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5 Things To Know At The Colorado Statehouse This Week

An inaugural celebration highlights the first full week of work for the Colorado Legislature.

01/11/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Get First Peek At New Digs

Colorado lawmakers returning to work Wednesday have spiffier digs. The opening of the 2015 session marked return to business after years of renovations.

01/07/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Start Session Under New Management

Colorado lawmakers started work Wednesday under new management: Republicans took command in the state Senate for the first time in a decade, and Democrats retained control of the House but elected a new speaker.

01/07/2015

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session in 2013 (credit: CBS)

Partisan Gridlock Could Dog 2015 Colorado Legislature

The legislative session that begins Wednesday in Colorado promises no shortage of juicy debates — from gun control and marijuana, to end-of-life decisions and new limits on oil and gas drilling.

01/06/2015

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Pot Regulations High On Minds Of Colorado Legislature

As the 2015 session of the Colorado Legislature dawns on Wednesday, politicians will once again hone in on marijuana regulations.

01/06/2015

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Uber Joins Lyft In Offering Rides At DIA

Uber is joining Lyft in offering rides to and from Denver International Airport.

12/01/2014

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session in 2013 (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Wrestle Over Birth-Control Funding

Colorado Democrats who credit a drop in teen pregnancy to expanding access to long-acting birth control such as intrauterine devices have to convince Republicans next year to use state funds for the contraceptives.

11/27/2014

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Hickenlooper: ‘Open’ To Discussion About Arming Teachers

“There is not a parent in this state that doesn’t want to make sure we’re doing everything possible to make their kid safe,” Hickenlooper said.

11/17/2014

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Colorado Returns To Split-Party Legislative Rule

DENVER (AP) – Colorado Democrats emerged from the 2014 elections battered and bruised, losing the state Senate for the first time in 10 years and having a slimmer margin of power in the House than […]

11/16/2014

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session in 2013 (credit: CBS)

Newly In Charge, Colorado GOP Picks Senate Leader

Colorado Republicans selected Colorado Springs Sen. Bill Cadman to be state Senate president as the party takes control of the chamber for the first time in a decade.

11/11/2014

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