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Police Oversight Bills Getting More Complicated In Colorado

A package of Colorado bills to give police more oversight gets more complicated Thursday when a House committee starts work on proposals about racial profiling and chokeholds.

04/02/2015

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Body Cameras Headline Another Day Of Police Oversight Bills

Colorado law enforcement would be encouraged to expand the use of body cameras with a measure given initial approval as legislators considered several police accountability bills Tuesday.

03/31/2015

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Bill To Change Juvenile Sentencing In Colorado Shelved

A proposal to change lifelong prison sentences for juveniles in Colorado has been shelved at the request of the bill sponsor.

03/26/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Delay Vote On Drones, Privacy

Colorado lawmakers have delayed voting on a bill to criminalize the use of drones and other technology to monitor or take images of someon

03/03/2015

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Felony DUI Bill Moves Forward At State Capitol

A bill that would make repeat drunk drivers face a tougher punishment has advanced at the state Capitol.

02/05/2015

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Lawmakers Trying To Restrict Solitary Confinement

A year after a Colorado inmate held in solitary confinement allegedly gunned down the state prisons chief upon being released, lawmakers are moving to restrict use of the punishment for the mentally ill.

04/22/2014

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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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