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GOP’s Revival Of Parental-Rights Measure Passes Senate

A bill giving parents broad authority over their children’s school curriculum and medical treatment won initial approval Wednesday in the Colorado Senate.

02/11/2015

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Vaccine Skeptics Find Unexpected Allies In Conservative GOP

As vaccine skeptics fight laws that would force more parents to inoculate their kids, they are finding unexpected allies in conservative Republicans, including in Colorado.

02/06/2015

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The Political Strategy of GOP Gun Bills

Colorado Republican lawmakers kept their campaign promise of addressing the 2013 gun control laws with seven new bills, but with five of them defeated quickly, what’s the real strategy behind the move?

02/03/2015

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Romer’s Uncomfortable Advice To Hickenlooper: Repeal TABOR

Former Gov. Roy Romer gave some uncomfortable and likely unwelcome advice to Gov. John Hickenlooper for his second term = start a movement to repeal TABOR.

01/15/2015

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Republicans Try To Repeal Colorado Gun-Control Bills

Republicans are moving fast to repeal gun-control legislation Colorado Democrats passed two years ago in response to mass shootings.

01/09/2015

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Republicans Seek To Roll Back Colorado Energy Mandates

Colorado Republicans want to roll back the state’s renewable energy mandates. And with greater numbers in the state Legislature this year, along with falling energy prices, they’re feeling more confident about their chances.

01/08/2015

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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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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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Parties Vie For Control Of Colorado Legislature

Colorado Republicans hope to erase Democrats’ one-seat majority in the state Senate on Tuesday and cut into, if not overturn, the Democrats’ 37-28 majority in the House. Some key races:

11/04/2014

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Fight For The State Senate Hits The Airwaves

We’re used to seeing the big races and ballot issues fight it out over the TV airwaves, but now the fight for the Colorado State Senate joins the crowded commercial breaks.

09/30/2014

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