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George Rivera

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Colorado Debates Requiring Water-Smart Plumbing

Water-chugging faucets, toilets and showerheads could become illegal in Colorado under a bill that won preliminary approval in the state Senate Tuesday.

02/18/2014

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Bill To Repeal New Colorado Background Checks Fails

Democrats rejected an attempt Monday to repeal new background checks for private and online firearm sales in Colorado, arguing the law adopted last year in the wake of mass shootings is preventing criminals from buying guns.

02/04/2014

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Lawmakers Hear Arguments Over Colorado’s Gun Laws

Lawmakers heard arguments over one of Colorado’s new gun laws Monday night.

02/03/2014

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GOP Tries To Repeal Colorado’s New Gun Control Laws

Republicans making a case to repeal Colorado gun background checks on private and online sales say the new requirements burden law-abiding citizens.

02/03/2014

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Colorado GOP Tries To Undo Expanded Background Checks

Expanded background checks for firearm sales in Colorado were passed by Democrats last year at great political cost. Now Republicans are offering up a bill to repeal the law, reigniting the debate over gun control during an election year.

02/02/2014

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2 GOP State Senators Sworn In After Colorado Recalls

Two Republicans were sworn in Thursday to replace the Colorado Senate Democrats they defeated in historic recalls over new gun restrictions.

10/04/2013

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Morse, Giron Lose Recalls Over Gun Laws Support

Two Democratic state lawmakers who backed tighter gun laws in the aftermath of mass shootings have been kicked out of office in a recall election promoted by both grassroots activists and the National Rifle Association.

09/10/2013

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Campaigns Push To Turn Out Voters In Recall Election

Two Democratic lawmakers who voted for new Colorado firearms restrictions faced the first legislative recalls in state history Tuesday, elections that tested popular support for gun limits in a state with a strong tradition embracing Second Amendment rights.

09/10/2013

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After Gun Laws, Colorado Lawmakers Face Recall Test

In a state darkened by the shadow of nightmarish mass shootings, two Colorado lawmakers who voted in favor of new firearms restrictions are fighting to keep their jobs.

09/09/2013

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Court Issues Guidance To Count Colorado Recall Votes

The Colorado Supreme Court is considering a question from Gov. John Hickenlooper on whether voters in two legislative recalls have to vote “yes” or “no” first on the recall to have their votes for a successor validated.

08/27/2013

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