Budget Will Be Battlefield During This Year's Legislative SessionThere is a battle over money every legislative session in Colorado but this year it's going to be a bigger fight than ever. The 2016 Legislative Session opened on Wednesday once again with Democrats in charge of the State House and Republicans in charge of the State Senate.
Welfare Recipients Spending At Strip Clubs, Liquor Stores, Luxury DestinationsAs state lawmakers vow to crack down on prohibited welfare transactions in Colorado, a CBS4 investigation has found Colorado welfare recipients spending their payments at luxury destinations across the country.
Lawmakers Want To Stop The 'Foster Care To Prostitution' PipelineState lawmakers say too many children in the child welfare system are disappearing for weeks at a time without anyone looking for them. They also say most of the children rescued from sex trafficking are in the foster system.
Senate Advances Colorado Marijuana Welfare MeasureA bill to clarify that public benefit cards can't be used at marijuana dispensary ATMs cleared its first hurdle in the Colorado Senate.
Audit Rips Colorado Health Exchange Spending
Colorado House Gives Initial OK To Immigrant LicensesImmigrants in Colorado illegally are closer to having a chance at getting driver's licenses, a proposal Democrats say is aimed at improving safety on the roads, although Republicans remain skeptical.
Marijuana Taxes Prove Sticking Point For State LawmakersMarijuana as a potential tax bonanza has Colorado lawmakers wrestling with a question both sides say they don't know how to answer: How much will people pay for legal weed?
Colorado Tax Holiday On Disaster Supplies RejectedColorado Democrats rejected a Republican proposal for a sales-tax holiday on disaster preparedness items like first aid kits, flashlights and bottled water.
Recreational Pot Regulation Work Begins In ColoradoA 24-member task force appointed to set up marijuana rules meets Monday for the first time.