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Revenge Porn Penalties Among New Colorado Laws

Online posting of intimate pictures or videos of former romantic partners as a form or revenge will carry criminal penalties in Colorado beginning Tuesday as new laws take effect involving several issues.

06/30/2014

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Plan Would Direct Pot Taxes Toward Drug Education

Colorado would save most of its marijuana tax money while spending about $23 million on school nurses and drug treatment and outreach under a plan approved Tuesday be legislative budget writers.

04/23/2014

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Colorado Budget Finalized, Heads To Hickenlooper

Lawmakers approved a $23 billion budget for Colorado next year, sending to the governor a spending plan that increases money for public schools, colleges, and funds an aerial firefighting fleet.

04/15/2014

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Not As Many People Buying Recreational Pot As Predicted

Sales tax revenue on recreational marijuana in Colorado is down compared to early projections.

04/08/2014

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Gov. Hickenlooper Scales Back Pot Tax Prediction

Colorado’s uncertain marijuana market has prompted the governor to ratchet back his projection of how much tax the newly legal drug could produce.

04/07/2014

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Colorado Has More Money To Spend Next Year

Colorado’s public schools and colleges are getting hundreds of millions to make up for budget cuts in next year’s proposed budget, and with the economy on the upswing, there’s money left over to save for a rainy day.

03/26/2014

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Bill Would Further Help Low Income Parents With Child Care

Child care can be so expensive some parents don’t work just because they can’t afford to. Now some state lawmakers want to change that.

03/19/2014

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‘ReHire Colorado’ Program Assists Vets, Others Find Jobs

Veterans now have an extra boost when it comes to job searching.

02/28/2014

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Bill To Extend Bar Hours Fails

Lawmakers rejected a proposal to allow Colorado cities and towns to extend bar hours after the legislator sponsoring the bill on Monday asked them to vote no.

02/17/2014

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Last Call At Colorado Bars Could Go Later, But Not Without A Fight

Bars could bars stay open past 2 a.m. under a bill moving forward in the Colorado House.

02/14/2014

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