During critical legislative hearings into Colorado’s Corrections Department and Parole Division, one state senator was regularly tweeting, surfing the Web and updating her Facebook page with information that had nothing to do with the hearings.
The Colorado Legislature’s Joint Judiciary Committee began investigating Thursday what one legislator described as an ‘ongoing culture of problems’ within the state parole department.
A series of CBS4 ”Justice Failed” investigations into gaps in Colorado’s intensive supervision program for parolees has prompted the Colorado House Judiciary Committee to schedule oversight hearings into the program.
Colorado lawmakers will question prison officials about how they’re supervising inmates on parole in light of cases where former inmates slipped out of monitoring bracelets, including a man suspected of killing the state’s corrections chief.
It’s a place where important issues are debated and laws are created- the state Capitol. But one day a state lawmaker reached out to help a victim of domestic violence who literally had no where else to go.
A blow up between Democrats and Republicans at the state Capitol has put a sweeping anti-crime measure in jeopardy.
Cellphones may be subject to warrantless review by law enforcement in times of emergency under a bill up for review in Colorado Tuesday.
One of the benefits of shopping online is consumers often don’t have to pay sales taxes, but a couple of bills at the state House would change that.
A bill to erase the crime of adultery from Colorado’s law books got approval from House Democrats who say it’s an antiquated measure that’s rarely enforced and opens the door for invasion of privacy.
A state House committee has unanimously approved a bill to help victims of rape.