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Higher Drilling Fines Approved By Colorado House

A bill to increase fines on the oil and gas industry is on its way to the Colorado Senate after the state House gave it final approval Monday.

04/21/2014

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Senate Passes Colorado Traffic Camera Ban

The Colorado Senate passed a statewide ban on red-light and speeding cameras despite objections from some lawmakers that the bill would decrease traffic safety.

04/21/2014

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Bill Expanding Duty To Report Threats Advances

The Colorado Senate advanced a bill to expand the authority of mental health providers to report threats to places like movie theaters and schools.

03/20/2014

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Nicotine Device Bill Clears Colorado Senate

The Colorado Senate has voted to expand the definition of tobacco products that are off-limits to minors.

02/24/2014

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Rifle Law Repeal Approved By Colorado Senate

A Republican proposal to repeal an antiquated law on out-of-state rifle and shotgun purchases has been approved unanimously by the Colorado Senate.

02/19/2014

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Low-Efficiency Plumbing Ban Clears Colorado Senate

A mandatory phase-out of toilets, faucets and shower heads that use too much water has cleared the Colorado Senate.

02/19/2014

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2 GOP State Senators Sworn In After Colorado Recalls

Two Republicans were sworn in Thursday to replace the Colorado Senate Democrats they defeated in historic recalls over new gun restrictions.

10/04/2013

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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

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