Lawmakers Debate Overhaul In Mental Crisis TreatmentState lawmakers are debating a massive overhaul in how people going through a mental crisis are treated in Colorado. The bill has bipartisan support.
Bill Would Make It A Crime To Pretend A Pet Is A Service AnimalFake service dogs are becoming more and more common. There are even companies that sell phony certificates and vests, and lawmakers are now taking action.
Police-Related Bills Introduced In Colorado LegislatureA Colorado House committee unanimously passed a bill Thursday that would require police agencies to videotape interrogations of suspects in certain felony cases as a way to prevent false confessions.
Colorado Right-To-Die Bill Approved By House PanelA Democrat-led state House committee has approved a Colorado right-to-die bill that would provide a legal option for the terminally ill to end their lives.
Battleground Colorado Enters 2016 With Abortion DebatesColorado Republicans could be forgiven for thinking that several years of fiery political contests over abortion and reproductive rights were behind them.
Colorado Nears Agreement On Cyber HarassmentColorado lawmakers cleared the way for a bill to make cyberbullying a crime on Monday, settling a dispute over religious speech.
Body Cameras Headline Another Day Of Police Oversight BillsColorado law enforcement would be encouraged to expand the use of body cameras with a measure given initial approval as legislators considered several police accountability bills Tuesday.
Colorado Democrats Advance Minimum Wage MeasuresDemocrats pushing to raise the minimum wage in Colorado achieved a couple of temporary victories Monday with measures addressing the issue, including one that would ask voters to incrementally increase wages.
Bill To Change Juvenile Sentencing In Colorado ShelvedA proposal to change lifelong prison sentences for juveniles in Colorado has been shelved at the request of the bill sponsor.
Colorado Considers Additional Police OversightDemocrats are spearheading a package of legislation aimed at expanding oversight of Colorado law enforcement and placing limits on their power, a response to allegations of excessive force both in the state and nationally.
Colorado Lawmakers Delay Vote On Drones, PrivacyColorado lawmakers have delayed voting on a bill to criminalize the use of drones and other technology to monitor or take images of someon
State Lawmakers Want Widespread Police Body Cams & ManagementThe Denver Police Department is one of several departments in the state that is testing body cameras as a tool for both police and the public. As these cameras become more common, one state lawmaker is working to make them widespread.