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Things To Know At The Colorado Capitol This Week

The budget, reining in ballot measures, education turmoil and a pricey road plan are among the tops being discussed this week at the state Capitol.

04/19/2015

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Tense Moment During Debate Over Native American Mascots At Capitol

Colorado lawmakers have advanced legislation to prohibit the use of Native American mascots at schools unless tribes give permission.

03/23/2015

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Teacher Tenure Standoff Continues In Colorado

A dispute over new teacher tenure rules intensified Monday, when a bill to change the regulations was axed and both sides threw up their hands in frustration over the legislative effort to resolve their differences.

04/07/2014

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Colorado Tries To Revive Education Overhaul

Colorado lawmakers started work Monday on what may be the Legislature’s trickiest job of the year: Crafting an education overhaul without $1 billion a year in new taxes.

03/03/2014

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Colorado Lawmakers Trying To Make Cyberbullying A Crime

Bullying through text messages or social media platforms would be a new crime in Colorado under a bill that advanced unanimously out of a House committee Monday.

02/24/2014

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Colorado Cyberbullying Bill Advances

Bullying through text messages or social media platforms would be a new crime in Colorado under a bill that advanced unanimously out of a House committee.

02/24/2014

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Lower Tuition For Immigrants Becomes Law In Colorado

Immigrant students will pay significantly less in tuition at Colorado colleges under legislation signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday.

04/30/2013

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School Funding Overhaul Moves Through Colorado House

An ambitious overhaul to how Colorado handles its biggest-ticket budget priority – K-12 education – advanced another step in the state Legislature Monday.

04/15/2013

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Colorado Closer To Restricting Weapons On Campuses

Public college campuses in Colorado would be off-limits for concealed weapons under a bill that passed its first legislative test Wednesday.

02/13/2013

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Colorado May Restrict Concealed Weapons On Campuses

Gun-rights activists and college students thronged the Capitol Wednesday to see lawmakers debate concealed weapons on campuses.

02/13/2013

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