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State School Funding Overhaul Nears Final Lap

The most ambitious change in a generation to how Colorado finances K-12 education is closer to approval. The overhaul won final approval in the House 37-28 Monday. It has already been approved by the Senate.

04/29/2013

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Colorado Firefighting Fleet Moves Forward In Senate

The Colorado Senate gave initial approval to establishing a state firefighting fleet to supplement a fleet managed by the federal government, even though lawmakers have not allocated money for it.

04/24/2013

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Colorado Senate Gives Final OK To Gun Control Bills

The Colorado Senate is approving stricter firearms regulations including expanded background checks, as it ties gun control to mass shootings in the state and elsewhere.

03/11/2013

Following two recent shootings, some public health experts are calling for gun violence to get a scientific approach of prevention. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Fees For Gun Checks Approved In Colorado Senate

A measure to revive fees for Colorado gun purchasers who need background checks has won initial approval in the Senate.

03/08/2013

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Online-Only Gun Courses Limited Under Colorado Bill

Gun owners seeking a concealed-carry permit would have to take required gun courses in person, not online, under a bill given initial approval in the Colorado Senate Friday.

03/08/2013

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7 Gun-Related Measures Considered In Colorado

The Colorado Senate is considering seven gun-related measures from Democrats on Friday.

03/08/2013

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Overdose Drug Expansion Advances In Colorado

An overdose drug that can save the life of an overdosing addict has won initial approval in the Colorado Senate, despite objections the measure could encourage drug users.

03/05/2013

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Colorado Campus Gun Bans Divisive, Hard To Enforce

A Colorado Senate committee will consider a gun control bill this week that would ban concealed carry on public college campuses, reversing a state Supreme Court ruling last year.

03/03/2013

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Colorado GOP Shows Shifting Immigrant Tuition Stance

An immigrant tuition bill has gotten its first-ever support from Republicans in the Colorado Senate.

02/22/2013

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Labor Bill For Firefighters Prevails In Senate

A proposal to allow Colorado firefighters to have collective bargaining even when local governments oppose it has been approved by the Democratic Senate.

02/05/2013

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