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Colorado Senate Approves Repeal Of New Gun Background Checks

Senate Republicans voted to undo new Colorado background checks for firearm sales conducted online and between private sellers, but their repeal is expected to hit a wall in the House.

03/25/2015

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Colorado Senate Approves Repeal Of New Gun Background Checks

Senate Republicans voted to undo new Colorado background checks for gun purchases between private sellers conducted online and in person, but their repeal is expected to hit a wall in the House.

03/24/2015

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Colorado Senate OKs Tax Credits For Private Schools

A plan to give parents tax credits for private schools or home-schooling has won initial approval in the Colorado Senate after a spirited partisan debate.

03/24/2015

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Bill On Mandatory Fines For Animal Fighting Clears Colorado Senate

A Colorado bill to set mandatory fines for people convicted of animal fighting is headed to the governor’s desk.

03/03/2015

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Bill Would Change Way Police Do Suspect Lineups In Colorado

Colorado is poised to become the 12th state to overhaul procedures for eyewitness identifications in criminal prosecutions.

02/09/2015

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Senate Advances Colorado Marijuana Welfare Measure

A bill to clarify that public benefit cards can’t be used at marijuana dispensary ATMs cleared its first hurdle in the Colorado Senate.

02/03/2015

Mike Kane of Evergreen rides in the Upper Bear Creek area. (credit: Tom Meyers)

New Bike Trail Funding Plan Fails In Colorado Legislature

Colorado needs more recreational bike trails — just not a change to how they’re paid for, lawmakers from both parties agreed Thursday as they voted down a bill to direct more Colorado Lottery money to bike trails along state highways.

01/29/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Consider Limits On Drone Surveillance

Colorado lawmakers are considering regulating the use of drones, citing privacy concerns as they look to join at least 20 other states that have set limits.

01/14/2015

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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Democrats Keep Colorado House, Senate In Play

Colorado Democrats will retain a majority in the state House, but it’s still unclear which party will control the Senate.

11/07/2014

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