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Colorado Lawmakers Advance Police Oversight Bills

Colorado legislators gave initial approval Wednesday to three bills designed to increase oversight on law enforcement after high-profile cases alleging excessive force in the state and nationwide.

03/25/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Unveiling Sweeping Police Oversight Bills

Colorado legislators unveiled legislation to increase oversight on law enforcement, including expanding the use of body cameras and collecting data on fatal confrontations.

03/17/2015

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Colorado Considers System To Predict Fire, Flood Behavior

The large, destructive wildfires and major flooding that have ravaged Colorado in recent years often gave responders little warning.

02/16/2015

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GOP’s Revival Of Parental-Rights Measure Passes Senate

A bill giving parents broad authority over their children’s school curriculum and medical treatment won initial approval Wednesday in the Colorado Senate.

02/11/2015

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Colorado’s Top Judge Pleads For Courthouse Repairs

Colorado’s top judge says some of Colorado rural courthouses are “really terrible” and need immediate repairs.

01/16/2015

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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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Low-Efficiency Plumbing Ban Clears Colorado Senate

A mandatory phase-out of toilets, faucets and shower heads that use too much water has cleared the Colorado Senate.

02/19/2014

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Colorado Lawmakers Won’t Pursue Building Code For Fires

Colorado lawmakers looking ahead to the next fire season after a historic year are shying away from statewide building requirements.

11/13/2013

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Democrat Backs Off Universal Health Care Plan In Colorado

An ambitious plan to make Colorado the first state with universal health care was spiked Friday by its Democratic sponsor.

04/12/2013

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Colorado Senate Gives Final Approval To Civil Unions

Civil unions for same-sex Colorado couples have cleared the state Senate for a third and possibly final time.

02/11/2013

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