Juveniles in criminal proceedings in Colorado will be guaranteed defense counsel at hearings where judges determine whether they should be released while their case is pending, under a bill expected to be signed into law next week.
A bill in the Colorado legislature to criminalize “revenge porn” moved out of the House Judiciary Committee Thursday afternoon by a unanimous 11-0 vote.
Colorado clarified its marijuana packaging requirements Monday, giving medical pot the same rules as pot for recreational pot.
Frustrated by the special treatment afforded state lawmakers due to their unique license plates, Rep. Chris Holbert, R-Parker, is introducing a bill to abolish the plates altogether, a move sparked by a CBS4 investigation.
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.