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Claire Davis’ Parents Emotional In Support In School Liability Bill

Rocked by deadly school violence, Colorado lawmakers from both parties signed off Monday on a bill to make public school districts liable for shootings and violence.

04/13/2015

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Bill To Repeal Background Checks For Private Gun Sales Fails

Democrats rejected a Republican attempt to repeal new background-check requirements for private guns sales in Colorado.

04/13/2015

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Republicans Push For Major Changes To Colorado Gun Laws

Republicans get their last chance of the year Monday to change Colorado’s firearm laws. Lawmakers will consider several proposals, including two bills to eliminate gun-control measures passed by Democrats in 2013.

04/13/2015

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Colorado Bills Would Study School Violence, Allow Lawsuits

Colorado schools could be sued for shootings under legislation introduced Friday by state lawmakers who say they are sending a directive to education officials to do more to keep students safe.

03/13/2015

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At Session Midpoint, Colorado Lawmakers Have Plenty Pending

What’s been a sleepy legislative session is about to ramp up as Colorado lawmakers head into the final two months with significant debates pending.

03/07/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Start Session Under New Management

Colorado lawmakers started work Wednesday under new management: Republicans took command in the state Senate for the first time in a decade, and Democrats retained control of the House but elected a new speaker.

01/07/2015

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Partisan Gridlock Could Dog 2015 Colorado Legislature

The legislative session that begins Wednesday in Colorado promises no shortage of juicy debates — from gun control and marijuana, to end-of-life decisions and new limits on oil and gas drilling.

01/06/2015

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Tax Refunds At Top Of List For Colorado Lawmakers

Colorado lawmakers are preparing to debate tax refunds during what’s expected to be a packed legislative session where resolving complicated issues will be more challenging with each major party controlling a chamber of the Statehouse.

01/04/2015

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Future Of Fracking Put To Voters In Colorado

The issue of whether local communities should have more control over fracking seems to be headed to voters on the November ballot.

07/16/2014

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Drilling Critics Mull Next Steps After Defeats

They packed committee hearings, waved signs and even publicly heckled Colorado’s governor. But oil and gas drilling critics saw one political failure after another in the legislative session that ended this week.

05/10/2013

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