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Bill Addressing Jail For Fines Clears First Hurdle

A bill addressing concerns over poor people being jailed for failing to pay municipal court fines cleared its first Colorado House committee.

02/25/2014

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First Hearing On Bill Addressing Jail For Fines

Colorado lawmakers will debate a bill that tries to address concerns over poor people being jailed for failing to pay court fines.

02/25/2014

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Group Of Moms Descend On Capitol To Protest Arming Teachers

Colorado’s public schools would be allowed to permit teachers to carry concealed weapons under a bill up for discussion Tuesday in the Legislature.

02/11/2014

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Colorado Democrats Uphold Concealed Gun Permits

Colorado Democrats continue to hold the line against Republican attempts to roll back gun restrictions, voting again to turn down a proposal removing permit requirements to carry concealed weapons.

02/04/2014

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CBS4 Parolee Investigation Prompts Legislative Hearings

A series of CBS4 ”Justice Failed” investigations into gaps in Colorado’s intensive supervision program for parolees has prompted the Colorado House Judiciary Committee to schedule oversight hearings into the program.

07/26/2013

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Emergency Cellphone Access For Police Considered

Cellphones may be subject to warrantless review by law enforcement in times of emergency under a bill up for review in Colorado Tuesday.

04/23/2013

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2 Colorado Gun Bills Get 1st House OK With Less Controversy

The Colorado House gave initial OK to requiring in-person training for conceal-carry permits and strengthening a ban on gun ownership by domestic-violence offenders.

03/28/2013

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Colorado Death Penalty Repeal Won’t Move Forward

A Democrat proposal to repeal the death penalty in Colorado failed amid uncertainty about whether Gov. John Hickenlooper would support the bill.

03/26/2013

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Lawmakers Considering Death Penalty Repeal Hear Emotional Testimony

A man urging Colorado lawmakers to abolish capital punishment lifted a container holding some of his son’s ashes Tuesday and said the death penalty would not bring his son justice.

03/19/2013

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Colorado Lawmakers Debate Death Penalty Repeal

Abolishing the death penalty in Colorado will get an initial vote in the state House on Tuesday, as debate on the issue begins in the Legislature.

03/19/2013

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