Dickey Lee Hullinghorst
Colorado lawmakers concluded the 2015 legislative session Wednesday by passing a major education overhaul that reduces student testing statewide, one of several substantial bills they finished hours before they adjourned.
Colorado lawmakers face a chaotic three-day stretch of work before adjourning for the year Wednesday.
A woman accused of cutting into the belly of an expectant mother to claim the unborn child can’t be charged under Colorado law with murder. But Republicans in the state Senate advanced a bill Wednesday aimed at changing that situation.
A woman accused of cutting into the belly of an expectant mother to claim the unborn child can’t be charged under Colorado law with murder, but legislators in the state Senate will take up a bill Wednesday aimed at changing that.
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.
Democrats rejected a Republican attempt to repeal new background-check requirements for private guns sales in Colorado.
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.
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.
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.
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.