Colorado Republicans want the state to buy an aerial firefighting fleet to help combat wildfires, but it’s an idea Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper does not support.
A recent accident has inspired a Colorado lawmaker to advocate making it illegal to falsify drug tests.
Despite vehement denials by the Colorado Department of Parole, a CBS4 investigation has turned up numerous state records that show dangerous parolees were either removed from intensive supervised parole in the last five years or never placed on it in the first place due to budget squeezes.
Lawmakers in both Washington, DC and Colorado have passed new laws aimed at putting rapists behind bars. The laws speed up the processing of evidence collected in rapes.
Colorado lawmakers were closing a contentious and weighty term Wednesday with big decisions settled on gun control to immigration to marijuana. But the 120-day session didn’t end without a dose of partisan sniping and a few big ideas left on the table.
A blow up between Democrats and Republicans at the state Capitol has put a sweeping anti-crime measure in jeopardy.
Civil unions for gay couples was a rallying cry for Democrats who took control of the Colorado House in last year’s elections and vowed an early vote on the proposal. They kept their promise Tuesday.
A bill would further clarify existing language in the current law for sex education programs in public schools.
A package of gun control measures began its lengthy and emotional route through Colorado’s Legislature on Friday, with the House approving limits on the size of ammunition magazines and expanding background checks after hours of fiery debate about how to stop gun violence.
A Democratic gun control package began its lengthy and emotional route through Colorado’s Legislature on Friday, with the House approving limits on the size of ammunition magazines after hours of fiery debate on gun violence and how to stop it.