Colorado Democrats moved closer to a party showdown over labor rights Wednesday, when the Democratic state House approved a firefighter labor bill that the Democratic governor has threatened to veto.
Last-minute tangling on next year’s budget cost Colorado Democrats Republican support Friday, when a Democratic budget writer questioned whether $3 million for scholarships could benefit students in the country illegally.
Fiercely debated ammunition limits have cleared Colorado’s Democratic Legislature and are on their way to the governor, who has said he’ll sign the measure into law.
Illegal immigrants are closer to receiving in-state tuition with a bill that’s made it to the farthest point in the Colorado Legislature since it was first introduced 10 years ago.
Kicking off a long, emotional debate about guns, Colorado lawmakers clashed Friday over setting limits on the size of ammunition magazines, a proposal in a package of Democratic bills responding to mass shootings at an Aurora movie theater and a Connecticut elementary school.
Democrats advanced a proposal Thursday to revamp standards for teaching sex education at Colorado schools, despite objections from Republicans who say the measure infringes on local control.
A Democratic lawmaker wants to revamp standards for teaching sex education at Colorado schools.
Some lawmakers want to revamp the sex education programs in Colorado schools. A new bill would require educators to provide children with a lot more information.
The Democratic sponsor of a bill to grant tuition help to Colorado illegal immigrant students says she plans to introduce legislation that is more substantial than what Republicans defeated when they were in the majority.
Colorado Republicans rejected a measure that would have allowed illegal immigrant students attend state colleges at discounted tuition rates.