School violence and mental health would be the subject of a study for possible legislation in Colorado with a proposal that’s close to reaching the governor’s desk.
Colorado Republicans want to roll back the state’s renewable energy mandates. And with greater numbers in the state Legislature this year, along with falling energy prices, they’re feeling more confident about their chances.
Colorado Democrats selected Rep. Dickie Lee Hullinghorst to be the next House speaker, making her only the second woman in state history to hold that position.
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.
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.
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.
Sales tax revenue on recreational marijuana in Colorado is down compared to early projections.
Colorado’s uncertain marijuana market has prompted the governor to ratchet back his projection of how much tax the newly legal drug could produce.
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.
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.