illegally.

02/12/2015

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Things To Know At The Colorado Statehouse This Week

One-fourth of the 2015 legislative session is in the books, meaning the niceties are over and longer days await lawmakers.

02/08/2015

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Testimony Over Right To Die Bill Gets Emotional At State Capitol

Dozens of people testified to a Colorado house committee on Friday during the first hearing of a bill some state lawmakers call “the Death with Dignity Act.”

02/06/2015

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Lawmaker’s Effort To Alter New Low-Flow Toilet Law Dies At Capitol

Efforts to repeal part of a law that will allow only low-flow toilets to be sold in Colorado starting next year has failed.

02/04/2015

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Group Of Fired Up Mothers Gather At Capitol To Protest Repealing Of Gun Control Laws

Colorado state lawmakers have returned to the issue of gun control again with seven weapons bills being introduced at the Capitol on Monday.

02/02/2015

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Colorado’s Gun Debate Will Be Rekindled At The Capitol This Week

Republicans now have control of the Senate and a larger share of the House. Seven gun bills are up for hearings Monday afternoon.

01/31/2015

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Colorado Considers Ban On Welfare Cards At Pot Shops

Welfare money or food stamps for marijuana? It’s an urban legend that won’t go away in Colorado, and state lawmakers this year are poised to pass a law clarifying that public benefit cards can’t be used at dispensary ATMs.

01/30/2015

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State Representative Hopes To Alter New Low-Flow Toilets Law

A state representative wants to repeal part of a new state law that prevents the sale of any plumbing fixture that’s not water efficient starting next year.

01/30/2015

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