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GOP Begins Work To Try To Reclaim Colorado Senate

Republicans hoping to topple Democrats’ one-seat majority in the Colorado Senate will take a first step next Tuesday when they pick their candidates in two key legislative races in the Denver suburbs.

06/17/2014

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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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